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Pursuant to Article XI, Section 7 of the California Constitution, the city has the authority to make and enforce within its jurisdictional limits all laws for the public health, safety, and welfare of its citizens not in conflict with general state laws. In addition, Cal. Gov't Code § 36901 specifically provides that a city may impose civil fines, penalties and forfeitures up to a maximum of $1,000 for violation of a city's ordinances. Also, Cal. Gov't Code § 53069.4 expressly authorizes a city to establish an administrative citation program for violation of city ordinances.
(Ord. 107, passed 10-8-2008; Ord. 08-108, passed 10-8-2008)