§ 974.1.



Except as otherwise specified in this section, the terms used in this Article, including “junk,” “junk dealer,” and “junk yard,” shall have the same meaning as those terms are defined in California Business and Professions Code, Chapter 9, Article 3, Section 21600 et seq., including as those sections are hereafter amended.


Chief of Police. The Chief of the San Francisco Police Department, or designee.


Covered Crime(s). The crimes of assault, battery, burglary, robbery, theft including identity theft, receipt of stolen property, fraud, and any offense related to environmental crimes including the improper maintenance, disposal or release of hazardous materials, committed anywhere in the United States of America.


Hazardous Materials shall be those materials defined in San Francisco Health Code Article 21, Division 1, Section 1102.


Prevailing Party. Prevailing Party has the same meaning as set forth in California Code of Civil Procedure Section 1032, or any successor provision. “Prevailing Party” includes the City and County of San Francisco in actions where the City and County obtains an injunction and/or civil penalties or other monies under Section 974.21 et seq. or under State law.


(Added by Ord. 136-75, App. 4/14/75; amended by Ord. 389-91, App. 10/31/91; Ord. 69-05, File No. 050178, App. 4/15/2005; Ord. 2-13 , File No. 120434, App. 1/24/2013, Eff. 2/23/2013)


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