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PREFACE
ARTICLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS*
ARTICLE II DEFINITIONS*
ARTICLE III GENERAL RULES*
ARTICLE IIIa ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR AGING AND INDEPENDENCE SERVICES*
ARTICLE IIIb COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY*
ARTICLE IIIc PAST GRAND JURORS ASSOCIATION IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE IIIj AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM*
ARTICLE IIIk AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM FOR VENDORS*
ARTICLE III l AFFIRMATIVE ACTION ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE IIIm AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAM -- EMPLOYMENT*
ARTICLE IIIn SAN DIEGO COUNTY COMMITTEE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES*
ARTICLE IIIo COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COORDINATING COUNCIL*
ARTICLE IIIp FIRST 5 COMMISSION OF SAN DIEGO*
ARTICLE IIIq SAN DIEGO COUNTY BUSINESS PRACTICES REVIEW COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE IIIr REGIONAL SECURITY COMMISSION*
ARTICLE IIIs NORTH COUNTY GANG COMMISSION*
ARTICLE IIIt POLINSKY CHILDREN’S CENTER ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE IIIu SAN DIEGO SEX OFFENDER MANAGEMENT COUNCIL*
ARTICLE IIIv CHILD AND FAMILY STRENGTHENING ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE IV SAN DIEGO COUNTY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN AND GIRLS*
ARTICLE IV-A ASSESSOR / RECORDER / COUNTY CLERK*
ARTICLE IV-B ASSESSMENT APPEALS BOARD*
ARTICLE IV-C ASSESSMENT HEARING OFFICER*
ARTICLE V AUDITOR AND CONTROLLER*
ARTICLE V-A PROCESSING AND CERTIFICATION OF ROUTINE CLAIMS*
ARTICLE VI BOUNDARY CHANGES*
ARTICLE VII BUDGET AND FINANCIAL PROCEDURES AND APPROPRIATION, REVENUE AND STAFFING LIMITATIONS*
ARTICLE VIIa TEMPORARY TRANSFERS OF FUNDS TO SPECIFIED AGENCIES WITHIN THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO*
ARTICLE VIII CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER*
ARTICLE IX OFFICE OF COUNTY COUNSEL*
ARTICLE X CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY*
ARTICLE X-A CLERK OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS*
ARTICLE XI DEPARTMENT OF THE CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER*
ARTICLE XII COUNTY CLERK*
ARTICLE XII-A COUNTY LIBRARIAN*
ARTICLE XII-B DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE - WEIGHTS AND MEASURES*
ARTICLE XII-C CITY/COUNTY TASK FORCE ON AGRICULTURAL/URBAN ISSUES AND PESTICIDES*
ARTICLE XII-D DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES*
ARTICLE XII-E PESTICIDE TASK FORCE*
ARTICLE XII-F COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE**
ARTICLE XIII-A DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND RECOVERY*
ARTICLE XIII-B DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SERVICES*
ARTICLE XIV JUVENILE DELINQUENCY PREVENTION COMMISSION*
ARTICLE XV HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY*
ARTICLE XV-AA SAN DIEGO COUNTY EYE GNAT ABATEMENT APPEALS BOARD*
ARTICLE XV-A SAN DIEGO COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE XV-B HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CHARGES AND FEES*
ARTICLE XV-C GENERAL RELIEF PROGRAM*
ARTICLE XVI CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT PLANNING COUNCIL*
ARTICLE XVI-A ADVISORY BOARDS*
ARTICLE XVI-B SAN DIEGO COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL ADVISORY COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XVI-C SAN DIEGO COUNTY FISH AND WILDLIFE ADVISORY COMMISSION*
ARTICLE XVI-D SAN DIEGO COUNTY PARKS ADVISORY COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XVI-E LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE DISTRICT ZONE NO. 2 - JULIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XVII SAN DIEGO COUNTY FOSTER CARE SERVICES COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XVII-A SAN DIEGO COUNTY CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS QUINCENTENARY COMMISSION*
ARTICLE XVII-B SAN DIEGO COUNTY HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION*
ARTICLE XVII-C EQUAL OPPORTUNITY MANAGEMENT OFFICE*
ARTICLE XVII-D WHISTLE BLOWER PROTECTION PROCEDURE; ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY WHISTLE BLOWER COMMISSION*
ARTICLE XVII-E SAN DIEGO COUNTY TECHNOLOGY OFFICE*
ARTICLE XVIII CITIZENS LAW ENFORCEMENT REVIEW BOARD*
ARTICLE XVIIIa GRAZING ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE XIX ADULT INSTITUTIONS*
ARTICLE XIXa YOUTH CORRECTION CENTER*
ARTICLE XX FEES AND CHARGES*
ARTICLE XXA JUVENILE FACILITIES*
ARTICLE XXI INTERGOVERNMENTAL REPRESENTATION*
ARTICLE XXIa RULES OF CONDUCT AND PROCEDURE FOR PLANNING AND ZONING PROCESS*
ARTICLE XXIb PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW BOARD*
ARTICLE XXII DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES*
ARTICLE XXIIa OFFICE OF THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND PUBLIC GUARDIAN*
ARTICLE XXIIb DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES*
ARTICLE XXIIc DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SERVICES*
ARTICLE XXIII DEPARTMENT OF PURCHASING AND CONTRACTING*
ARTICLE XXIIIa RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK*
ARTICLE XXIV PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT*
ARTICLE XXIV-A REGISTRAR OF VOTERS*
ARTICLE XXV SHERIFF*
ARTICLE XXVI DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS*
ARTICLE XXVIa OUT-OF-COUNTY/IN-COUNTY BUSINESS*
ARTICLE XXVId LIMITATIONS ON MAKING GIFTS AND PROVIDING MEALS OR BEVERAGES*
ARTICLE XXVIe REIMBURSEMENTS AND ALLOWANCES*
ARTICLE XXVII BOARD OF SUPERVISORS*
ARTICLE XXVIII COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE*
ARTICLE XXVIIIa CODE OF ETHICS*
ARTICLE XXVIIId CONFLICT OF INTEREST INVOLVING FUNDING OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS*
ARTICLE XXIX [ORDINANCES REPEALED]*
ARTICLE XXX DEPARTMENT OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES*
ARTICLE XXXI PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT AND ASSESSMENT PROCEEDINGS*
ARTICLE XXXII CABLE TELEVISION REVIEW COMMISSION*
ARTICLE XXXIII COUNTY HEARING OFFICER*
ARTICLE XXXIV COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY*
ARTICLE XXXV NOISE CONTROL HEARING BOARD*
ARTICLE XXXVI LITIGATION*
ARTICLE XXXVII DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC DEFENDER*
ARTICLE XXXVIII DEPARTMENT OF ALTERNATE DEFENSE COUNSEL*
ARTICLE XXXVIII-A DEPARTMENT OF ALTERNATE PUBLIC DEFENDER*
ARTICLE XXXIX DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT*
ARTICLE XXXIX-A SAN DIEGO COUNTY HOUSING, INDUSTRIAL AND FINANCE REVIEW COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XXXIX-B MOBILE HOME ISSUES COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XL SAN DIEGO COUNTY PALOMAR AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XLI REMOVAL OF STRIKING EMPLOYEES*
ARTICLE XLI-A COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY*
ARTICLE XLII SAN DIEGO COUNTY INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION*
ARTICLE XLIII SAN DIEGO COUNTY ADMINISTRATION CENTER (CAC) PARKING LOT AD HOC COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE XLIV SAN DIEGO COUNTY REGIONAL GROWTH AND PLANNING REVIEW TASK FORCE*
ARTICLE XLV TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HEALTH SERVICES MANAGEMENT*
ARTICLE XLVI SAN DIEGO COUNTY REGIONAL ADVISORY BOARD ON AIDS/HIV*
ARTICLE XLVII SAN DIEGO COUNTY TECHNICAL COMMITTEE ON WATER SUPPLY AND CONSERVATION*
ARTICLE XLVIII SAN DIEGO COUNTY MILITARY AND VETERANS ADVISORY COUNCIL*
ARTICLE XLIX SANTA FE VALLEY WORKING GROUP*
ARTICLE L THE TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR ELIGIBILITY AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS*
ARTICLE LI SAN DIEGO COUNTYWIDE MOBILEHOME TASK FORCE*
ARTICLE LIII SAN DIEGO COUNTY EMEK HEFER SISTER COUNTY COMMISSION*
ARTICLE LIV SAN DIEGO COUNTY SOLID WASTE HEARING PANEL*
ARTICLE LV SAN DIEGO COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE LVI SAN DIEGO COUNTY ALCOHOL AND DRUG ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE LVII DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH*
ARTICLE LIX SAN DIEGO COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE LX SAN DIEGO COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS ADVISORY BOARD*
ARTICLE LXI SAN DIEGO COUNTY FALLBROOK AIRPARK ADVISORY COMMITTEE*
ARTICLE LXII OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES*
ARTICLE LXIII PUBLIC SAFETY REALIGNMENT OF 2011*
CODE COMPARATIVE TABLE
STATE LAW REFERENCE TABLE
San Diego County Code of Regulatory Ordinances
San Diego County Comprehensive Ordinances
2008
 
Ordinance Number
Title
Adopted Date
Code Section
9912(N.S.)
An ordinance designating the classes, authorized positions and providing for the compensation of officers, assistants, deputies, clerks, attaches and other persons employed in the offices, departments and institutions of the County of San Diego and providing rules and regulations relative thereto and repealing all resolutions and ordinances inconsistent therewith
01/08/08 (12)
Not Codified
9913(N.S.)
An ordinance amending portions of section 362 of the San Diego County Administrative Code relating to building permit fees and planning and land use permit processing fees
01/09/08 (3)
Administrative Code
Art. XX, § 362 Sch. A
Art. XX, § 362 Sch. B
Art. XX, § 362 Sch. E
Art. XX, § 362 Sch. F
9914(N.S.)
An ordinance amending section 364.5 of the San Diego County Administrative Code regarding department of parks and recreation fees for reviewing applications for discretionary development permits
01/09/08 (4)
Administrative Code
Art. XX, § 364.5
9915(N.S.)
An ordinance amending the county building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical codes and the county fire code
01/30/08 (6)
Regulatory Code
Repealed: 35.300.001 -35.39100.060, 51.0001 -51.3404, 52.101, 52.102, 52.201, 52.202, 52.301 -52.310, 52.401 -52.404, 52.501 -52.506, 52.601 -52.603, 52.701 -52.703, 52.801 -52.806, 52.901,  52.902, 53.101 -53.131, 53.201 -53.206, 58.101 -58.125, 58.201 -58.203
 
Added:
9916(N.S.)
An Ordinance Determining And Proposing For Adoption An Annual Special Benefit Tax For Structural Fire Protection Service Within The Boundaries Of County Service Area No. 112
01/30/08 (8)
Not Codified
9917(N.S.)
An Ordinance To Amend Sections 364.2 And 459.8 Of The Administrative Code To Adjust Fees And Deposits Charged By The Department Of Public Works, Clarify Existing Rights To Offsets And Establish Pre-Intake Assistance Charges
01/30/08 (14)
Administrative Code
Art. XX, § 364.2
Art. XXVI, § 459.8
9918(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The San Diego County Code Of Administrative Ordinances By Adding Article IIIs Related To The North County Gang Commission
02/26/08 (1)
Administrative Code
Art. IIIs, §§ 84.400 - 84.411
9919(N.S.)
An Ordinance To Amend The San Diego County Code Related To The Transportation Impact Fee
02/27/08 (11)
Regulatory Code
77.208.1, 77.208.2
77.210.1
77.212 (Repealed)
9920(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The County Of San Diego Administrative Code Relating To Health And Human Services Charges And Fees
03/11/08 (8)
Administrative Code
Art. XV-B, § 238
Art. XV-B, § 251
9921(N.S.)
An Ordinance Changing The Zoning Classification Of Certain Property (Ref No. R06-009)
03/12/08 (1)
Not Codified
9922(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 89.310 To The San Diego County Code Of Regulatory Ordinances To Form An Underground Utility District On Olive Vista Drive Underground Utility District No. 109
03/12/08 (6)
Regulatory Code
9923(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Section 72.221. 0f The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
03/12/08 (7)
Regulatory Code
9924(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 72.161.35.8. To The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
03/12/08 (7)
Regulatory Code
9925(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The San Diego County Code Of Regulatory Ordinances, Title 1, Division 2, Chapter 1, Relating To Definitions, Title 1, Division 6, Chapter 1, Relating To Appellate Hearing Officers, Title 1, Division 8, Chapter 2, Relating To Administrative Civil Penalties And Title 4, Division 1, Chapter 1, Relating To Parks And Recreation
03/12/08 (8)
Regulatory Code
9926(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Title 6, Division 7, Chapter 8 And Sections 87.205 Through 87.208, 87.218 And 87.414 Of The San Diego Code Of Regulatory Ordinances Relating To Watershed Protection, Stormwater Management And Discharge Control And Grading
03/12/08 (9)
Regulatory Code
9927(N.S.)
An Ordinance Relating To Work Furlough And Amending Section 363 Of The San Diego County Administrative Code To Add Work Furlough Fees
03/25/08 (4)
Administrative Code
Art. XX, § 363
9928(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Compensation Ordinance Establishing Classifications, Characteristics And Compensation
03/25/08 (13)
Not Codified
9929(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Administrative Code, Section 479, Pertaining To Transportation, Meals And Lodging And Other Reimbursement Furnished Persons Donating Services And Finalists Considered For Executive Appointments And Sec. 494. Job-Required Licenses
03/25/08 (13)
Administrative Code
Art. XXVIa, § 479
Art. XXVIe, § 494
9930(N.S.)
An Ordinance Changing The Zoning Classification Of Certain Property In The North County Metropolitan Subregion (R07-006)
03/26/08 (2)
Not Codified
9931(N.S.)
An Ordinance Authorizing A Contract Agreement Entitled “Purchase And Sale And Joint Escrow Instructions” Relating To The San Diego County Operations Center Annex Property
04/28/08 (7)
Not Codified
9932(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Compensation Ordinance Amendments To The Compensation Ordinance Relating To The Terminal Pay Plan Under The Vacation And Sick Leave Provisions To Comply With The New Federal Law
04/08/08 (10)
Not Codified
9933(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending San Diego County Administrative Code Section 496 Relating To The Automobile Allowance
04/08/08 (10)
Administrative Code
Art. XXVIe, § 496
9934(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Zoning Ordinance To Introduce Boutique Wineries As A Packing And Processing Use Type (Pod 07-001)
04/23/08 (1)
Not Codified
9935(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Zoning Ordinance To Make Miscellaneous Minor Revisions Relating To Definitions, Convenience Sales And Personal Services, Mini-Warehouse, Packing And Processing, Veterinary Hospitals, Animal Regulations, Story Limits, Structures In Yards, Accessory Use Regulations, Special Purpose Signs, Gate Entry Structures, Design Review And Parking In Fallbrook And To Clarify And Correct Various Minor Regulations
04/23/08 (3)
Not Codified
9936(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 72.161.17.2 To The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
04/23/08 (8)
Not Codified
9937(N.S.)
An Ordinance Changing The Zoning Classification Of Certain Property R05-006.
05/14/08 (3)
Not Codified
9938(N.S.)
An Urgency Ordinance Repealing Ordinance No. 9934 (N.S.) Entitled: An Ordinance Amending The Zoning Ordinance To Introduce Boutique Wineries As A Packing And Processing Use Type (Pod 07-001)
05/14/08 (19)
Not Codified
9939(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Article Iiio Of The San Diego County Administrative Code Relating To The Commission On Children, Youth And Families
06/17/08 (5)
Administrative Code
Art. IIIo, §§ 84.90 - 84.99.2
9940(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Zoning Ordinance To Introduce Boutique Wineries As A Packing And Processing Use Type (Pod 07-001)
06/18/08 (5)
Not Codified
9941(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 89.311 To The San Diego County Code To Form An Underground Utility District On Spring Street, Underground Utility District No. 110
06/18/08 (6)
Regulatory Code
9942(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The County Of San Diego Administrative Code Relating To The Cable Television Review Commission
06/24/08 (22)
Administrative Code
Art. XXXII, §§ 630.1 - 630.15
9943(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Compensation Ordinance Relating To Tentative Agreement Pending Ratification For One Bargaining Unit Represented By The Supervising Probation Officers' Association To Take Effect Immediately
06/24/08 (23)
Not Codified
9944(N.S.)
An Ordinance To Repeal Ordinance No. 9173 (N.S.) Which Provides a Procedure For Fixing And Collecting Charges On The Tax Roll For Road Services Provided By San Diego Countywide Permanent Road No. 1000, Zone No.14 – Rancho Diego
06/25/08 (2)
Not Codified
9945(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 72.169.92.4. To The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
06/25/08 (16)
Regulatory Code
9946(N.S)
An Ordinance Amending The Compensation Ordinance Establishing Classifications, Characteristics And Compensation
07/22/08 (22)
Not Codified
9948(N.S.)
An Ordinance Changing The Zoning Classification Of Certain Property In The Jamul/Dulzura Subregional Planning Area Ref: R03-015
07/23/08 (1)
Not Codified
9949(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Article Xvi-E To The San Diego County Administrative Code Relating To The Jess Martin Park Advisory Committee
07/23/08 (24)
Administrative Code
Art. XVI-E, §§ 288 - 288.10
9950(N.S.)
An Ordinance Providing For Board Of Supervisors Approval Of The Creation And Continued Existence Of Volunteer Fire Companies
07/23/08 (25)
Regulatory Code
9951(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Articles Xii-E And Liv Of The San Diego County Administrative Code Relating To The Pesticide Task Force And San Diego Solid Waste Hearing Panel And Repealing Articles Xxxi And Xxxv Of The Administrative Code Relating To Public Improvement And Assessment Proceedings And The Noise Control Hearing Board
07/23/08 (27)
Administrative Code
Art. XII-E, § 204.1
Art. XII-E, § 204.2
Art. XII-E, § 204.3
Art. XII-E, § 204.7
Art. LIV, § 860.2
Art. LIV, § 860.5
Art. XXXI, §§ 610 et seq. (Repealed)
Art. XXXV, §§ 670 et seq. (Repealed)
9952(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Section 362 And 364.2 Of Article XX Of The San Diego ?County Administrative Code Relating To County Counsel Hourly Billing Rates
08/05/08 (12)
Administrative Code
Art. XX, § 362 Sch. B
Art. XX, § 364.2 Sch. B
9953(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Section 364.3 Of The San Diego County Administrative Code Relating To Fees Charged By The Department Of Agriculture, Weights And Measures
08/06/08 (15)
Administrative Code
Art. XX, § 364.3
9954(N.S.)
An Ordinance Repealing Section 21.2003(B) Of The San Diego County Code Of Regulatory Ordinances Relating To Fees For Automated Point-Of-Sale Systems?
08/06/08 (15)
Regulatory Code
9955(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending the Compensation Ordinance Establishing Classifications, Characteristics and Compensation
9/23/08 (19)
Not Codified
9956(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 72.162.39.1. To The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
10/29/08 (15)
Regulatory Code
9957(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Compensation Ordinance Establishing Compensation For The Treasurer/Tax Collector
11/18/08 (22)
Not Codified
9958(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending The Zoning Ordinance To Add Certified Farmers’ Market As A Temporary Use, Make Miscellaneous Minor Revisions To The Definitions And Accessory Use Regulations, And Make Minor Clarifications And Corrections To Various Other Regulations
12/10/08 (3)
Not Codified
9959(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Section 72.148.4 Of The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
12/10/08 (12)
Regulatory Code
9960(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 72.148.4.1 To The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
12/10/08 (12)
Regulatory Code
9961(N.S.)
An Ordinance Adding Section 72.148.4.2 To The San Diego County Code Relating To Traffic Regulations In The County Of San Diego
12/10/08 (12)
Regulatory Code
9962(N.S.)
An Ordinance Amending Title 3, Division 6, Chapter 4 Of The San Diego County Code Of Regulatory Ordinances Relating To Noise Control And Abatement
12/10/08 (13)
Regulatory Code