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2016

Publication of Ordinances Pursuant to Passage of Measure N (November 2, 2004) 

All ordinances will be posted to the Internet. Ordinances will be summarized and the summary will be published in a newspaper of general circulation, at least three days prior to the final adoption. The summary is also being posted below. 

Date Posted Ordinance                                        Ordinance Summary
1/5/17  2016-20   This ordinance amends the Cannabis Business Tax.
 12/5/16 2016-19 

Summary 

This ordinance will amend sections 24.12.240 and 24.16.100 pertaining to Accessory Dwelling Units.

 12/5/16 2016-18  This is an uncodified urgency interim ordinance that extends a temporary moratorium on short term rentals in the City.
 11/2/16 2016-17  This is an uncodified urgency interim ordinance that imposes a temporary moratorium on short term rentals in the City.
10/27/16 2016-16 

Summary

This ordinance will amend Title 18 of the municipal code by adopted the 2016 Building Code Standards Codes.

10/27/16 2016-15 

Summary 

This ordinance will adopt the California Fire Code, 2016 Edition with amendments.

10/27/16 2016-14 

Summary

This ordinance amends sections of the Santa Cruz Municipal Code pertaining to water efficient landscaping.

10/27/16 2016-13 

Summary 

This ordinance adds Chapter 5.78 "Massage" of Title 5 "Business Licenses and Regulations".

 8/25/16 2016-13

 Summary

This ordinance adds Chapter 5.78 "Massage" of Title 5 "Business Licenses and Regulations".

 8/25/16 2016-12 

 Summary

This ordinance amends multiple chapters of the Municipal Code to comply with State law, and remove obsolete sections of the Zoning Ordinance.

 8/25/16 2016-11

 Summary

This ordinance amends multiple chapters of the Municipal Code and the local Coastal Program to comply with State law and remove obsolete sections of the Zoning Ordinance.

 8/1/16 2016-09 

 Summary

This ordinance adds Chapter 6.93 to Title 6 of the Santa Cruz Municipal Code Requiring the Safe Disposal of drugs and sharps.

 6/29/16  2016-10  This ordinance adds section 13.08 "Littering" to chapter 13.08 "Beaches and Parks" of the Santa Cruz Municipal Code declaring the presence of an emergency and the urgency thereof.
 6/17/16 2016-08 

 Summary

This ordinance amends Chapter 10.40 pertaining to citywide overnight parking regulations for oversized vehicles.

 5/16/16 2016-07

 Summary

This ordinance repeals and adds chapters to the Santa Cruz Municipal Code pertaining to vending and display devices on City property.

 4/27/16 2016-06 

 Summary

This ordinance amends Chapter 16.04 pertaining to water services, amends Section 16.13.010 pertaining to unified utilities billing system and adds chapters 16.00 for general water service definitions, 16.09 pertaining to water service improvements, 16.11 pertaining to water service accounts, 16.14 pertaining to system development charges, and 16.15 pertaining to water use.  

 4/21/16 2016-05 Summary

This ordinance repeals Ordinance No. 2013-18 and reinstates Chapter 9.56 in effect prior to its enactment (as amended by Ordinance No. 94-01) pertaining to the preservation of heritage trees.

 2/11/16  2016-04  Summary
This ordinance adds sign regulations, which were formerly located in the Downtown Recovery Plan, to Title 24 of the Zoning Code; simplifies standards, eliminates the sign permit process for certain types of signs, and clarifies sign permit requirements City-wide.
 2/2/16  2016-03 Summary
This ordinance changes the notice period for removal of bicycles or parts thereof that are a public nuisance from seven days to 48 hours. 
 2/2/16 2016-02  Summary
This uncodified ordinance approves the Development Agreement for a four-story building with 94 residential condominiums and commercial space at 555 Pacific Avenue. 
 1/13/16 2016-01 Summary
This ordinance would allow the use of alcohol at the Loch Lomond Recreation Area with a valid City-issued permit and subject to certain restrictions.

 

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