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REL:mS <br />2/2/79 <br /> <br />ORDINANCE NO. NS-1482 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA <br />AMENDING SECTION 41-59 OF THE SANTA ANA <br />MUNICIPAL CODE AND ADDING SECTION 41-192 <br />THERETO TO REDEFINE "FAMILY" AND LIMIT <br />THE OCCUPANCY OF DWELLINGS. <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES <br />ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br /> SECTION 1: That Section 41-59 of the Santa Ana <br />Municipal Code is hereby amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 41-59. Family. <br /> <br /> A family is an individual or two or more persons <br />related by blood or marriage or a group of not more than <br />five (5) persons, excluding servants, who need not be related <br />by blood or marriage living together in a dwelling unit. <br /> <br /> SECTION 2: That the Santa Ana Municipal Code, is <br />hereby amended by adding a section, to be numbered 41-192, which <br />said section reads as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 41-192. Occupancy of dwellings. <br /> <br /> No person having control over the occupancy or use <br />of any dwelling unit used for residential purposes, including <br />any single-family dwelling, any dwelling unit within any <br />two-family or multiple-family dwelling, or any apartment within <br />any apartment house, shall allow any use or occupancy thereof <br />except by one family, as defined in Section 41-59, together with <br />such subordinate or additional uses as are normally incidental <br />to such single family residential use or are otherwise permitted <br />as accessory thereto by the provisions of this chapter. <br /> <br /> SECTION 3: If any section, subsection, sentence, <br />clause, phrase or portion of this ordinance is for any <br />reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional by the decision <br />of any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall <br />not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this <br />ordinance. The City Council of the City of Santa Ana hereby <br />declares that it would have adopted this ordinance and each <br />section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or portion <br />thereof irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, <br />subsections, sentences, clauses, phrases, or portions be <br />declared invalid or unconstitutional. <br /> <br /> SECTION 4: Neither the adoption of this ordinance <br />nor the repeal hereby of any ordinance shall in any manner <br />affect the prosecution for violation of ordinances, which <br />violations were committed prior to the effective date hereof, <br />nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such <br />ordinance relating to the collection of any such license or <br />penalty or the penal provision applicable to any violation <br />thereof, nor to affect the validity of any bond or cash <br />deposit in lieu thereof, required to be posted, filed or <br />deposited pursuant to any ordinance and all rights and <br />obligations thereunder appertaining shall continue in full <br />force and effect. <br /> <br /> <br />