Chapter 12.58


12.58.010    Definitions.

12.58.020    Posting.

12.58.030    Entering or remaining on posted property.

12.58.040    Violation.

12.58.010 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following definitions apply:

“Sign” means a sign not less than one square foot in area upon which letters not less than two inches in height appear and which states a restriction or prohibition against entry into or use of the posted property by members of the public.

“City-owned property” means property owned and/or operated by the city or the city of Capitola redevelopment agency and used by the city in connection with its municipal operations including public works facilities, corporation yards, and parking lots (including the Jade Street Park parking lot and other public facility parking lots). City-owned property also includes the Rispin Mansion property, and the McGregor property. City-owned property does not include city parks governed by Chapter 12.40 of this code. (Ord. 911 § 1, 2006; Ord. 897 § 1, 2005)

12.58.020 Posting.

The city manager, or the city manager’s designee, may post city-owned property with signage limiting, restricting or prohibiting access to city-owned property. Property so posted shall be posted at intervals corresponding to the requirements of California Penal Code Section 554.1. (Ord. 897 § 1, 2005)

12.58.030 Entering or remaining on posted property.

It is unlawful for any person to enter or remain upon any city-owned property in violation of a city manager posting without written permission from the city manager. Every person who enters or remains upon posted city-owned property without such written permission is guilty of an infraction for each day during any portion of which he or she enters or remains upon such posted property. (Ord. 897 § 1, 2005)

12.58.040 Violation.

A violation of this chapter shall constitute an infraction. A first offense within a twelve-month period shall be punishable by a fine of one hundred dollars. A second violation within a twelve-month period shall be punishable by a fine of two hundred dollars. A third violation or subsequent fine within a twelve-month period shall be punishable by a fine of five hundred dollars. (Ord. 897 § 1, 2005)