†††††††† Whereas, the Book Publishing Company, Seattle, Washington, has compiled, edited and published a codification of the general ordinances of the county of Riverside, California; and

†††††††† Whereas, there are now on file in the office of the county clerk, for public inspection, three copies of a document entitled "Riverside County Code;"

†††††††† Now, therefore, the Board of Supervisors of the County of Riverside, State of California, ordains as follows:

†††††††† Section 1. ADOPTION. There is hereby adopted the "Riverside County Code," as compiled, edited and published by the Book Publishing Company, Seattle, Washington.

†††††††† Section 2. TITLEóCITATIONóREFERENCE. This code shall be known as the "Riverside County Code" and it shall be sufficient to refer to said code as the "Riverside County Code" in any prosecution for the violation of any provision thereof or in any proceeding at law or equity. It shall be sufficient to designate any ordinance adding to, amending, correcting or repealing all or any part or portion thereof as an addition to, amendment to, correction or repeal of the "Riverside County Code." References may be made to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the "Riverside County Code" and such references shall apply to those titles, chapters, sections or subsections as they appear in the code.

†††††††† Section 3. REFERENCE APPLIES TO ALL AMENDMENTS. Whenever a reference is made to this code as the "Riverside County Code" or to any portion thereof, or to any ordinance of the county of Riverside, California, codified herein, the reference shall apply to all amendments, corrections and additions heretofore, now or hereafter made.

†††††††† Section 4. TITLE, CHAPTER AND SECTION HEADINGS. Title, chapter and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any title, chapter or section hereof.

†††††††† Section 5. REFERENCE TO SPECIFIC ORDINANCES. The provisions of this code shall not in any manner affect matters of record which refer to, or are otherwise connected with ordinances which are therein specifically designated by number or otherwise and which are included within the code, but such reference shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions contained within this code.

†††††††† Section 6. ORDINANCES PASSED PRIOR TO ADOPTION OF THE CODE. The last ordinance included in this code was Ordinance 803, passed March 14, 2000. The following ordinances, passed subsequent to Ordinance 803, but prior to adoption of this code, are hereby adopted and made a part of this code: Ordinances 804, 805 and 806.

†††††††† Section 7. EFFECT OF CODE ON PAST ACTIONS AND OBLIGAtions. The adoption of this code does not affect prosecutions for ordinance violations committed prior to the effective date of this code, does not waive any fee or penalty due and unpaid on the effective date of this code, and does not affect the validity of any bond or cash deposit posted, filed or deposited pursuant to the requirements of any ordinance.

†††††††† Section 8. CONSTITUTIONALITY. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this code is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this code.

†††††††† Section 9. This ordinance shall take effect thirty (30) days from the date of its adoption.