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CDS :k-1 <br />02/12/86 <br /> <br />ORDINANCE NO. NS-1841 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA AMENDING <br />SECTION 35-157 OF THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE <br />TO PERMIT AUTOMATIC REFUNDS OF UTILITY USERS <br />TAX BY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS COMPANY. <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES ORDAIN AS <br />FOLLOWS: <br /> <br />SECTION 1: That Section 35-157 of the Santa Ana Municipal <br />Code is hereby amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 35-157. Gas User Tax. <br /> <br />(a) There is hereby imposed a tax upon every person <br />in the City of Santa Ana, other than a gas corporation <br />or electrical corporation, using in the city, gas which <br />is delivered through mains or pipes. The tax imposed <br />by this section shall be at the rate of three (3) per <br />cent of the charges made for such gas and shall be <br />paid by the person paying for such gas. <br /> <br />(b) There shall be excluded from the base on which <br />the tax imposed in this section is computed: <br /> <br />(1) Charges made for gas which is to be resold <br /> and delivered through mains or pipes; <br /> <br />(2) <br /> <br />Charges made for gas sold for use in the <br />generation of electrical energy or for <br />the production or distribution of water <br />by a pubic utility or governmental agency; <br />and <br /> <br />(3) <br /> <br />Charges made by a gas public utility for <br />gas used and consumed in the conduct of <br />the business of gas public utilities. <br /> <br />(c) The tax imposed in this section shall be collected <br />from the service user by the person selling the gas. The <br />amount collected in one month shall be remitted to the <br />tax administrator on or before the 20th day of the <br />following month. <br /> <br />(d) Nothwithstanding other provisions of this section, <br />whenever a service supplier, pursuant to an order of <br />the California Public utilities Commission or a court <br /> <br /> <br />