Nebraska Revised Statute 15-402

Chapter 15


Ordinances, passage; publication; proof.

Ordinances shall be passed pursuant to such rules and regulations as the council may provide, and may be proved by the certificate of the clerk under seal of the city. The passage, approval, publication or posting of ordinances shall be sufficiently proved by certificate of the clerk under seal of the city showing when passed and approved, when and in what paper published or when, by whom, and where the same was posted. Ordinances printed or published in book or pamphlet form, purporting to be published under authority of the city, shall be received in evidence in all courts without further proof. All such ordinances need not be otherwise published and shall be received in court as evidence of the passage, approval and publication thereof, as required by law, and of the respective dates thereof.


  • Laws 1901, c. 16, § 127, p. 125;
  • R.S.1913, § 4511;
  • C.S.1922, § 3897;
  • C.S.1929, § 15-402;
  • R.S.1943, § 15-402.


  • Courts will not enjoin passage of unauthorized ordinance. Chicago, R. I. & P. Ry. Co. v. City of Lincoln, 85 Neb. 733, 124 N.W. 142 (1910).