Chapter 1.01


1.01.010    Adoption.

1.01.020    Title – Citation – Reference.

1.01.030    Codification authority.

1.01.040    Ordinances passed prior to adoption of the code.

1.01.050    Reference applies to all amendments.

1.01.060    Title, chapter and section headings.

1.01.070    Reference to specific ordinances.

1.01.080    Effect of code on past actions and obligations.

1.01.090    Effective date.

1.01.100    Constitutionality.

1.01.010 Adoption.

The Palmer Municipal Code, as compiled, edited and published by Code Publishing Company, Seattle, Washington, is adopted as the codification of ordinances of the city required by AS 29.25.050. (Ord. 05-037 § 3, 2005; Ord. 229 § 1, 1979)

1.01.020 Title – Citation – Reference.

This code shall be known as the “Palmer Municipal Code” and it shall be sufficient to refer to said code as the “Palmer Municipal Code” in any prosecution for the violation of any provision thereof or in any proceeding at law or equity. It shall be sufficient to designate any ordinance adding to, amending, correcting or repealing all or any part or portion thereof as an addition to, amendment to, correction or repeal of the “Palmer Municipal Code.” Further reference may be had to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the “Palmer Municipal Code” and such references shall apply to that numbered title, chapter, section or subsection as it appears in the code. (Ord. 229 § 2, 1979)

1.01.030 Codification authority.

This code consists of all the regulatory and penal ordinances and certain of the administrative ordinances of the city of Palmer, Alaska, codified pursuant to the provisions of Section 29.25.050 of the Alaska Statutes. (Ord. 05-037 § 4, 2005; Ord. 229 § 3, 1979)

1.01.040 Ordinances passed prior to adoption of the code.

The last ordinance included in the compilation of the Palmer Municipal Code is Ordinance 605, passed June 24, 2003. The following ordinances, passed subsequent to Ordinance 605, but prior to adoption of this code, are adopted and made a part of this code: Ordinances 606, 608, 609, 613, 614, 615, 616, 620, 625, 626, 627, 630, 631, 632, 634, 635, 644, 646, 647, 648, 05-001, 05-002, 05-003, 05-004, 05-008, 05-009, 05-010, and 05-011. (Ord. 05-037 § 5, 2005; Ord. 229 § 4, 1979)

1.01.050 Reference applies to all amendments.

Whenever a reference is made to this code as the “Palmer Municipal Code” or to any portion thereof, or to any ordinance of the city of Palmer, Alaska, the reference shall apply to all amendments, corrections and additions heretofore, now or hereafter made. (Ord. 229 § 5, 1979)

1.01.060 Title, chapter and section headings.

Title, chapter and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any title, chapter or section hereof. (Ord. 229 § 6, 1979)

1.01.070 Reference to specific ordinances.

The provisions of this code shall not in any manner affect matters of record which refer to or are otherwise connected with ordinances which are therein specifically designated by number or otherwise and which are included within the code, but such reference shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions contained within this code. (Ord. 229 § 7, 1979)

1.01.080 Effect of code on past actions and obligations.

Neither the adoption of this code nor the repeal or amendment hereby of any ordinance or part or portion of any ordinance of the city of Palmer shall in any manner affect the prosecution for violations of ordinances, which violations were committed prior to the effective date hereof, nor be construed as a waiver of any license, fee, or penalty as said effective date due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such license, fee, or penalty, or the penal provisions applicable to any violation thereof, nor to affect the validity of any bond or cash deposit in lieu thereof required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance and all rights and obligations thereunder appertaining shall continue in full force and effect. (Ord. 229 § 8, 1979)

1.01.090 Effective date.

This code shall become effective on the date the ordinance adopting this code as the “Palmer Municipal Code” shall become effective. (Ord. 229 § 9, 1979)

1.01.100 Constitutionality.

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this code is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this code. The council declares that it would have passed this code, and each section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases had been declared invalid or unconstitutional, and if for any reason this code should be declared invalid or unconstitutional, then the original ordinance or ordinances shall be in full force and effect. (Ord. 229 § 10, 1979)