Ordinances

I. General Administration

1. Finances- Taxes
►Ordinance No. 20 - Property Tax Collection 1954
►Ordinance No. 36 - Est of Cumulative Capital Improvement Fund 1965
►Ordinance No. 55 - "Expired" - Sewage Works Revenue Bonds 1971
►Ordinance No. 59 - "Repealed" - Est of Federal Revenue Sharing Fund 1973
►Ordinance No. 61 - "Expired" - Additional Appropriation 1973 Budget 1973
►Ordinance No. 74 - "Repealed" - Transfer of Funds 1981
►Ordinance No. 93 - "Expired" - Early Utility Debt Retirement 1989
►Ordinance No. 100 - Waterworks Revenue Bonds1992
►Ordinance No. 105 - "Expired" - Sewage Revenue Bonds 1994
►Ordinance No. 129 - Creation of Gift Fund 2001
►Ordinance No. 172 - Est of ARA Fund 2021
►Ordinance No. 176 - Payment of Claims

2. General Regulations
►Ordinance No. 10 - Stray Dogs Running at Large 1954
►Ordinance No. 11 - Animals Running At Large 1954
►Ordinance No. 17 - Nuisance Descriptions 1954
►Ordinance No. 18 - Abating Nuisances 1954
►Ordinance No. 28 - Prohibit Buidling Fires on Streets 1959
►Ordinance No. 30 - "Expired" - Common Defense against Fire 1957
►Ordinance No. 49 - Harboring of Dogs 1967
►Ordinance No. 154 - Establish Fire Protection Vernon Township JC Commissioners 2014

3. Personnel
►Ordinance No. 16. - Duties of the Town Marshall 1954
►Ordinance No. 75 - OASI Ordinance 1981
►Ordinance No. 77 - OASI Ordinance Amendment 1981
►Ordinance No. 148 - Conflict of Interest & Nepotism 2012
►Ordinance No. 162 - Supervisor of Vernon Gym 2017
►Ordinance No. 169 - Marshall Authority to Carry Firearm 2019
►Ordinance No. 177 - 2022 Salary Ordinance


II. Home Rule
►Ordinance No. 1 - Repeal of Previous Ordinances 1954
►Ordinance No. 2 - Corporate Seal 1954
►Ordinance No. 3 - Town Boundries & Wards 1954
►Ordinance No. 4 - Mayor's Court 1954
►Ordinance No. 9 - Outdoor Advertisement License 1954
►Ordinance No. 15 - Circus License Fees 1954
►Ordinance No. 37 - Vernon Forks Conservancy District 1966
►Ordinance No. 123 - Town Tree Ordinance
►Ordinance No. 143 - Commons Hours of Operation 2008
►Ordinance No. 149 - Reestablish Election Districts 2012
►Ordinance No. 150 - Rat Row Designated as Public Park 2013


III. Land Usage
►Ordinance No. 27 - Weed Control 1958
►Ordinance No. 38 - Area Plan Representative 1965
►Ordinance No. 44 - Approval of Plats and Re-Plats 1967
►Ordinance No. 63 - Building Inspections undated
►Ordinance No. 86 - Creation of Historic Board of Review 1985
►Ordinance No. 87 - Creation of Area Economic Revitalization1985
►Ordinance No. 88 - Creation Historic District 1985
►Ordinance No. 89 - REPEAL of Ordinance No.86 1986
►Ordinance No. 103 - Flood Hazard Areas 1994
►Ordinance No. 107 - Fair Housing 1994
►Ordinance No. 127 - Prohibiting Weeds & High Grass 2001
►Ordinance No. 130 - Flood Hazard Areas 2001
►Ordinance No. 141 - Removal Bldg Code - Zoning Ordinance 2008
►Ordinance No. 142 - Zoning Ammendments 2008
►Ordinance No. 157 - Flood Hazards 2015
►Ordinance No. 158 - Location of Bldgs & Structures 2016


IV. Traffic & Parking
►Ordinance No. 6 - Speed Limits 1954
►Ordinance No. 7 - One Way Streets 1954
►Ordinance No. 8 - Street Lights 1954
►Ordinance No. 22 - Parking Regulations 1955
►Ordinance No. 26 - Licensing of Taxis 1958
►Ordinance No. 33 - Repair of Sidewalks 1964
►Ordinance No. 39 - Establishing Curfew 1966
►Ordinance No. 47 - Removal of Unlicensed Vehicles 1967
►Ordinance No. 48 - Unlicensed Vehicles 1967
►Ordinance No. 50 - Parking of House Trailers 1967
►Ordinance No. 51 - Amend -Parking around Courthouse 1969
►Ordinance No. 51 - One Way Streets 1968
►Ordinance No. 54 - Stopping Vehicles at Intersections 1970
►Ordinance No. 68 - Regulation of Parking Vehicles 1977
►Ordinance No. 71 - Pike Street Limited Parking Zone 1979
►Ordinance No. 81 - Left Turns from Washington St onto Hwy 3&7 1983 (1)
►Ordinance No. 82 - Speed Limit through Town 1983
►Ordinance No. 104 - Petition to Vacate Public Way 1994
►Ordinance No. 124 - One Way Streets 2000
►Ordinance No. 128 - Amendment to One Way Streets 2000
►Ordinance No. 131 - Pedestrian Traffic Sidewalks 2002
►Ordinance No. 134 - Skateboard & Rollerblade Ordinance 2003
►Ordinance No. 135 - Parking Restriction 2007
►Ordinance No. 155 - Est Brown St - No Parking Zone 2014
►Ordinance No. 162 - Regulating Traffic Flow (Pike & Gaines) 2017.
►Ordinance No. 162 - Traffic Flow - Pike to Gaines Streets
►Ordinance No. 170 - Brown Street On Way 2019


V. Licenses-Permits-Fees
►Ordinance No. 5 - License Fees 1954
►Ordinance No. 12 - Peddler's License 1954
►Ordinance No. 13 - Sale of Unwholesome Food 1954
►Ordinance No. 14 - Pool & Billiards License Fees 1954
►Ordinance No. 19 - Building Permits 1954
►Ordinance No. 60 - Liquor Retail Permits 1973
►Ordinance No. 90 - Jennings County Airport Zoning Ordinance 1987
►Ordinance No. 98 - Garage Sale Regulation 1991
►Ordinance No. 120 - Electrical Contractor Regulations
►Ordinance No. 125 - Posting of Signs 2000
►Ordinance No. 127 - Digging Notification 2000
►Ordinance No. 139 - Permit Fee Schedule 2008
►Ordinance No. 140 - Building Code 2008
►Ordinance No. 143 - Removal from the Jennings County Zoning Ordinance 2008
►Ordinance No. 146 - Prohibiting Sale or Possession of Synthetic Cannabinoids 2011


VI. Public Works
►Ordinance No. 24 - Tampering with Water Meters 1957
►Ordinance No. 25 - Midwest Natural Gas Franchise 1959
►Ordinance No. 35 - Community Antenna Television System 1965
►Ordinance No. 57 - Use of Private Sewer Drains 1971
►Ordinance No. 73 - Cable Transmission through Vernon 1980
►Ordinance No. 95 - Vernon Water Department Jurisdiction & Utility Regulatory Commission 1990
►Ordinance No. 96 - Rules & Regulations for Vernon Water Dept. 1991
►Ordinance No. 96 - Vernon Sewage Dept Jurisdiction & Utility Regulatory Commission 1991
►Ordinance No. 108 - Sammons Cable Television 1995
►Ordinance No. 110 - Sewer Extensions & Improvements 1995
►Ordinance No. 153 - Utility Disconnects 2013


VII. Current Water & Sewer Rates
►Ordinance No. 152 - Water Rates 2013
►Ordinance No. 173 - Wastewater Rates 2015
►Ordinance No. 175 - Water Rate Ordinance 2021