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By using this website, you agree to these Terms and Conditions of Use.

American Legal Publishing 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 American Legal Publishing 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. American Legal Publishing may terminate this license at any time for any reason.

The on-line municipal codes (“Code Library”) and/or any other documents that appear on this Website may not reflect the most current legislation adopted by the municipality. American Legal Publishing provides codes online for informational purposes only. Such codes should not be relied upon as the definitive authority for local legislation. Additionally, the formatting and pagination of the online codes vary 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.

For further information regarding the official version of the Code of Ordinances or other documents posted on this Website, please contact the municipality directly.

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.

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 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 American Legal Publishing 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 American Legal Publishing. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to American Legal Publishing 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 American Legal Publishing. Accordingly, American Legal Publishing 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, AMERICAN LEGAL PUBLISHING 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, American Legal Publishing 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 American Legal Publishing 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 American Legal Publishing 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, American Legal Publishing’s sole obligation shall be to pay actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed $1,000.

American Legal Publishing may provide links to third-party websites. American Legal Publishing 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 American Legal Publishing, 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 American Legal Publishing, or in any way relating to your use of the Website, resides in the courts of the State of Ohio and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Ohio in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving American Legal Publishing 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 Ohio, 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.