The "Electric City"

City of Horton

Preface


Table of Contents


CHAPTER I. ADMINISTRATION

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Governing Body

Article 3. Officers and Employees

Article 4. Personnel Policy and Employee Benefits

Article 5. Oaths and Bonds

Article 6. Open Records

Article 7. Investment of Idle Funds

Article 8. Petty Cash Fund


CHAPTER II. ANIMAL CONTROL AND REGULATION

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Dogs

Article 3. Other Animals

Article 4. Pit Bull Dogs


CHAPTER III. BEVERAGES

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Cereal Malt Beverages

Article 3. Alcoholic Liquor

Article 4. Private Clubs


CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

Article 1. Fire Limits

Article 2. Building Code

Article 3. Electrical Code

Article 4. Plumbing and Gas-Fitting Code

Article 5. Housing Code

Article 6. Dangerous and Unfit Structures

Article 7. Moving Buildings 

Article 8. Thermal Treatment Regulations


CHAPTER V. BUSINESS REGULATIONS

Article 1. General Regulations and Licenses

Article 2. Solicitors, Canvassers, Peddlers


CHAPTER VI. ELECTIONS

Article 1. City Elections

Article 2. Wards


CHAPTER VII. FIRE

Article 1. Fire Department

Article 2. Fire Prevention

Article 3. Fireworks


CHAPTER VIII. HEALTH AND WELFARE

Article 1. Board of Health

Article 2. Health Nuisances

Article 2A. Environmental Code

Article 3. Junked Motor Vehicles on Private Property

Article 4. Weeds

Article 5. Minimum Housing Code

Article 6. Rodent Control

Article 7. Fair Housing

Article 8. Environmental Releases

Article 9. Insurance Proceeds Fund


CHAPTER IX. MUNICIPAL COURT

Article 1. General Provisions


CHAPTER X. POLICE

Article 1. Police Department

Article 2. Auxiliary Police Unit

Article 3. Property in Police Custody

Article 4. Police Fees


CHAPTER XI. PUBLIC OFFENSES

Article 1. Uniform Offense Code

Article 2. Local Regulations


CHAPTER XII. PUBLIC PROPERTY

Article 1. Library Board

Article 2. Parks and Recreation System

Article 3. Park and Lake Regulations

Article 4. Swimming Pool Regulations

Article 5. Cemeteries

Article 6. City Airport

Article 7. Tree Board


CHAPTER XIII. STREETS AND SIDEWALKS

Article 1. General Street Regulations

Article 2. Sidewalks

Article 3. Snow and Ice

Article 4. Signs and Awnings

Article 5. Curb Cuts

Article 6. Trees and Shrubs


CHAPTER XIV. TRAFFIC

Article 1. Standard Traffic Ordinance

Article 2. Local Traffic Regulations

Article 3. Abandoned Motor Vehicles on Public Property

Article 4. Hazardous Materials


CHAPTER XV. UTILITIES

Article 1. General Provisions

Article 2. Electricity

Article 3. Water

Article 4. Sewer Use Regulations

Article 5. Solid Waste

Article 6. Water Conservation


CHAPTER XVI. ZONING AND PLANNING

Article 1. City Planning Commission

Article 2. Zoning Regulations

Article 3. Subdivision Regulations


APPENDIX A- CHARTER ORDINANCES


APPENDIX B- FRANCHISES


INDEX


2001 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1030- Ordinance Codification- Passed May 21, 2001

Ordinance No. 1031- Amending Article 15-204- Passed June 4, 2001

Ordinance No. 1032- Traffic Regulations- Passed July 16, 2001

Ordinance No. 1033- Public Offenses- Passed July 16, 2001

Ordinance No. 1034- Franchise- Passed July 30, 2001

Ordinance No. 1035- Interlocal Agreement- Passed December 17, 2001


2002 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1037 Prohibiting Jake Brakes- Passed June 17, 2002

Ordinance No. 1038 Amending Article 14-206(b)- Passed July 17, 2002

Ordinance No. 1039 Amending Article 12-203(b)- Passed September 16, 2002


2003 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1040- Public Water Systems Improvements- Passed February 3, 2003

Ordinance No. 1041- Amending Ordinance No. 1040- Passed March 7, 2003

Ordinance No. 1043- Moving Buildings/Repealing Section 4-712- Passed June 2, 2003

Ordinance No. 1044- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1032- Passed July 21, 2003

Ordinance No. 1045- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1033- Passed August 4, 2003

Ordinance No. 1046- Increase in Tax Revenues- Passed August 4, 2003

Ordinance No. 1047- Establishing Horton Sport Shooting Complex Advisory Board- Passed September 2, 2003

Ordinance No. 1048- Industrial Refunding & Improvement Revenue Bonds- Passed October 6, 2003

Ordinance No. 1049- Amending Ordinance No. 1026- Passed November 3, 2003


2004 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1050- Repealing Section 1-301/Adopting an Amended Code 1-301 & Adopting 1-301a- Passed April 4, 2004

Ordinance No. 1051- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1044- Passed August 2, 2004

Ordinance No. 1052- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1045- Passed August 2, 2004

Ordinance No. 1053- Establishing Sewer Rates/Repealing Ordinance No. 997- Passed August 24, 2004

Ordinance No. 1054- Amending Article 15-204- Passed December 6, 2004

Ordinance No. 1055- Amending Article 1-310/City Administrator Powers & Duties- Passed December 6, 2004

Ordinance No. 1056- Amending Article 15-519/Location of Trash Containers- Passed December 6, 2004

Ordinance No. 1057- Re-Establishing Sewer Rates/Repealing Ordinance No. 1053- Passed December 20, 2004


2005 Ordinances 

Ordinance No. 1058- Bond Election- Passed February 7, 2005

Ordinance No. 1059- RSP Franchise Agreement/Repealing Ordinance No. 969- Passed April 18, 2005

Ordinance No. 1060- Amending Article 15-516/Residential Trash Collection Rate- Passed April 18, 2005

Ordinance No. 1061- General Obligation Bonds- Passed May 16, 2005

Ordinance No. 1062- Cable Communication System Franchise Agreement/Repealing Ordinance No. 789- Passed June 6, 2005

Ordinance No. 1063- Zoning Classifications- Passed June 6, 2005

Ordinance No. 1064- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1052- Passed August 1, 2005

Ordinance No. 1065- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1051- Passed August 1, 2005

Ordinance No. 1066- Increase in Tax Revenues- Passed September 6, 2005

Ordinance No. 1067- Vacating Alley- Passed October 17, 2005


2006 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1068- Amending Ordinance No. 925- Passed February 21, 2006

Ordinance No. 1069- Kansas Power Pool- Passed March 8, 2006

Ordinance No. 1070- Amending Section 8-201/Nuisances- Passed May 15, 2006

Ordinance No. 1071- Amending Section 2-113/Animal Confines- Passed September 5, 2006

Ordinance No. 1072- Zoning Classifications- Passed October 2, 2006

Ordinance No. 1073- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1064- Passed December 4, 2006

Ordinance No. 1074- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1065- Passed December 4, 2006


2007 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1077- Display Premises Locations- Passed June 18, 2007

Ordinance No. 1078- Increase in Tax Revenues- Passed August 20, 2007


2008 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1079- Amending Section 1, Ordinance No. 1008- Passed February 19, 2008

Ordinance No. 1080- Amending Ordinance No. 706/Establishing Amended Building Permit Fees- Passed February 19, 2008

Ordinance No. 1081- Amending Ordinance No. 842/Providing Amended Water Service Tapping Fees- Passed March 3, 2008

Ordinance No. 1082- Amending Sections 5 & 6, Ordinance No. 920- Passed March 3, 2008

Ordinance No. 1083- Use of Municipally-Owned & -Operated All-Terrain Vehicles For City Purposes- Passed March 3, 2008

Ordinance No. 1084- Annexing Land to the City of Horton- Passed June 30, 2008

Ordinance No. 1085- Amending Ordinance 15-516/Residential Trash Collection Rate- Passed July 21, 2008

Ordinance No. 1086- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1074- Passed August 4, 2008

Ordinance No. 1087- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1073- Passed August 4, 2008

Ordinance No. 1088- Increase in Tax Revenues- Passed August 4, 2008

Ordinance No. 1089- Service of Alcoholic Liquor Within the City- Passed November 17, 2008

Ordinance No. 1090- Amending Section 15-204/Energy Cost Adjustment Fee- Passed December 1, 2008

Ordinance No. 1091- Zoning Classifications- Passed December 15, 2008


2009 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1092- Amending Section 1-310(b)/City Administrator Powers & Duties- Passed January 5, 2009

Ordinance No. 1093- Amending Sections 8-301 & 8-303/Motor Vehicle Nuisances- Passed January 5, 2009

Ordinance No. 1094- Amending Section 15-204(g)/Energy Cost Adjustment- Passed February 17, 2009

Ordinance No. 1095- Kansas Gas Service Franchise Agreement/Repealing Ordinance No. 901- Passed March 2, 2009

Ordinance No. 1096- Electrical Interconnection/Zoning Requirements for Wind Energy Conversion Systems- Passed May 18, 2009

Ordinance No. 1096a- Amending Section 3-304/Alcoholic Liquor Sales- Passed July 6, 2009

Ordinance No. 1097- Increase in Tax Revenues- Passed August 3, 2009

Ordinance No. 1098- Amending Section 15-204(a) and (b)/Residential and Commercial Electrical Rates- Passed September 8, 2009

Ordinance No. 1099- Zoning Classifications- Passed September 21, 2009

Ordinance No. 1100- Zoning Classifications- Passed October 5, 2009

Ordinance No. 1101- Amending Section 3-201/Cereal Malt Beverage Sales- Passed October 5, 2009

Ordinance No. 1103- Amending Section 3-104/Consuming Alcoholic Liquor/Cereal Malt Beverages on Designated City Property- Passed November 2, 2009


2010 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1104- Zoning Classifications- Passed January 5, 2010

Ordinance No. 1105- De-Annexation of Real Property- Passed January 5, 2010

Ordinance No. 1106- Amending Section 14-205/No Parking Zones- Passed February 16, 2010

Ordinance No. 1107- Amending Section 15-316 & 15-317/Water Service Rates- Passed February 16, 2010

Ordinance No. 1108- Emergency/Storm Sirens & Issuance of General Obligation Bonds- Passed March 15, 2010

Ordinance No. 1109- General Obligation Bonds- Passed March 15, 2010

Ordinance No. 1110- Administrative Fees for Outside Collection- Passed April 5, 2010

Ordinance No. 1111- Amending Sections 15-103(b)(2), 15-104, 15-105 & 15-109/Utilities- Passed June 7, 2010

Ordinance No. 1112- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1086- Passed August 16, 2010

Ordinance No. 1113- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1087- Passed August 16, 2010

Ordinance No. 1114- Conservation of Water Supply- Passed November 1, 2010

Ordinance No. 1115- Amending Section 1-310 & 1-209/Powers and Duties of City Administrator & Mayor- Passed December 2010


2011 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1116- Taxable General Obligation Bonds- Passed June 20, 2011

Ordinance No. 1117- Amending Section 14-205/No Parking Zones- Passed August 2011

Ordinance No. 1118- Increase in Tax Revenues- Passed August 22, 2011

Ordinance No. 1119- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1112- Passed September 6, 2011

Ordinance No. 1120- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1113- Passed September 6, 2011


2012 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1127- Amending Sections 114.4 & 114.5/Operation of Golf Carts & Work Site Utility Vehicles on City Streets- Passed October 1, 2012


2013 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1127a- Amending Section 12-306(b)(9)/Regulating Swimming within Mission Lake- Passed March 18, 2013

Ordinance No. 1128- Amending Chapter XII, Article 2/Establishing Recreation Advisory Board- Passed March 18, 2013

Ordinance No. 1129- Re-Establishing Sewer Rates- Passed April 1, 2013

Ordinance No. 1130- Amending Sections 3-104 & 12-303/Consuming Alcoholic Liquor/Cereal Malt Beverages on Designated City Property- Passed June 17, 2013

Ordinance No. 1131- Increase in Tax Revenues- Passed August 5, 2013

Ordinance No. 1132- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1126- Passed August 19, 2013

Ordinance No. 1133- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1125- Passed August 19, 2013

Ordinance No. 1134- General Obligation Bonds- Passed September 3, 2013


2014 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1135- Sewage Disposal Improvements- Passed January 6, 2014

Ordinance No. 1136- Establishing Sewer Rates- Passed August 4, 2014

Ordinance No. 1137- Vacating Street & Alley- Passed November 17, 2014

Ordinance No. 1138- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1133- Passed November 17, 2014

Ordinance No. 1139- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1132- Passed November 17, 2014

Ordinance No. 1140- Amending Section 15-108(b)/Utility Service Reconnection Chargers- Passed November 17, 2014


2015 Ordinances 

Ordinance No. 1141- Amending Section 15-419/Sewer Specifications- Passed February 2, 2015

Ordinance No. 1142- RSP Franchise Agreement- Passed February 17, 2015

Ordinance No. 1143- Amending Section 15-516/Residential Trash Collection Rates- Passed February 17, 2015

Ordinance No. 1144- Amending Section 2-201/Registration & Vaccination Requirements for Dogs- Passed March 2, 2015

Ordinance No. 1145- General Obligation Bonds- Passed May 18, 2015

Ordinance No. 1146- Electric Utility System Revenue Bonds- Passed July 6, 2015

Ordinance No. 1147- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1138- Passed September 9, 2015

Ordinance No. 1148- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1139- Passed September 9, 2015

Ordinance No. 1149- Establishing Sewer Rates/Repealing Ordinance No. 1136- Passed October 5, 2015

Ordinance No. 1150- Amending Section 1-310/Powers and Duties of City Administrator- Passed October 5, 2015

Ordinance No. 1151- Rainbow Communications Franchise Agreement/Repealing Ordinance No. 1062- Passed October 19, 2015

Ordinance No. 1152- Vacating Street- Passed December 21, 2015


2016 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1153- Establishing Sewer Rates/Repealing Ordinance No. 1149- Passed February 16, 2016

Ordinance No. 1154- Amending Section 12-505/Charges for Opening & Closing Graves- Passed March 4, 2016

Ordinance No. 1155- Amending Section 14-205/No Parking Zones- Passed April 18, 2016

Ordinance No. 1157- Amending Section 9-112/Court Costs- Passed August 15, 2016

Ordinance No. 1158- Imposing General One Percent City-Wide Sales Tax- Passed August 16, 2016

Ordinance No. 1159- Sales Tax Revenue Bonds- Passed October 17, 2016


2017 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1160- Amending Chapter XII, Article 2/Establishing Recreation Advisory Board- Passed January 3, 2017

Ordinance No. 1161- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1147- Passed May 15, 2017

Ordinance No. 1162- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1148- Passed May 15, 2017

Ordinance No. 1163- Amending Section 182.1/Standard Traffic Ordinance- Passed July 3, 2017

Ordinance No. 1164- Zoning Classification- Passed September 5, 2017

Ordinance No. 1165- Vacating Street- Passed October 16, 2017

Ordinance No. 1166- Zoning Classification- Passed November 6, 2017


2018 Ordinances

Ordinance No. 1167- Establishing Sewer Rates/Repealing Ordinance No. 1153- Passed January 8, 2018

Ordinance No. 1168- Amending Section 12-505/Charges for Opening & Closing Graves- Passed January 8, 2018

Ordinance No. 1169- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1161- Passed February 19, 2018

Ordinance No. 1170- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1162- Passed February 19, 2018

Ordinance No. 1171- Zoning Classification- Passed February 19, 2018

Ordinance No. 1172- Amending Section 1-209/Position of Mayor- Passed March 19, 2018

Ordinance No. 1173- Amending Section 1-310(b) and (c)/Powers and Duties of City Administrator- Passed April 2, 2018

Ordinance No. 1174- Setting Speed Limits- Passed July 2, 2018

Ordinance No. 1175- Public Offenses/Repealing Ordinance No. 1169- Passed July 16, 2018

Ordinance No. 1176- Regulating Traffic/Repealing Ordinance No. 1170- Passed July 16, 2018

Ordinance No. 1177- Amending Section 12-201/Recreation Advisory Board- Passed November 5, 2018





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