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City Charter (Chapters 1 - 15)
Title 1 General Provisions
Title 2 Legislation & Elections
Title 3 Administration
Title 4 Original Art Murals
Title 5 Revenue and Finance
Title 6 Special Taxes
Title 7 Business Licenses
Title 8 Health and Sanitation
Title 9 Protected Sick Time
Title 10 Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations
Title 11 Trees
Title 12 Air Pollution Emergency Responses
Title 13 Animals
Title 14 Public Order and Police
Title 15 Emergency Code
Title 16 Vehicles and Traffic
Title 17 Public Improvements
Title 18 Noise Control
Title 19 Harbors
Title 20 Parks and Recreation
Title 21 Water
Title 22 Hearings Officer
Title 23 Civil Rights
Title 24 Building Regulations
Title 25 Plumbing Regulations
Title 26 Electrical Regulations
Title 27 Heating and Ventilating Regulations
Title 28 Floating Structures
Title 29 Property Maintenance Regulations
Title 30 Affordable Housing
Title 31 Fire Regulations
Title 32 Signs and Related Regulations
Title 33 Planning and Zoning (PDF format)
Title 34 (Repealed)
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Online City Code
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Online City Charter
Last amended by Measures 26-145 effective January 1, 2013.

Title 33 Planning & Zoning
Updated by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability on its own website in PDF format.  Searches of the Online Code will not search Title 33.


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