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Table of Contents
Code received in 2003, updated through 2001
[Omitted section.] Constitution and bylaws.
[Omitted section.] Title 1. General provisions -- Ch. 1.01. Code adoption. Ch. 1.04. General provisions. Ch. 1.08. Elections.
Title 2. Administration and personnel -- Ch. 2.04. Ethics code (2.04.010. Definitions. 2.04.020. General standard of conduct. 2.04.030. Prohibited acts. 2.04.040. Tribal member grievance hearing. 2.04.050. Penalty hearing and penalties). Ch. 2.08. Conflicts of interest (2.08.010. Definitions. 2.08.020. Conflicts of interest. 2.08.030. Tribal member grievance hearing. 2.08.040. Penalty hearing and penalties). Ch. 2.12. Indian Land Planning Commission (2.12.010. Created - appointment of members. 2.12.020. Removal of members. 2.12.030. Payments to Commissioners. 2.12.040. Election of Officers. 2.12.050. Services of Public Reporter and Planning Director - Tribal Council to provide. 2.12.060. Meetings - quorum. 2.12.070. Duties of Commissioner). Ch. 2.16. Agua Caliente Development Authority (2.16.010. Authority. 2.16.020. Purpose and goals. 2.16.030. Assets. 2.16.040. Term. 2.16.050. Method of operation. 2.16.060. Nonprofit corporation. 2.16.070. Measure of performance. 2.16.080. Receipt of federal benefits. 2.16.090. Sovereign immunity. 2.16.100. Board of directors. 2.16.110. Staff. 2.16.120. Powers of ACDA [Agua Caliente Development Authority]. 2.16.130. Books and audits. 2.16.140. Disposition of net income. 2.16.150. Dissolution. 2.16.160. Conflict with federal law. 2.16.170. Project approval. 2.16.180. Reporting period. 2.16.190. Minutes and reports to Tribal Council). Ch. 2.20. Tribal media policy (2.20.010. Tribal media policy). (17 pgs).
[Omitted section.] Title 3. Revenue and finance -- Ch. 3.04. Possessory interest tax. Ch. 3.08. Debt collection procedures.
[Omitted section.] Title 4. Business licenses and regulations -- Ch. 4.04. Cigarette sales. Ch. 4.08. Gaming.
[Omitted section.] Title 5. Health and safety -- Ch. 5.04. Environmental policy. Ch. 5.08. Property maintenance standards. Ch. 5.12. Water pollution. Ch. 5.16. Cemetaries.
[Omitted section.] Title 6. Parks and other public areas -- Ch. 6.04. Indian Canyons Park regulations.
Title 7. Public utilities -- Ch. 7.04. Public utility projects (7.04.010. Purpose. 7.04.020. Definitions. 7.04.030. Statement of findings. 7.04.040. Use of the reservation for public utility projects. 7.04.050. Conditional use permits). (6 pgs).
Title 8. Buildings and construction -- Ch. 8.04. Tribal building and safety code (8.04.010. Citation of building and safety code. 8.040.020. Tribal building and safety code - adopted. 8.04.030. Uniform codes - referenced. 8.04.040. Uniform building code - adopted. 8.04.050. Uniform building code - additions, amendments, and deletions. 8.04.060. Uniform mechanical code - adopted. 8.04.070. Uniform mechanical code - additions and amendments. 8.04.080. Uniform plumbing code - adopted. 8.04.090. Uniform housing code - adopted. 8.04.100. Uniform code for the abatement of dangerous buildings - adopted. 8.04.110. Uniform solar energy code - adopted. 8.04.120. Uniform swimming pool, spa and hot tub code - Adopted. 8.04.130. National electric code - adopted. 8.04.140. National electric code - additions and amendments. 8.04.150. Uniform administrative code - adopted. 8.04.160. Life safety code - adopted. 8.04.170. Compliance - enforcement). Ch. 8.08. Outdoor advertising displays (8.08.010. Title. 8.08.020. Purpose. 8.08.030. Term. 8.08.040. Definitions. 8.08.050. Outdoor advertising displays - standards. 8.08.060. Master planned display programs. 8.08.070. Approvals. 8.08.080. Nonconforming displays. 8.08.090. Vacancies. 8.08.100. Violation - permit revocation - fine). Ch. 8.12. Floodplain management (Article I. Findings of fact, purpose, method -- 8.12.010. Statutory authorization. 8.12.020. Findings of fact. 8.12.030. Statement of purpose. 8.12.040. Methods of reducing flood losses. Article II. Definitions -- 8.12.050. Definitions. Article III. General provisions -- 8.12.060. Lands to which this chapter applies. 8.12.070. Basis for establishing the areas of special flood hazard. 8.12.080. Compliance. 8.12.090. Abrogation and greater restrictions. 8.12.100. Interpretation. 8.12.110. Warning and disclaimer of liability. Article IV. Administration -- 8.12.120. Establishment of development permit. 8.12.130. Designation of the floodplain administrator. 8.12.140. Duties and responsibilities of the floodplain administrator. 8.12.150. Appeals. Article V. Provisions for flood hazard reduction -- 8.12.160. Standards of construction. 8.12.170. Standards for utilities. 8.12.180. Standards for subdivisions. 8.12.190. Standards for manufactured homes. 8.12.200. Standards for recreational vehicles. 8.12.210. Floodways. Article VI. Variance procedure -- 8.12.220. Nature of variances. 8.12.230. Appeal Board. 8.12.240. Conditions of variances). (27 pgs).
Title 9. Land development -- Ch. 9.02. General provisions (9.02.010. Title. 9.02.020. Purpose. 9.02.030. Authority. 9.02.040. Definitions. 9.02.050. Statement of findings. 9.02.060. Scope. 9.02.070. Compliance - enforcement). Ch. 9.04. State of California and Riverside County land development and use regulations adopted (9.04.010. Regulations adopted. 9.04.020. County of Riverside designated as agent. 9.04.030. County of Riverside - authority to collect fees. 9.04.040. Chapter not to limit powers and duties. 9.04.050. Appeals). Ch. 9.08. State of California and City of Cathedral City land development and use regulations adopted (9.08.010. Regulations adopted. 9.08.020. City of Cathedral City - designated as agent. 9.08.030. City of Cathedral City - authority to collect fees. 9.08.040. Chapter not to limit powers and duties. 9.08.050. Appeals). Ch. 9.12. State of California and City of Palm Springs land development and use regulations adopted (9.12.010. Applicability of regulations). Ch. 9.16. Additional land use regulations (9.16.010. Definitions. 9.16.020. Regulations not applicable to Indian trust lands. 9.16.030. Indian trust lands within City of Palm Springs - regulations). Ch. 9.20. Appeal of land use decisions (9.20.010. Title. 9.20.020. Purpose. 9.20.030. Definitions. 9.20.040. Appeals. 9.20.050. Tribal Council action on appeals). Ch. 9.24. Appeal of development fees and administrative fees (9.24.010. Title. 9.24.020. Purpose. 9.24.030. Definitions. 9.24.040. Appeals. 9.24.050. Tribal Council action on appeals). (18 pgs).
Ordinance list and disposition table. (2 pgs).
Ordinances received in 1989
These ordinances were received in 1989. The publication date refers to the date that this document was received by NILL. Ordinances in this edition may be superseded.
Ordinance No. 4 (8/9/1977). Ordinance adopting the application of the planning and zoning regulations of the State of California and City of Palm Springs to Indian trust land within said city. (3 pgs).
Ordinance No. 9 (5/24/1983). Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians bingo and cardroom prohibition -- 1. Definitions. 2. Prohibition. 3. Exception. 4. Urgency. (2 pgs).
Ordinance No. 10 (1/17/1984). An ordinance adopting and making applicable to all trust lands of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation located within the city limits of the City of Cathedral City, California, the land use, land planning, land development, and related regulations of the said city and of the State of California [and contract] -- Contract: Statement of facts and purpose [Sections 1-5]. Terms of agreement [Sections 1-9]. (9 pgs).
Ordinance No. 11 (4/4/1989). Establishing the Agua Caliente Development Authority -- 1. Authority. 2. Purpose and goals. 3. Assets. 4. Term. 5. Method of operation. 6. Non-profit corporation. 7. Measure of performance. 8. Receipt of federal benefits. 9. Sovereign immunity. 10. Board of directors. 11. Staff. 12. Powers of ACDA [Agua Caliente Development Authority]. 13. Books and audits. 14. Disposition of net income. 15. Dissolution. 16. Conflict with federal law. 17. Project approval. 18. Reporting period. 19. Effective date. (6 pgs).
Ordinance No. 12 (7/25/1989). An Ordinance adopting and making applicable to certain allotted [alloted] trust lands of the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation located within the unincorporated areas of the County of Riverside, California, the land use, land planning, land development, and related regulations of the said county and of the State of California [and contract] -- Contract: Recitals [Sections 1-4]. Terms of agreement (1. Term. 2. Enactment of tribal land use control. 3. Content of tribal land use control. 4. Designation of county as tribe's agent. 5. Consideration. 6. Fees for development projects. 7. Exception to scope of agency. 8. Outdoor advertising. 9. Immunity. 10. Appeals. 11. Consultation and cooperation. 12. Best efforts. 13. Joint interest regarding challenge. 14. Amendment to county zoning and other ordinances. 15. Termination. 16. Approval). (21 pgs).
Ordinance No. 13 (7/25/1989, unsigned). Tribal ordinance controlling outdoor advertising displays, commonly referred to as an off-site billboard -- I. Introduction and scope (1. Title. 2. Purpose. 3. Definitions). II. Outdoor advertising displays (1. Standards). III. Approvals [Section 1]. IV. Non-conforming displays. V. Effective date. (5 pgs).