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Terms of Use

published April 20, 2016

Municipal Code Corporation


TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

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By using this website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use this website!

Municipal Code Corporation may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of this website will mean you accept those changes.

This website, including all of its features, graphic design and content (the "Website"), is a service made available by Municipal Code Corporation and all content, designs, information, services ordered or provided on or through this Website ("Content") may be used solely under these Terms and Conditions of Use.

As a user of this Website you are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to access and use this Website and Content in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use. Municipal Code Corporation may terminate this license at any time for any reason.

The on-line municipal codes ("MunicodeNEXT") and/or any other documents that appear on this Website may not reflect the most current legislation adopted by the municipality. Municipal Code Corporation provides MunicodeNEXT for informational purposes only.MunicodeNEXT should not be relied upon as the definitive authority for local legislation. Additionally, the formatting and pagination of MunicodeNEXT varies from the formatting and pagination of the official copy. The official printed copy of a code of ordinances should be consulted prior to any action or decision being taken.

MunicodeNEXT offers a translation option powered by Google Translate, a third party service which Municipal Code Corporation has no control over. The service provides automated computer translations that are only an approximation of the original content. The translations should not be considered exact and only used as a rough guide. Municipal Code Corporation does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system and will not accept liability for loss incurred as a result. The English offical printed copy of a code of ordinances should be consulted prior to any action or decision being taken.

For further information regarding the official version of the code of ordinances or other documents posted on this Website, please contact the municipality directly. The Content may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete. Municipal Code Corporation reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change and update this Content at any time without prior notice. Municipal Code Corporation does not, however, guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies or omissions will be corrected.

Content is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice and no attorney-client relationship is formed. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the Content is not warranted or guaranteed. Your use of Content on this Website is at your own risk.

You are solely responsible for any Content that you create, post, store or display on this Web Site (a "User Generated Content") and for ensuring that your User Generated Content does not violate the rights of any third party. You agree that Municipal Code Corporation does not have any obligation to review User Generated Content and that Municipal Code Corporation is not in any manner responsible for User Generated Content. Municipal Code Corporation may without notice to you, but shall have no obligation to, refuse, edit and/or remove any User Generated Content that Municipal Code Corporation determines in its sole discretion to be unlawful, fraudulent, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable. By providing User Generated Content, you grant Municipal Code Corporation a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, world wide right to use, distribute, display and create derivative works from your User Generated Content.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions of Use, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights. The Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Title to the Content remains with Municipal Code Corporation or the municipalities. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions of Use is a breach of these Terms and Conditions of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content is subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Municipal Code Corporation. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Municipal Code Corporation and the municipalities.

The Content on this Website is for your personal use only and not for commercial exploitation. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell, sublicense, or create derivative works from this Website or the Content. You may not copy, modify, reproduce, republish, distribute, display, or transmit for commercial, non-profit or public purposes all or any portion of this Website, except to the extent permitted by these Terms and Conditions of Use.

When using this Website, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of Municipal Code Corporation. Accordingly, Municipal Code Corporation assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of this Website.

The Website and the content are provided on an "as is", "as available" basis. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MUNICIPAL CODE CORPORATION DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Without limiting the foregoing, Municipal Code Corporation makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of this Website.

In no event shall Municipal Code Corporation or any third parties mentioned on this Website be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, actual, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) arising from the use of or inability to use this Website or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Municipal Code Corporation or any third parties mentioned on this Website are advised of the possibility of such damages. To the extent this limitation of liability is prohibited or fails in its essential purpose, Municipal Code Corporation's sole obligation shall be to pay actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed $1,000.

Municipal Code Corporation may provide links to third-party websites. Municipal Code Corporation does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. Municipal Code Corporation is not responsible for the content of linked third-party websites or websites framed within this Website and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Municipal Code Corporation, its officers, managers, members, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Municipal Code Corporation, or in any way relating to your use of the Website, resides in the courts of the State of Florida and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Florida in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Municipal Code Corporation or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, managers, members, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

These Terms and Conditions of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Florida, without respect to any conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

If you believe any materials accessible on or from this Website infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from this Website by contacting Municipal Code Corporation's copyright agent (identified below) and providing the following information:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.
  • Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.
  • Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
  • A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.

Municipal Code Corporation's agent for copyright issues relating to this Website is Rick Grant.

In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, Municipal Code Corporation maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders of this Website who are repeat infringers.