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7-8-75 <br /> <br />ORDINANCE NO. NS- 1264 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE <br />CITY OF SANTA ANA AMENDING ARTICLE VI <br />OF CHAPTER 35 OF THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL <br />CODE BY ADDING SECTION 35-167 PROVIDING <br />FOR A MAXIMUM AMOUNT PAYABLE UNDER THE <br />UTILITY USERS TAX <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA <br />AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br />DOES ORDAIN <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: The City Council of <br />hereby finds and determines that the <br />mum amount payable under the Utility Use: <br />to the preservation of the health, <br />City of Santa Ana by encouraging the <br />large utility users who provide val <br />vice to the residents of the City <br />to the City's tax base. <br /> <br /> of Santa Ana <br /> of a maxi- <br /> Tax will contribute <br /> and welfare of the <br />presence of <br />jobs, goods and ser- <br /> contribute greatly <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That there <br />Chapter 35 of the Santa <br />read as follows: Sec. <br />Utility Users Tax <br /> <br /> added to Article VI, <br />Pal Code Section 35-167 to <br /> amount payable under the <br /> <br /> (a) The combined <br />and telephone-user taxes <br />one location under this <br />the sum of Five <br />month period <br /> <br /> maximum of electricity, gas <br /> by any single service user for <br />[ty User Tax Code shall not exceed <br />llars ($5,000.00) during any twelve- <br /> and June 30. <br /> <br /> (b) A serv <br />Thousand Dollars <br />the month of Jul <br />advance of <br />period commencing <br />June 30 thereaftez <br />Thousand <br />shall not~ <br />for said <br /> <br /> :er may deposit the sum of Five <br /> $.00) with the Tax Administrator during <br /> ~ch year as payment in full and in <br /> under this Code for the twelve-month <br /> the first day of said month ending on <br />Any service user making this Five <br />,000.00) payment in July of any given year <br /> be billed for any tax under this Code <br /> period. <br /> <br />of this <br />Thousanc <br />tion. <br /> <br />(c) <br /> <br /> penalty assessment provided in Section 35-162 <br /> :hall not be counted in computing the Five <br />ar ($5,000.00) maximum as provided in this Sec- <br /> <br />sand Del <br />during <br />June <br />the <br /> <br />Any service user paying more than the Five Thou- <br />($5,000.00) maximum provided for in this Section <br />he twelve-month period commencing July 1 and ending <br /> may claim a refund or credit for such over payment in <br /> provided in Section 35-164 of this Code. <br /> <br /> ! (e) The phrase "one location" as used in this Section <br /> sha~l mean one or more contiguous s~tes for which the service <br /> uslr receives one.or more utility b~llings. <br /> / SECTION 3. Violation, misdemeanor. Any person viola- <br />~ing any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be guilty <br />/of a misdemeanor and shall be punishable therefor by a fine of <br />/ not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) or by imprison- <br />, ment in the Orange County Jail for a period of not more than <br /> six months or by such fine and imprisonment. <br /> <br /> <br />