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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
2020
 
 
Ordinance Number
Title
Adopted Date
Code Section
10644 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 365 AND 366 OF ARTICLE XXA, SECTIONS 440.1 AND 445 OF ARTICLE XXV, AND SECTION 942 OF ARTICLE LXII OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE RELATING TO OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES, PROBATION, AND SHERIFF
01/14/2020 (10)
Administrative Code
10645 (N.S.)
ORDINANCE AMENDING PORTIONS OF ADMININSTRATIVE CODE SECTIONS 451-467 REGARDING THE FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS 
01/15/2020 (2)
Administrative Code
10646 (N.S.)
ORDINANCE AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS IN TITLE 7 REGARDING HIGHWAYS AND TRAFFIC IN THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY CODE OF REGULATORY ORDINANCES
01/15/2020 (3)
Regulatory Code
 
Deleting: 72.142.3, 72.142.31, 72.142.32, 72.142.33, 72.142.34, 72.142.35, 72.142.36, 72.142.37, 72.148, 72.151, 72.152, 72.156, 72.161, 72.161.11, 72.161.20, 72.161.22, 72.161.47, 72.161.48, 72.161.49, 72.161.50, 72.161.51, 72.161.52, 72.161.53, 72.161.54, 72.161.55, 72.161.56, 72.161.58, 72.161.6, 72.161.61, 72.161.64, 72.161.67, 72.161.7, 72.161.71, 72.161.72, 72.161.73, 72.161.74, 72.161.75, 72.161.76, 72.161.77, 72.161.78, 72.161.79, 72.161.8, 72.161.87, 72.163.11, 72.174.2, 72.174.31, 72.175.53, 72.176.3, 72.176.4, 72.177, 72.197.14, 72.179.15, 72.179.41, 72.184, 72.194, 72.194.1, 72.243.21, 72.243.22, 72.243.23, 72.243.25
10647 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE ADDING PROVISIONS TO TITLE 3, DIVISION 2 OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY REGULATORY CODE REGARDING SMOKING RELATED PROHIBITIONS IN THE UNINCORPORATED AREA OF THE COUNTY
01/28/2020 (4)
Regulatory Code
Adding Ch. 8.7: 32.871 - 32.874; Ch. 8.8: 32.881 - 32.884; Ch. 8.9: 32.891 - 32.895
10648 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPENSATION ORDINANCE AND ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION
01/28/2020 (17)
Not Codified
10649 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY CODE OF REGULATORY ORDINANCES TITLE 8, DIVISION 10, CHAPTER 1 TO DELEGATE AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS AND ADDITIONAL MINOR EDITS
01/29/20 (1)
Regulatory Code
TITLE 8, DIVISION 10, CHAPTER 1: 810.101; 810.103; 810.104; 810.107; 810.112; 810.113; 810.115; 810.119
10650 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING CHAPTER 14 OF DIVISION 1 OF TITLE 8 OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY CODE OF REGULATORY ORDINANCES RELATING TO PROPERTY CONDITION AGREEMENTS
01/29/20 (2)
Regulatory Code
10651 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REENACTING THE COUNTY BUILDING, RESIDENTIAL, ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING AND MECHANICAL CODES AND ADOPTING THE COUNTY ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND GREEN BUILDING CODES
01/29/20 (3)
Regulatory Code
Adopting Title 9, Division 1 - Division 7
Repeals 91.1.001 - 91.1.117; 92.1.001 - 92.1.3410.1; 92.2.001 - 92.2.RAPPH106.1; 93.1.001 - 93.1.003; 94.1.001 - 94.1.713.3; 95.1.001 - 95.1.003
10652 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE RELATED TO AGRITOURISM TO DEFINE AND ALLOW FOR TEMPORARY AGRITOURISM COMMUNITY EVENTS (POD 19-002)
01/29/20 (6)
Not Codified
10653 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE RELATED TO WINERIES TO ALLOW FOR TEMPORARY AGRITOURISM COMMUNITY EVENTS (POD 19-002)
01/29/20 (6)
Not Codified
10654 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO RELATED TO THE 2019 GENERAL PLAN CLEAN-UP GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AND REZONE [REZ 19-003]
01/29/20 (7)
Not Codified
10655 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE VALLE DE ORO COMMUNITY PLAN AREA, REF: PDS2016-REZ-16-003
01/29/20 (7)
Not Codified
10656 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE ZONING CLASSIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROPERTY WITHIN THE SPRING VALLEY COMMUNITY PLAN AREA, REF: PDS2018-REZ-18-002
01/29/20 (7)
Not Codified
10657 (N.S.)
ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 68.511 THROUGH 68.520 OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY CODE OF REGULATORY ORDINANCES RELATING TO DIVERSION OF CONSRUCTION AND DEMOLITION MATERIALS FROM LANDFILL DISPOSAL
02/12/2020 (1)
Regulatory Code
10658 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO CODE OF REGULATORY ORDINANCES TO DEFINE TEMPORARY AGRITOURISM COMMUNITY EVENTS (POD 19-002)
02/12/2020 (2)
Regulatory Code
10659 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REENACTING THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY FIRE CODE
02/25/2020 (5)
Regulatory Code
10660 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE RATIFYING THE 2020 CONSOLIDATED FIRE CODE FOR THE 13 FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY
02/25/2020 (5)
Regulatory Code
Not Codified
10661 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO ZONING ORDINANCE RELATED TO SPECIAL AREA DESIGNATORS TO CREATE THE FORMER FOREST CONSERVATION INITIATIVE PROPERTIES OVERLAY (POD 19-004 AND REZ-19-006)
02/26/2020 (1)
Not Codified
10662 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING ARTICLE IV-A ASSESSOR / RECORDER / COUNTY CLERK SECTION 88.20 OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY CODE OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO URBAN AGRICULTURE INCENTIVE ZONES
03/11/2020 (1)
Administrative Code
10663 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PORTIONS OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE RELATING TO FEES AND DEPOSITS FOR THE DEPARTMENTS OF PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT SERVICES
03/11/2020 (1)
Administrative Code
10664 (N.S.)
SAN DIEGO COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT FEES AND CHARGES FOR THE PROVISION OF SEWER SERVICE
03/11/2020 (SA1)
Not Codified
10665 (N.S.)
ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 72.161.17., 72.161.83., 72.163.53., 72.163.72., 72.169.48., AND 72.169.77.4., AND DELETING SECTION 72.161.17.4. OF THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY CODE RELATING TO SPEED LIMITS ON COUNTY MAINTAINED ROADS IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY
04/07/20 (11)
Regulatory Code
10666 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPENSATION ORDINANCE AND ESTABLISHING COMPENSATION
04/07/20 (16)
Not Codified
10667 (N.S.)
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, SECTION 362.1
04/07/20 (16)
Administrative Code