Chapter 1.01


1.01.010    Woodinville Municipal Code adopted.

1.01.020    Title – Citation – Reference.

1.01.030    Codification authority.

1.01.040    Definitions.

1.01.050    Grammatical interpretation.

1.01.060    Reference applies to all amendments.

1.01.070    Title, chapter and section headings.

1.01.080    Reference to specific ordinances.

1.01.090    Effect of code on past actions and obligations.

1.01.100    Constitutionality.

1.01.110    Effective date.

1.01.010 Woodinville Municipal Code adopted.

The City Council of the City of Woodinville hereby adopts the Woodinville Municipal Code, dated 1996, as published and edited by the Code Publishing Company, Seattle, Washington, as the official code of the City, and is hereby incorporated in full by this reference. One copy of the Woodinville Municipal Code is on file in the office of the City Clerk for use and examination by the public. (Ord. 145 § 1, 1996)

1.01.020 Title – Citation – Reference.

This code shall be known as the “Woodinville Municipal Code” and it shall be sufficient to refer to said code as the “Woodinville 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 “Woodinville Municipal Code”. Further reference may be had to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the “Woodinville Municipal Code” and such references shall apply to that numbered title, chapter, section or subsection as it appears in the code. (Ord. 145 § 2, 1996)

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 Woodinville, Washington, codified pursuant to the provisions of RCW 35.21.500 through 35.21.570. (Ord. 145 § 3, 1996)

1.01.040 Definitions.

The following words and phrases whenever used in this code shall be construed as defined in this section unless from the context a different meaning is intended, or unless a different meaning is specifically defined and more particularly directed to the use of such words or phrases:

(1) “City” means the City of Woodinville, Washington, or the area within the territorial City limits of the City of Woodinville, Washington, and such territory outside of the City over which the City has jurisdiction or control by virtue of any constitutional provision or any law.

(2) “City Council” means the City Council of the City of Woodinville.

(3) “County” means the County of King.

(4) “Mayor” means the Mayor of the City of Woodinville.

(5) “Oath” includes affirmation.

(6) “Office.” The use of the title of any officer, employee, or any office, or ordinance means such officer, employee, office, ordinance of the City, unless otherwise specifically designated.

(7) “Person” means natural person, joint venture, joint stock company, partnership, association, club, company, corporation, business trust, organization, or the manager, lessee, agent, servant, officer or employee of any of them.

(8) “State” means the State of Washington.

(9) “Shall” and “Must.” Each is mandatory.

(10) “May” is permissive.

(11) “Written” includes printed, typewritten, mimeographed or multigraphed. (Ord. 145 § 4, 1996)

1.01.050 Grammatical interpretation.

The following grammatical rules shall apply in this code unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) Gender. Any gender includes the other gender.

(2) Singular and Plural. The singular number includes the plural and the plural includes the singular.

(3) Tenses. Words used in the present tense include the past and the future tenses and vise versa.

(4) Use of Words and Phrases. Words and phrases used in this code and not specifically defined shall be construed according to the context and approved usage of the language. (Ord. 145 § 5, 1996)

1.01.060 Reference applies to all amendments.

Whenever a reference is made to this code as the “Woodinville Municipal Code” or to any portion thereof, or to any ordinance of the City of Woodinville, Washington, the reference shall apply to all amendments, corrections and additions heretofore, now or hereafter made. (Ord. 145 § 6, 1996)

1.01.070 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. 145 § 7, 1996)

1.01.080 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. 145 § 8, 1996)

1.01.090 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 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 at said effective date due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of 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. 145 § 9, 1996)

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 hereby declares that it would have passed this code, and each section, subsection, sentence, clause or 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. 145 § 10, 1996)

1.01.110 Effective date.

The ordinance codified in this chapter or a summary thereof consisting of the title shall be published in the official newspaper of the City, and shall take effect and be in full force five days after publication. The Woodinville Municipal Code shall become effective on April 20, 1996. (Ord. 145 § 11, 1996)