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(a) Notices when Expressly Provided. No notice, nor any publication of any notice, order, resolution or other matter, other than that expressly provided for in this title, shall be necessary to give validity to any of the proceedings provided for herein.
(b) Failure to Designate Officer. Whenever any notice, resolution, order, or other matter is required to be published or posted or mailed, and the duty of posting or publishing or mailing or procuring the same, is not specifically enjoined upon any officer or person, the clerk shall post or mail or procure the publication or posting or mailing thereof, as the case may be.
(c) Publication and Filing. Notices, resolutions or other documents required to be published shall be published twice in a newspaper of general circulation in the city, unless fewer publications are provided by general law. If any hearing is therein noticed, said hearing shall be had not less than ten days after the first publication unless a shorter time is provided by general law. The filing or recording of any maps, diagram or other documents required to be filed or recorded in the office of the county recorder or in the office of any other public official prior to any hearing or any other event shall be filed or recorded not less than ten days prior to such hearing or event unless a shorter time is provided by general law.
(d) Posting and Mailing. It shall not be necessary to post or mail any notice, resolution or other document or make or file any affidavit in regard thereto, unless no publication is provided or posting or mailing is necessary to provide jurisdiction. In such event said posting or mailing shall be at least ten days prior to any hearing provided therein unless a shorter time is provided by general law.
(e) Where Posted. All documents provided to be posted, other than a notice of improvement, shall be posted on or near the council chamber door or on any bulletin board in or adjacent to the city hall.
(f) Mailing. When any notice, resolution or other document is required to be mailed, it shall be mailed, postage prepaid, to the property owners involved as follows:
(1) To all persons owning real property proposed to be assessed, whose names and addresses appear on the last equalized assessment roll for city taxes, including the utility roll, at said addresses.
(2) In cases of transfers of land or parts thereof, subsequent to the date on which the last assessor's roll was prepared, to such transferee, at his name and address, as the same appear on the records in the assessor's office which the assessor will use to prepare the next ensuing assessor's roll.
(3) To each person, including the owner or person having an interest in property assessed by the state under Section 14 of Article XIII of the California Constitution, who have filed with the county assessor for the current fiscal year, a statement of his name, address, and a description of the property owned by him, requesting that a notice of all proposals affecting such property shall be mailed to him (Gov. Code 58905), at said address.
(4) To such person at his address or as otherwise known to the clerk.
(5) In case of doubt as to the name and address of any owner, the clerk shall cause said notice to be conspicuously posted on the property of such person in the assessment district, at or near the entrance thereto, so that it will be visible to persons on, entering, leaving or passing said property.
(g) Notice of Improvement. Notices of improvement shall be entitled "Notice of Improvement" in letters at least one-half inch in height. The council may provide in the resolution of intention or other document fixing hearing whether and where such notices shall be posted.
(h) Certificates. The certificate of the clerk or officer giving notice by posting or mailing shall be conclusive proof of the giving of such notice, and no affidavit shall be required.
(i) Notice Inviting Sealed Proposals or Bids. Notice inviting sealed proposals or bids for the construction of improvements shall be published in the same manner and for the same period of time as is provided by law for general city contracts.
(Ord. 2443 (part), 1988: Ord. 2277 (part), 1966: prior code § 40.115)