CHARTER OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM
ARTICLE I.  NAME OF CITY
   Section 100.   Name
 
ARTICLE II.  BOUNDARIES
   Section 200.   Boundaries
 
ARTICLE III.  RIGHTS, LIABILITIES AND SUCCESSION
   Section 300.   Rights and Liabilities
   Section 301.   Ordinances, Resolutions and Other Regulations
   Section 302.   Rights of Officers and Employees Preserved
   
ARTICLE IV.  POWERS OF CITY
   Section 400.   Powers of City
   Section 401.   Procedures
   Section 402.   Limitations on Use of Eminent Domain
 
ARTICLE V.  CITY COUNCIL
   Section 500.   City Council. Terms
   Section 500.1.   Districts
   Section 501.   Eligibility
   Section 502.   Compensation
   Section 503.   Vacancies
   Section 503.5.   Mayor and City Council Term Limitations
   Section 504.   Mayor
   Section 505.   Powers Vested in City Council
   Section 506.   Regular Meetings
   Section 507.   Special Meetings
   Section 508.   Place of Meetings
   Section 509.   Quorum. Proceedings
   Section 510.   Citizen Participation
   Section 511.   Adoption of Ordinances and Resolutions
   Section 512.   Ordinances. Enactment. Publication
   Section 513.   Codification of Ordinances
   Section 514.   Ordinances. When Effective
   Section 515.   Penalty for Violation of Ordinances
   Section 516.   Ordinances. Amendment
   Section 517.   Publishing of Legal Notices
   Section 518.   Contracts. Execution
   Section 519.   Gambling Activities and Gambling Facilities Prohibited.
 
ARTICLE VI.  CITY MANAGER
   Section 600.   City Manager
   Section 601.   Residence
   Section 602.   Eligibility
   Section 603.   Compensation
   Section 604.   Powers and Duties
   Section 605.   Meetings
   Section 606.   Removal
   Section 607.   Non-Interference with Administrative Service
   Section 608.   Assistant City Manager
   Section 609.   Acting City Manager
 
ARTICLE VII.  OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
   Section 700.   Enumeration
   Section 701.   Appointment and Removal
   Section 702.   Administrative Departments
   Section 703.   City Attorney. Powers and Duties
   Section 704.   City Clerk. Powers and Duties
   Section 705.   City Treasurer. Powers and Duties
   Section 706.   Director of Finance. Powers and Duties
   Section 707.   Administering Oaths
   Section 708.   Prohibited Financial Interests in Contracts, Forfeiture of Office
   Section 709.   Acceptance of Other Office
   Section 710.   Nepotism
   Section 711.   Official Bonds
 
ARTICLE VIII.     Left Blank Intentionally
 
ARTICLE IX.  APPOINTIVE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
   Section 900.   In General
   Section 901.   Appropriations
   Section 902.   Appointments. Terms
   Section 903.   Existing Boards
   Section 904.   Meetings. Chairman
   Section 905.   Oaths. Affirmations
   Section 906.   Planning Commission. Powers and Duties
   Section 907.   Park and Recreation Commission. Powers and Duties
   Section 908.   Library Board. Powers and Duties
   Section 909.   Public Utilities Board. Powers and Duties
 
ARTICLE X.  PERSONNEL SYSTEM
   Section 1000.   System to be Established.
   Section 1050.   Impartial Arbitration–Declaration of Policy.
   Section 1051.   Prohibition Against Strikes.
   Section 1052.   Obligation to Negotiate in Good Faith.
   Section 1053.   Impasse Resolution Procedures.
 
ARTICLE XI.  RETIREMENT
   Section 1100.   Retirement System
 
ARTICLE XII.  FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
   Section 1200.   Fiscal Year
   Section 1201.   Annual Budget. Preparation by the City Manager
   Section 1202.   Budget. Submission to City Council
   Section 1203.   Budget. Public Hearing
   Section 1204.   Budget. Further Consideration and Adoption
   Section 1205.   Budget. Appropriations
   Section 1206.   Centralized Purchasing
   Section 1208.   Tax Procedure
   Section 1208.1.   City Council Sponsored Tax Proposals-Vote Requirement
   Section 1209.   Bonded Debt Limit
   Section 1210.   Revenue Bonds
   Section 1210.1. Electric and Water Refunding Revenue Bonds
   Section 1211.   Contracts on Public Works
   Section 1212.   Use of Design-Build Procurement for Public Works Projects
   Section 1213.   Prohibition of Automated Traffic Enforcement Systems (Red Light Cameras)
   Section 1216.   (Left Blank Intentionally)
   Section 1217.   (Left Blank Intentionally)
   Section 1218.   Registering Warrants
   Section 1219.   Independent Audit
   Section 1220.   Sale of Public Utility
   Section 1221.   Utility Rates
   Section 1222.   Sale of Municipal Property
 
ARTICLE XIII.  ELECTIONS
   Section 1300.   General Municipal Elections
   Section 1301.   Special Municipal Elections
   Section 1302.   Procedure for Holding Elections
   Section 1303.   Initiative, Referendum and Recall
 
ARTICLE XIV.  FRANCHISES
   Section 1400.   Granting of Franchises
   Section 1401.   Resolution of Intention. Notice and Public Hearing
   Section 1402.   Terms of Franchise
   Section 1403.   Grant to be in Lieu of all Other Franchises
   Section 1404.   Eminent Domain
   Section 1405.   Duties of Grantees
   Section 1406.   Exercising Rights Without Franchise
 
ARTICLE XV.  MISCELLANEOUS
   Section 1500.   Definitions
   Section 1501.   Violations
   Section 1502.   Validity
   We the people of the City of Anaheim, under the Constitution and laws of the state of California, in order to secure the benefits of local self-government and to provide for an honest and accountable council-manager government do hereby adopt this charter and confer upon the city the following powers, subject to the following restrictions, and prescribed by the following procedures and governmental structure.  By this action, we secure the benefits of home rule and affirm the values of representative democracy, professional management, strong political leadership, citizen participation, and regional cooperation.  (Amended June 3, 2014, filed by Secretary of State September 3, 2014.)