Chapter 1.01


1.01.010    Adoption.

1.01.020    Title – Citation – Reference.

1.01.030    Ordinances passed prior to adoption of the code.

1.01.040    Reference applies to all amendments.

1.01.050    Title, chapter and section heading.

1.01.060    Reference to specific ordinances.

1.01.070    Effect of code on past actions and obligations.

1.01.080    Effective date.

1.01.090    Maintenance.

1.01.100    Constitutionality.

*Prior legislation: Ord. 1154.

1.01.010 Adoption.

Pursuant to the provisions of Sections 50022.1 through 50022.8 and 50022.10 of the Government Code, there is adopted the “Livermore Municipal Code” as published by Code Publishing, Inc., Seattle, Washington, together with those secondary codes adopted by reference as authorized by the California State Legislature, save and except those portions of the secondary codes as are deleted or modified by the provisions of the “Livermore Municipal Code.” (Ord. 1504 § 1, 1997)

1.01.020 Title – Citation – Reference.

This code shall be known as the “Livermore Municipal Code” and it shall be sufficient to refer to said codes as the “Livermore Municipal Code” in any prosecution for the violation of any provision thereof or in any proceeding at law or equity. It shall be sufficient to designate any ordinance adding to, amending, correcting, or repealing all or any part or portion thereof as an addition to, amendment to, correction or repeal of the “Livermore Municipal Code.” Further reference may be had to the titles, chapters, sections and subsections of the “Livermore Municipal Code” and such reference shall apply to that numbered title, chapter, section or subsection as it appears in the code. (Ord. 1504 § 2, 1997)

1.01.030 Ordinances passed prior to adoption of the code.

The last ordinance included in this code was Ordinance 1478, passed June 10, 1996. (Ord. 1504 § 3, 1997)

1.01.040 Reference applies to all amendments.

Whenever a reference is made to this code as the “Livermore Municipal Code” or to any portion thereof, or to any ordinance of the City of Livermore, California, the reference shall apply to all amendments, corrections, and additions heretofore, now or hereafter made. (Ord. 2065 § 1(A), 2018; Ord. 1504 § 4, 1997)

1.01.050 Title, chapter and section heading.

Title, chapter and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the scope, meaning or intent of the provisions of any title, chapter or section hereof. (Ord. 1504 § 5, 1997)

1.01.060 Reference to specific ordinances.

The provisions of this code shall not in any manner affect matters of record which refer to, or are otherwise connected with ordinances which are therein specifically designated by number or otherwise and which are included within the code, but such reference shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions contained within the code. (Ord. 1504 § 6, 1997)

1.01.070 Effect of code on past actions and obligations.

Neither the adoption of this code nor the repeal or amendment of any ordinance or part or portion of any ordinance of the City of Livermore shall in any manner affect the prosecution for violations of ordinances, which violations were committed prior to the effective date hereof, nor be construed as a waiver of any license, fee, or penalty at said effective date due and unpaid under such ordinances, nor be construed as affecting any of the provisions of such ordinances relating to the collection of any such license, fee, or penalty, or the penal validity of any bond or cash deposit in lieu thereof required to be posted, filed or deposited pursuant to any ordinance and all rights and obligations thereunder appertaining shall continue in full force and effect. (Ord. 2065 § 1(A), 2018; Ord. 1504 § 7, 1997)

1.01.080 Effective date.

This code becomes effective on the date the ordinance adopting this code as the “Livermore Municipal Code” shall become effective. (Ord. 1504 § 8, 1997)

1.01.090 Maintenance.

Not less than three copies of the “Livermore Municipal Code,” together with three copies of each of the secondary codes adopted by reference, shall be kept on file in the office of the city clerk for examination and use by the public. (Ord. 1504 § 9, 1997)

1.01.100 Constitutionality.

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this code is for any reason held to be invalid or unconstitutional, such decisions shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this code, and each section, subsection, sentence, clause and phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases had been declared invalid or unconstitutional, and if for any reason this code should be declared invalid or unconstitutional, then the original ordinance or ordinances shall be in full force and effect. (Ord. 1504 § 10, 1997)