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ORDINANCE NS-1085 AMENDING THE SANTA <br />ANA MUNICIPAL CODE BY ADDING SECTION <br />16-7 PERTAINING TO THE AUTHORITY OF <br />PUBLIC OFFICERS OR EMPLOYEES TO ISSUE <br />CITATIONS AND AMENDING SECTIONS 16-46, <br />16-47, 16-48, 16-49 AND 16-50 PERTAINING <br />TO GARBAGE, RUBBISH AND WEED ABATEMENT <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN <br />AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: <br />amended by adding <br />follows: <br /> <br /> That the Santa Ana Municipal Code is hereby <br />Section 16-7 to read in words and figures, as <br /> <br />Sec. 16-7. Authority of Public Officers or Employees <br /> to Issue Citations. <br /> <br /> The following designated public officers and employees shall <br />have the power to make arrests or in lieu thereof issue citations <br />as provided by Sec. 836.5 of the California Penal Code for <br />violations committed in their presence hereinafter provided: <br /> <br /> (1) The Director of Public Works, the Assistant Director <br />of Public Works, the Construction Engineer and all Sanitation <br />Inspectors shall have the power to issue citations for any <br />violations of Sections 16-1 through 16-4 of the Chapter. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That Sections 16-46, 16-47, 16-48, 16-49 and <br />16-50 of the Santa Ana Municipal Code are hereby amended to read <br />in words and figures, as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 16-46. Short title. <br /> <br /> This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Garbage, <br />Rubbish and Weed Control Ordinance" of the City. <br /> <br />Sec. 16-47. Definitions. <br /> <br /> For <br />words, <br />unless <br /> <br />the purpose of this article, the following terms, phrases, <br />and their derivations shall have the meanings given herein, <br />the context indicates that a different meaning is intended: <br /> <br /> Lot. Any lot, parcel, tract, or piece of land, improved or <br />unimproved, including the sidewalk area abutting or adjoining <br />said lot, parcel, tract, or piece of land; and the parkways, or <br />areas lying between the curbline and the street line of said <br />adjoining or abutting lot, bounded on the sides by the prolonga- <br />tions in straight lines of the side lines of the lot in front of <br />which such parkway or area exists. <br /> <br /> Private premises. Any dwelling, house, building, or other <br />structure, designed or used either wholly or in part for private <br />residential purposes, whether inhabited or temporarily or con- <br />tinuously uninhabited or vacant, and shall include any yard, <br />grounds, walk, driveway, porch, steps, or vestibule belonging or <br />appurtenant to such dwelling, house, building or other structure. <br /> <br /> Public place. Any and all streets, sidewalks, boulevards, <br />alleys, or other public ways and any and all public squares, <br />spaces, grounds, and buildings. <br /> <br /> Brush. Branches of trees sheared therefrom, a thicket of <br />shrubs, or bushes. <br /> <br /> Noxious growth. Weeds, vines, or brush which bear seeds of <br />a wingy or downy nature, or which attain a high growth as to <br />become a fire menace when dry, or which contain poisonous oils <br />that become dangerous to the life and health of the community. <br /> <br /> <br />