WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of Ohio has declared that "regulation of truck traffic on municipal streets is necessary under today’s traffic conditions" and that such regulation "is a valid exercise of the police power so long as *** [it] is reasonable, is not discriminatory, and is of uniform operation [Niles v. Dean (1971), 25 Ohio St. 2d 284, paragraph one of the syllabus, and;
WHEREAS, the Village of Granville has a unique and historic character and composed entirely of residences, small business, and farms, and;
WHEREAS, the Village Council hereby finds and determines that uniform regulation of truck traffic is necessary to preserve the unique historical character of the Village.
NOW THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Council of Granville, Ohio, that:
Section I: Sections 301.38, 301.44 through 301.53, 303.99, 305.02, and 339.02 be amended, and Section 331.44 of the Codified Ordinances of the Village of Granville be enacted to read as shown in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein.
Section II: Wherefore, this ordinance shall be in full force and effect upon the earliest date allowed by law.