CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM
   If any provision of this Charter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the Charter, and the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected thereby.
HISTORY
ADOPTED BY THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY
OF ANAHEIM AT THE SPECIAL ELECTION
HELD ON JUNE 2, 1964.
APPROVED BY THE
CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE
JANUARY 14, 1965
PREAMBLE AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 100 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 200 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 300 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 301 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 302 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBURARY 6, 2001
SECTION 303, 304, 305, 306 REPEALED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 402 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2006, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 13, 2007; AND AMENDED
JUNE 3, 2014, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 500 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 1982, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 18, 1983; AMENDED
MARCH 5, 1991, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 18, 1991;
AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
FEBRUARY 6, 2001; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2015
SECTION 500.1 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 4, 2014, FILED
WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2015
SECTION 501 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 1976, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 27, 1976; AMENDED
MARCH 5, 1991, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 18, 1991;
AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
FEBRUARY 6, 2001; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2015
SECTION 502 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON MARCH 5, 1991, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 18, 1991
SECTION 503 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON MARCH 5, 1991, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 18, 1991; AMENDED
NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
FEBRUARY 6, 2001; JUNE 3, 2014, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2015
SECTION 503.5 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 1992
SECTION 504 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON APRIL 9, 1974,
APPROVED BY THE CALIFORNIA STATE LEGISLATURE MAY 6, 1974;
AMENDED MARCH 5, 1991, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 18, 1991;
AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 507 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001;
AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2014, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
JANUARY 5, 2015
SECTION 508 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001; AMENDED
JUNE 3, 2014, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014;
AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2014, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
JANUARY 5, 2015
SECTION 509 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 510 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 1992; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 511 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 1992; AMENDED NOVEMBER 5, 1996,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 21, 1997; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 4, 2014, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 5, 2015
SECTION 512 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 5, 1996, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 21, 1997
SECTION 515 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 1978, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 2, 1979; AMENDED
NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE
DECEMBER 21, 1992; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 518 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 1990, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 1991
SECTION 519 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2006, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 13, 2007
SECTION 600 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 601 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 602 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 603 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001; AND AMENDED
JUNE 3, 2014, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 604 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 1990, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 1991; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 605 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 606 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 607 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTIONHELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 608 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 609 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 701 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 702 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 703 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 11, 1976, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 27, 1976; AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 1978,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 2, 1979; AND AMENDED
NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 704 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 705 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 1990, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 1992; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 706 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 1990, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 1991; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 707 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 708 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 709 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 710 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 711 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
ARTICLE VIII, SECTIONS 800, 801 AND 802 REPEALED BY THE ELECTORS OF THE
CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 902 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 904 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 1992
SECTION 908 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 909 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTIONS 1050, 1051, 1052, AND 1053 (PREVIOUSLY SECTIONS 10.200, 10.201,
10.202, AND 10.203) ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 1998, FILED
BY ORANGE COUNTY CLERK-RECORDER JANUARY 6, 1999; AND AMENDED
NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 1100 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 1201 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 1202 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 1978; FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 2, 1979; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 2, 1982,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 18, 1983
SECTION 1203 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 1978, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 2, 1979; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 2, 1982,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 18, 1983
SECTION 1204 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 1206 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 1990, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 1991
SECTION 1207 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON APRIL 11, 1978, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 25, 1978; AND REPEALED ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 1208.1 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 8, 2016, FILED BY THE
SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 17, 2017
SECTION 1210 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTIONS HELD ON  NOVEMBER 2, 1982, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 18, 1983; AND AMENDED JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 1210.1 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 2, 1981, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JULY 20, 1981
SECTION 1211 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 1976, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 27, 1976; AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 1978,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 2, 1979; AND AMENDED
NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 1992
SECTIONS 1212, 1213, 1214 AND 1215 REPEALED
AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 2000, FILED BY THE
SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 1212 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 2010, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 7, 2011
SECTION 1213 ADDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 2, 2010, FILED
WITH THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 7, 2011
SECTION 1216 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 1990, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 1991; REPEALED JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 1217 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 1992; AND REPEALED JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 1219 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS OF
THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON JUNE 3, 2014, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 1221 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 1976, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 27, 1976; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 6, 1990,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 1991
SECTION 1222 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 7, 1978, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 2, 1979; AND AMENDED JUNE 3, 2014,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
SECTION 1300 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 2, 1982, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE JANUARY 18, 1983; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001
SECTION 1501 AMENDED BY THE ELECTORS
OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM AT THE ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 1992, FILED
BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE DECEMBER 21, 1992; AND AMENDED NOVEMBER 7, 2000,
FILED BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 6, 2001