Ordinance 1758: UPOC 2022

Ordinance 1758: UPOC 2022

Ordinance 1758: UPOC 2022

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SECTION 1. REPEAL AND REPLACE. Section 12-101 of the Goodland Municipal Code is hereby repealed and replaced with a new Section 12-101 which shall read as follows:

Sec. 12-101.  Incorporating uniform public offense code.

There is hereby incorporated by reference for the purpose of regulating public offenses within the corporate limits of the City of Goodland, Kansas that certain code known as the “Uniform Public Offense Code,” 38th Edition, prepared and published in book form by the League of Kansas Municipalities, Topeka, Kansas. Said Uniform Public Offense Code shall be incorporated in its entirety with the exception of:

Section 9.9.1        “Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Tetrahydrocannabinols,”
Section 9.9.2        “Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Certain Drug  


Section 9.9.3        “Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substances,”
Section 9.9.4        “Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substances,”
Section 9.9.5        “Unlawful Possession of a Simulated Substance,” and

Section 9.9.6        “Distribution of a Non-controlled Substance.” 

No fewer than three copies of said Uniform Public Offense Code shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Adopted by Ordinance No. 1758,” and to which shall be attached a copy of this ordinance, and filed with the City Clerk to be opened to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours.  The Police Department, Municipal Judge and all Administrative Departments of the City charged with enforcement of the ordinance shall be supplied, at the cost of the City, such number of official copies of such Uniform Public Offense Code similarly marked, as may be deemed expedient.

SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.  This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its publication in the official City Newspaper.

PASSED AND ADOPTED this 19th day of September, 2022, by the Governing Body of the City of Goodland, Kansas.


Aaron Thompson, Mayor



Mary P. Volk, City Clerk