Chapter 13.10


13.10.010    Purpose.

13.10.020    Establishment of utility.

13.10.010 Purpose.

A.    The purpose of this chapter is to grant authority to the city council of San Pablo to establish a Municipal Solar Utility.

B.    The welfare of the citizens of the city has been jeopardized in the past by shortages of natural gas, petroleum, propane, and electric power. The shortage of available energy supplies is expected to continue unless measures are established to conserve available energy. It is declared to be the policy of the city council to encourage and promote the use of solar energy in order to prevent or reduce any adverse impact upon the economy and residents of the city due to the shortage of and/or high cost of energy in the future. (Ord. 82-014 § 1 (part), 1982).

13.10.020 Establishment of utility.

The city council of San Pablo hereby establishes itself as the city of San Pablo solar utility, with authority to establish such rules, regulations and procedures which are necessary to implement the policies set forth in Section 13.10.010. (Ord. 82-014 § 1 (part), 1982).