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CITY OF TRENTON
ORDINANCE NO. 705-21

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE TRENTON CITY ZONING CODE, BY REPEALING SECTIONS 22-361 THRU 22-371; SECTIONS 22-391 THRU 22-403; SECTIONS 22-421 THRU 22-432; AND SECTIONS 22-451 THRU 22-454; REGULATING THE OPERATION AND REGISTRATION OF TAXI-CABS WITHIN THE CITY, PURSUANT TO STATE PRE-EMPTION OF THE SECTIONS.

THE CITY OF TRENTON ORDAINS:

Section 1. Sections 22-361 through 22-371; Sections 22-391 through 22-403; Sections 22-421 through 22-432 and Sections 22-451 through 22-454, regulating the operation and registration of Taxi-cabs within the City are hereby repealed pursuant to State pre-emption of the field of regulation, which became effective March 21, 2017, pursuant to Public Act 345 of 2016.

Section 2. Savings Clause. Nothing in this Ordinance or in the Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this Ordinance.

Section 3. Severability. Should any word, sentence, phrase or any portion of this Ordinance be held in a manner invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction or by any state agency having authority to do so for any reason whatsoever, such holdings shall be construed and limited to such work, sentence, phrase or any portion of the Ordinance held to be so invalid shall not be construed as affecting the validity of any of the remaining words, sentences, phrases or portions of this Ordinance.

Section 4. Conflicting Ordinances. All prior existing ordinances adopted by the City of Trenton inconsistent or in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are, to the extent of such conflict or inconsistency, hereby expressly repealed.

Section 5. Readings. This Ordinance shall be given a first reading on December 18, 2017, shall be enacted on January 8, 2018.

ADOPTED, APPROVED AND PASSED by the City Council of the City of Trenton this 8th day of January, 2018.

Kyle F. Stack, Mayor                                                                                                                        Debra R. Devitt, City Clerk

 

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