AGENCY: Sevier County (Utah). County Commission

SERIES: 24267
TITLE: Ordinances
DATES: 1896-
ARRANGEMENT: Numerical by ordinance number, numbers assigned chronologically

DESCRIPTION: These records document the legislative action of the county commissioners. The county commission may "pass all ordinances and rules and make all regulations, not repugnant to law, necessary for carrying into effort or discharging the powers and duties" of their office (UCA 17-5-263 (1995)). The county clerk is required "to authenticate with his signature and the seal of the county clerk all ordinances or laws passed by the board and record the same at length in the ordinance book" (UCA 17-5-209(9) (1995)). Early ordinances are in a book containing transcriptions of ordinances as well as some correspondence related to the establishment of individual ordinances. These records document the legislative action of the county commissioners. The county commission may "pass all ordinances and rules and make all regulations, not repugnant to law, necessary for carrying into effort or discharging the powers and duties" of their office (UCA 17-53-223 (1)(a) (2000)). The county clerk is required "to authenticate with his signature and the seal of the county clerk all ordinances or laws passed by the board and record the same at length in the ordinance book" (UCA 17-20-1.7 (2000)).

RETENTION

Permanent. Retain until administrative need ends

DISPOSITION

Transfer to Archives.

RETENTION AND DISPOSITION AUTHORIZATION

These records are in Archives' permanent custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently after being microfilmed.

Microfilm master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office permanently.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfiche master: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

Microfiche duplicate: Retain in State Archives permanently with authority to weed.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

Ordinances have legal value because they are municipal laws. They have historical value because ongoing ordinances document changes to the law over time.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Public


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