2015 Mississippi Code
Chapter 13 - ORDINANCES
§ 21-13-13 - Ordinance record

MS Code § 21-13-13 (2015) What's This?

The municipal clerk shall keep a record of permanent construction, to be

entitled "Ordinances of the City, Town or Village of ," in which he shall

enter at length, in cases where same have not already been entered, every

ordinance in force, and every ordinance hereafter enacted immediately after

its passage. Such ordinances shall be entered in typewriting, or in a plain

and distinct handwriting, and the clerk shall append to each ordinance a note

stating the date of its passage, and shall cite therein the record and page of

the minutes containing the record of its passage. All ordinances which have

been previously passed by any municipality which are not so entered in the

ordinance record, and all ordinances hereafter passed which are not entered in

the ordinance record, shall be void and of no effect. The ordinances which are

to be recorded in such ordinance record are those which are in their nature

laws of the municipality, and are not mere resolutions, orders or decrees of a

temporary nature. It shall be the duty of the municipal clerk to keep the

ordinance record indexed alphabetically.

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