County Code Directory

  • 01.130.010 Fines & Imprisonment

    • A. Every violation of any regulatory or prohibitory provision of this code determined to be an infraction is punishable as provided in subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 25132, unless a provision of this code establishes lesser penalties.

      B. Unless a different punishment is prescribed by any law of this state, including any provision of this code, every violation of a regulatory or prohibitory provision of this code determined to be a misdemeanor is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one year or by a fine not exceeding $5,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
      (Ord. 1060 § 9, 1995.)

  • 01.130.020 Abatement & Injunction

    • A. Any violation of any regulatory or prohibitory provision of this code may be abated in the manner provided by law.

      B. Any violation or threatened violation of any regulatory or prohibitory provision of this code may be enjoined in any judicial action or proceeding brought to enforce that provision.

      C. Whenever a judicial action or proceeding is brought to abate or enjoin any violation of this code, the county may recover in that action or proceeding all costs and expenses incurred in detecting, investigating, abating and prosecuting the violation, including attorney fees or expenses.
      (Ord. 1060 § 9, 1995.)

  • 01.130.030 Civil Penalty

    • Any person who violates any regulatory or prohibitory provision of this code is liable for a civil penalty for each offense which shall not exceed the amount that could be imposed as a fine in a criminal prosecution for that offense if it was determined to be a misdemeanor. The penalty shall be assessed and recovered in a civil action brought in the name of the people of the State of California and may be recovered in any action brought to abate or enjoin a violation of this code. (Ord. 1060 § 9, 1995.)
  • 01.130.030 Remedies Cumulative

    • A. Unless otherwise expressly provided in this code, the remedies provided in this chapter are cumulative and not exclusive.

      B. Nothing in this title is intended, or shall be deemed or construed, to limit or impair the ability of the county, or any of its officers, agents or employees, to take any administrative or judicial action, otherwise authorized by law, to summarily abate any nuisance.

      C. Nothing in this division bars any legal, equitable, administrative or summary remedy to which any aggrieved person or the county or any of its officers may otherwise be entitled.
      (Ord. 1060 § 9, 1995.)