Chapter 1.01


1.01.010    Code adopted.

1.01.020    Title – Citation – Reference.

1.01.030    Codification of ordinances.

1.01.040    Repeal of conflicting provisions.

1.01.050    Effect of catchlines.

1.01.060    Effect on past actions and obligations.

1.01.070    References to ordinances in matters of record.

1.01.080    Severability.

1.01.090    Publication.

1.01.010 Code adopted.

Pursuant to Sections 10-3-707 through 10-3-712, Utah Code Annotated 1953, the “Riverton City Code,” as revised, codified, compiled, edited, and published, is hereby adopted. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.020 Title – Citation – Reference.

This code shall be known as the Riverton City Code and it shall be sufficient to refer to it as the Riverton City Code or the city code or the municipal code in any prosecution for any violation of any of its prohibitions or offenses or in any proceeding at law or in equity. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.030 Codification of ordinances.

This code consists of all regulatory, penalty, and administrative ordinances of Riverton City, Utah, of a general and permanent character. Pursuant to Section 10-3-709, Utah Code Annotated 1953, Code Publishing Company, of Seattle, Washington, is hereby authorized to revise, codify, compile, correct, edit, and publish such as this code of ordinances. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.040 Repeal of conflicting provisions.

Any ordinance not preserved as changed, added to or perfected by this revision, codification, and compilation that is in conflict with any portion(s) of this code is hereby repealed, subject to the provisions of RCC 1.01.060 and Section 10-3-709, Utah Code Annotated 1953. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.050 Effect of catchlines.

Title, chapter and section headings shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or affect the scope, meaning or intention of any section, chapter, or title of this code. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.060 Effect on past actions and obligations.

Neither the adoption of this code nor the repeal or amendments of any ordinance or part or portion of any ordinance shall affect the prosecution for ordinance violations that were committed prior to the effective date of the ordinance codified in this chapter. The adoption of this code shall not be construed as a waiver of any license, fee, penalty, debt, forfeiture or obligation due and unpaid to the city on the date this code takes effect. All rights, fines, entitlements, duties, and proceedings existing pursuant to any ordinance on the date of the adoption of this code shall remain in effect unless specifically repealed in this code adoption. No bonds or cash required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance shall in any way be made invalid by this code adoption. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.070 References to ordinances in matters of record.

Any reference in matters of record to any ordinance existing prior to the adoption of this code shall be construed to apply to the corresponding code provisions in effect at the time of codification. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.080 Severability.

It is hereby declared to be the intention of the city council that the sections, paragraphs, sentences, clauses and phrases of this code are severable, and if any phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph or section of this code is declared unconstitutional or without effect by any final judgment or decree of a court of competent jurisdiction, such judgment or decree shall not affect any of the remaining phrases, clauses, sentences, paragraphs and sections of this code. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]

1.01.090 Publication.

Pursuant to Section 10-3-711(1), Utah Code Annotated 1953, ordinances revised, codified, compiled and published in book, pamphlet or looseleaf form need not be printed or published in any other manner; however, the ordinance adopting the revision, codification and/or compilation of these ordinances shall be published or posted pursuant to Sections 10-3-710 and 10-3-711(1), Utah Code Annotated 1953. [Ord. 11-16 § 1.]


Code reviser’s note: Section 2 of Ord. 11-16 provides: “The substantive changes to the code made by Code Publishing Company in consultation with the city during the recodification process are hereby adopted as described in Exhibit A, attached to this ordinance and adopted herein by reference.” The Exhibit A revisions, on file with the city, are referenced in the legislative history notes by “amended during 2011 recodification” or “deleted during 2011 recodification.”