Ordinance No. 1441

ORDINANCE NO. 1441

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LYNDEN, AMENDING SECTION 19.63.020 OF THE LYNDEN MUNICIPAL CODE PERTAINING TO FENCE PERMITS AND REQUIREMENTS

WHEREAS, Section 19.63.020 sets the fee for obtaining a fence permit at ten dollars ($10) or such other figure as the council shall from time to time fix by resolution; and
WHEREAS, the fee for a fence permit is currently set by resolution at twenty-five dollars (($25); and
WHEREAS, the Lynden City Council want to eliminate confusion regarding fence permit fees;

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LYNDEN, WASHINGTON, HEREBY ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 19.63.020 of the Lynden Municipal Code is hereby repealed and replaced with the following language:

Section 19.63.020 – Fence Permits and Requirements.
The fee for obtaining a fence permit shall be ten dollars or such other figure as the council shall, from time to time fix by resolution.
The fee for obtaining a fence permit shall be set by Resolution.
Section 2 – Severability.
If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The Council hereby 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 has been declared invalid or unconstitutional, then the original ordinance or ordinances shall be in full force and effect.
Section 3 – Effective Date.
This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage by the City Council and approval by the Mayor, otherwise as provided by law, five days after the date of its publication.

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL BY AN AFFIRMATIVE VOTE, 7 IN FAVOR 0 AGAINST, AND SIGNED BY THE MAYOR THIS 18th DAY OF March, 2013.

MAYOR
ATTEST:
CITY CLERK
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
CITY ATTORNEY

Published March 20, 2013