The Washington Terrace Municipal Code was originally published by Book Publishing Company in 1988 and supplemented by its successor, Matthew Bender & Company, Inc. Sterling Codifiers, Inc., supplement this Code from 2003-2007. In 2008, the City began updating its Code in-house under the direction of Mark Christensen, City Manager. The City Council authorizes the publication of this Code as the Official Municipal Code of the City of Washington Terrace. This Code shall be cited as the Washington Terrace Municipal Code or "WTMC" as an acronym.
The Code maintains its organization and structure by subject matter using a decimal numbering system identifying the title, chapter, and section (for example: 1.01.010). The first number in the sequence designates the title. The second series of number designated the chapter. The last series of number designates the section. This number is designed to aid in searching the code and to assist in subsequent codification as new Ordinances are added to the Code. Vacant titles are designed future use and marked "Reserved" to ease internal expansion. The legislative history identifies the specific legal sources of a chapter or section as noted in parenthesis.
This Code is updated through Ordinance 07-13, passed October 16, 2007. The specific legal sources that comprise this Code have been adapted during the codification process from the original formatting of the official hard copy. In the event of a discrepancies between the online Code and the official hard copy, the official hard copy governs. The online Code is for informational and convenience purposes only.
NOTICE: THIS ONLINE CODE DOES NOT REFLECT RULES OR REGULATIONS THAT MAY BE PROMULGATED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE CODE, OTHER REGULATIONS AND TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION, AND MAY NOT REFLECT ALL OR THE MOST CURRENT VERSION OF LEGISLATION THAT ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE CITY OFFICE.