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1.01.035 City Auditor to Specify the Form and Style of City Code Provisions.

(Added by Ordinance No. 156865; effective December 6, 1984.)

A. The City Auditor shall provide for a uniform form and style for provisions of the City Code. The Auditor may make minor corrections to such ordinances submitted for filing to provide the required uniformity. The Auditor shall also have authority to change the form and style of current provisions of the City Code to conform to the requirements provided for by the Auditor.

B. Subject to approval of the City Attorney, the Auditor shall have authority to rearrange, renumber, reletter, capitalize, punctuate and divide provisions of the City Code, and to correct clerical errors and omissions and insert captions in accordance with the meaning and intent of the provisions of the Code, and may delete provisions which have become inoperative or ruled invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction.

C. The Auditor may substitute any current title of an officer, bureau, department, commission or committee in lieu of the title originally appearing in the Code provision, in accordance with changes of title or duties subsequently made by law.