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City of Twentynine Palms - Municipal Code

Twentynine Palms Municipal Code, a Codification of the General Ordinances of the City of Twentynine Palms, California, beginning with Supplement No. 9, supplemented by the Municipal Code Corporation, April 2015.


Click here for the City's DEVELOPMENT CODE - Title 19 - Chapters 19.02-19.152


Municipal Code documents listed below are in PDF format (requires Adobe Reader).


 Ordinance Index- List of City Ordinances 1-262 (through March 24, 2015)





 Supplement Instruction Sheets/Insertion Guides - Supp. #10 September 8, 2015


 Code Comparative Table and Disposition List - 2015


 MUNICIPAL CODE Title Page, Preface, Instructions, Table of Contents


 Title 1 - General Provisions

Chapter 1.02 Adoption of San Bernardino County Code and Other Non-Codified San Bernardino County Ordinances

Chapter 1.04 Penalties and Procedures for Violations of City Code


 Title 2 - Administration of Personnel

Chapter 2.01 City Manager

Chapter 2.04 City Council

Chapter 2.08 Personnel System

Chapter 2.12 Retirement System

Chapter 2.16 General Municipal Elections

Chapter 2.20 Emergency Organizations and Functions


 Title 3 - Revenue and Finance

Chapter 3.01 Purchases

Chapter 3.04 Claims and Demands

Chapter 3.08 Tax Collection Duties

Chapter 3.12 Real Property Transfer Tax

Chapter 3.16 Uniform Local Sales and Use Tax

Chapter 3.20 Special Gas Tax Street Improvement Fund

Chapter 3.24 Uniform Transient Occupancy Tax


Title 4 - (Reserved)


 Title 5 - Business Licenses

Chapter 5.01 Business Licenses

Chapter 5.04 Video Franchise Fees, Customer Service and Other Video Related Matters


 Title 6 - Consumer Protection and Business Regulation

Chapter 6.01 Consumer Standards for Cable Television Operators

Chapter 6.04 Inspection Grading of Food Establishments


Title 7 - (Reserved)


 Title 8 - Animals

Chapter 8.01 Pets

Chapter 8.04 Control of Animals

Chapter 8.08 Potentially Dangerous and Vicious Animals

Chapter 8.12 Commercial Kennels and Catteries

Chapter 8.16 Horses


Title 9 - (Reserved)


 Title 10 - Environmental Protection

Chapter 10.01 Hazard Waste Facility Siting

Chapter 10.04 Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Services

Chapter 10.05 Seizure and Forfeiture of Nuisance Vehicles

Chapter 10.08 Fees for Sanitation and Refuse Disposal

Chapter 10.12 Amendment to San Bernardino County Code 


 Title 11 - Public Peace, Morals and Welfare

Chapter 11.01 Alcoholic Beverage Regulations

Chapter 11.04 Social Host Ordinance Concerning Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages and/or Illegal Substances by Minors

Chapter 11.08 Abatement of Nuisances Caused by Drugs and Gangs

Chapter 11.12 Prohibition of Night Shooting

Chapter 11.16 Graffiti

Chapter 11.20 Adoption of Section 1094.6 of the Code of Civil Procedure of California

Chapter 11.24 Juvenile Curfew

Chapter 11.28 Massage Regulations

Chapter 11.30 Distribution of Unsolicited Written Materials

Chapter 11.32 Residency Restrictions for Registered Sex Offenders

Chapter 11.36 Synthetic Drug Regulations


 Title 12 - Vehicles and Traffic

Chapter 12.08 Speed Limits

Chapter 12.16 Skateboards and Other Wheeled Toys

Chapter 12.20 Trip Reduction and Travel Demand Management Program

Chapter 12.67 Truck Routes


Title 13 - Highways


 Title 15 - Utilities

Chapter 15.01 Grant of Gas Company Franchise

Chapter 15.04 Grant of Electric Company Franchise

Chapter 15.08 Underground Utility District


Title 16 - Subdivisions


 Title 17 - Planning and Zoning

Chapter 17.28 Specific Plans

Chapter 17.32 Development Agreements

Chapter 17.44 Encroachment Permits

Chapter 17.48 Redevelopment Agency

Chapter 17.52 Four Corners Redevelopment Project Area


 Title 18 - Building and Construction

Chapter 18.01 Adoption and Amendment of Current Editions of:

California Building Code, 2010 Edition, Volumes 1, 2 with Appendix; California Residential Building Code; California Electrical Code; California Plumbing Code; California Mechanical Code; California Energy Code; International Property Maintenance Code, 2009 Edition; and California Green Building Standards.

Chapter 18.04 Adoption of the Uniform Fire Code and Uniform Fire Code Standards and Amendments

Chapter 18.08 Permitting Procedures for Small Residential Solar Energy Systems

Chapter 18.12 Seismic Hazards Indentification and Mitigation Program

Chapter 18.14 Recycling and Diversion of Construction and Demolition Waste

Appendix A - Procedures for Investigation of All Buildings (Except Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Types)

Appendix B - Procedures for Investigation of Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings

Chapter 18.14 Recycling and Diversion of Construction and Demolition Waste



Title 19 - Development Code (Click here for Dev.Code page)

Chapters 19.02 through 19.152

General Provisions, Land Use/Zoning Districts, Permits and Applications, Administration, Regulations and Standards, Code Compliance Regulations, Subdivision Regulations, Adopted Overlays and Specific Plans.




Complete printed versions of the Municipal Code and the Development Code are available for viewing at City Hall, 6136 Adobe Road, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277 - 760-367-6799.


Page last updated January 26, 2016.


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