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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 101. ADMINISTRATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH [100100 - 101997]

  ( Division 101 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. )

PART 3. LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENTS [101000 - 101490]

  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 4. Additional Administrative Provisions [101325 - 101490]

  ( Chapter 4 (1st of two) added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 4. City Health Ordinances, Boards, and Officers [101450 - 101475]
  ( Article 4 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. )

101450.
  

The governing body of a city shall take measures necessary to preserve and protect the public health, including the regulation of sanitary matters in the city, and including if indicated, the adoption of ordinances, regulations and orders not in conflict with general laws.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1996.)

101455.
  

This article does not prevent the appointment by the governing body of a board of health that shall be advisory to the health officer.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1996.)

101460.
  

Every governing body of a city shall appoint a health officer, except when the city has made other arrangements, as specified in this code, for the county to exercise the same powers and duties within the city, as are conferred upon city health officers by law.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 1023, Sec. 303.2. Effective September 29, 1996.)

101465.
  

Immediately after the appointment of the city health officer the governing body shall notify the director of the appointment and the name and address of the appointee.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1996.)

101470.
  

Each city health officer shall enforce and observe all of the following:

(a)  Orders and ordinances of the governing body of the city pertaining to the public health.

(b)  Orders, quarantine and other regulations, concerning the public health, prescribed by the department.

(c)  Statutes relating to the public health.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1996. Note: See Section 504 (from which this section is derived) as modified on July 17, 1991, in Governor's Reorganization Plan No. 1 of 1991.)

101475.
  

The city health officer may take any preventive measure that may be necessary to protect and preserve the public health from any public health hazard during any “state of war emergency,” “state of emergency,” or “local emergency,” as defined by Section 8558 of the Government Code, within his or her jurisdiction.

“Preventive measure” means abatement, correction, removal or any other protective step that may be taken against any public health hazard that is caused by a disaster and affects the public health. Funds for these measures may be allowed pursuant to Sections 29127 to 29131, inclusive, and 53021 to 53023, inclusive, of the Government Code and from any other money appropriated by a board of supervisors of a county or governing body of a city to carry out the purposes of this section.

The city health officer, with consent of the board of supervisors of a county or the governing body of the city, may certify any public health hazard resulting from any disaster condition if certification is required for any federal or state disaster relief program.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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