Chapter 1.08


1.08.010    Content of seal.

1.08.020    Color and design.

1.08.030    Impression seal—Purpose.

1.08.040    Other designated uses.

1.08.010 Content of seal.

The following described seal is adopted for the City: A seal circular in form with a diameter of two and one-eighth inches, and which shall have inscribed thereon a pictorial representation of a white oak tree in the center of the seal with an industrial structure shown on one side and a typical residence on the other, and bearing beneath it the inscription: “The City of Good Living.” This shall constitute the center portion of the seal and shall be surrounded by a convex scalloped border. The central theme shall be surrounded by a band at the top of which shall be inscribed “City of San Carlos,” and at the base thereof shall be inscribed “California.” (Ord. 1322 § 1, 2003: Ord. 264 § 1 (part), 1950)

1.08.020 Color and design.

The coloring of all seals of the City, excepting the impression seal, shall be as follows: All inscriptions and outlines shall be in black, the white oak foliage shall be green, and the background shall be in gold and white. (Ord. 264 § 1 (part), 1950)

1.08.030 Impression seal—Purpose.

The impression seal shall be used for all official business of the City of San Carlos. (Ord. 264 § 2, 1950)

1.08.040 Other designated uses.

The design of the seal shall be used upon all stationery of the City and shall be placed upon at least one visible place on all vehicles and movable street equipment with the exception of vehicles which shall be designated by the Chief of Police, and shall be for the use of the Police Department in crime detection; and such seals shall be of such size and proportion as may be selected from time to time by the City Council. (Ord. 446 § 2, 1958)