Chapter 1.01
CODE ADOPTION*

Sections:

1.01.010    Adoption.

1.01.020    Title – Citation – Reference.

1.01.030    Codification.

1.01.040    Ordinances passed prior to adoption of code.

1.01.050    Reference applies to all amendments as a heading.

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    Emergency clause – Effective date.

1.01.100    Severability.

*    For statutory provisions regarding the codification of city ordinances, see RCW 35.21.50035.21.570.

1.01.010 Adoption.

Pursuant to applicable provisions of state law there is adopted the Bothell Municipal Code, as compiled, edited, and published by Code Publishing Company, Seattle, Washington. (Ord. 892 § 1, 1978).

1.01.020 Title – Citation – Reference.

This code shall be known as the Bothell Municipal Code and it shall be sufficient to refer to said code as the Bothell Municipal Code or Bothell City Code in any prosecution for the violation of any provision thereof or 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 Bothell Municipal Code or Bothell City Code. Further reference may be added to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the code and such references shall apply to that numbered title, chapter, section or subsection as it appears in the code. (Ord. 892 § 2, 1978).

1.01.030 Codification.

This code consists of certain of the regulatory and penal ordinances and certain of the administrative ordinances of the city of Bothell, Washington, codified pursuant to the provisions of the Revised Code of Washington. (Ord. 892 § 3, 1978).

1.01.040 Ordinances passed prior to adoption of code.

The last ordinance included in the initial code is Ordinance No. 832, passed January 26, 1977. The following ordinances, passed subsequent to Ordinance No. 832, but prior to adoption of this code, are adopted and made a part of this code.

    Ordinance No. Adoption Date

    833 February 7, 1977

    834 February 7, 1977

    835 February 7, 1977

    836 February 7, 1977

    837 February 7, 1977

    838 February 7, 1977

    839 February 7, 1977

    840 February 22, 1977

    841 February 22, 1977

    842 February 22, 1977

    843 March 21, 1977

    844 April 4, 1977

    845 April 18, 1977

    846 April 18, 1977

    847 May 2, 1977

    848 May 2, 1977

    849 May 2, 1977

    850 May 16, 1977

    851 June 6, 1977

    852 June 6, 1977

    853 June 27, 1977

    854 July 5, 1977

    855 July 5, 1977

    856 July 5, 1977

    857 July 5, 1977

    858 July 18, 1977

    859 July 18, 1977

    860 July 18, 1977

    861 August 1, 1977

    862 September 6, 1977

    863 September 6, 1977

    864 September 19, 1977

    865 September 19, 1977

    866 September 19, 1977

    867 October 3, 1977

    868 October 3, 1977

    869 October 3, 1977

    870 October 17, 1977

    871 October 17, 1977

    872 November 7, 1977

    873 November 7, 1977

    874 November 7, 1977

    875 November 7, 1977

    876 December 5, 1977

    877 December 19, 1977

    878 December 19, 1977

    879 January 9, 1978

    880 January 16, 1978

    881 February 6, 1978

    882 February 6, 1978

    883 February 21, 1978

    884 February 21, 1978

    885 February 21, 1978

    886 March 6, 1978

    887 April 3, 1978

    888 April 24, 1978

    889 April 17, 1978

    890 April 17, 1978

    891 May 1, 1978

(Ord. 892 § 4, 1978).

1.01.050 Reference applies to all amendments as a heading.

Whenever a reference is made to this code as the Bothell Municipal Code or Bothell City Code or to any portion thereof, or to any ordinance of the city of Bothell, Washington, the reference shall apply to all amendments, corrections and additions heretofore, now, or hereafter made. (Ord. 892 § 5, 1978).

1.01.060 Title, chapter and section headings.

Title, chapter and sections headings contained in this code shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any title, chapter or section hereof. (Ord. 892 § 6, 1978).

1.01.070 Reference to specific ordinances.

The provisions of this code shall not in any matter 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. 892 § 7, 1978).

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 shall in any manner affect the prosecution for violation of ordinances, which violations were committed prior to the effective date hereof, nor be construed as a waiver of any license, fee or penalty at said effective date due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such ordinances relating to the collection of any 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. 892 § 8, 1978).

1.01.090 Emergency clause – Effective date.

The city council declares that the public health, safety and general welfare demand that an emergency be declared and that the ordinance adopting the Bothell Municipal Code become effective immediately upon its passage. (Ord. 892 § 9, 1978).

1.01.100 Severability.

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. 892 § 10, 1978).