Rules for adopting an ordinance

30 day waiting period! In the meantime we have 30 days to file a referendum

Universal Citation: CA Elec Code § 9235 (2022)

9235. No ordinance shall become effective until 30 days from and after the date of its final passage, except:

(a) An ordinance calling or otherwise relating to an election.

(b) An ordinance for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety that contains a declaration of, and the facts constituting, its urgency and is passed by a four-fifths vote of the city council.

(c) Ordinances relating to street improvement proceedings.

(d) Other ordinances governed by particular provisions of state law prescribing the manner of their passage and adoption.

(Enacted by Stats. 1994, Ch. 920, Sec. 2.)

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