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The City of West Covina offers a searchable database of The City Municipal Codes. To search our database, click on the following link.

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New Ordinances List

  The following are ordinances passed by the City Council that may be incorporated into the West Covina Municipal Code during the next supplement. You may view the full text of the ordinance by clicking on the ordinance number.



 No.  Adopted  Subject



Implementing By-District Elections Per Chapter 2 Article II Division 1 Section 2.20 of Code



Amending Chapter 10, Article II, Relating to Permits for the Public Display of Fireworks



Adding Article XVIII to Chapter 7 Titled "Permit Process for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations"



Repealing Section 15-19 - Sex Offender Residency Restrictions



Repealing Section 15-19 - Sex Offender Residency Restrictions



Approving Code Amendment No. 16-07, Related to Off-Sale Alcohol Uses



Amending Code pertaining to Meetings and Rules of Procedure



Approving Code Amendment No. 17-01 related to Accessory Dwelling Units



Amending Sections of the Fireworks Code 



Amending Sections of Code Prohibiting Smoking in Public Parks & Places



Approving Code Amend. No. 14-04 related to Inst. Tasting of Alcoholic Beverages



Amending Code relating to Campaign Contributions



Establishing By-District Election of Council Members



Approving Code Amendment No. 16-01 to Adopt the Downtown Plan and Code



Approving Zone Change No. 16-01 to Change Zoning Desig. on Properties in the Downtown Area



Declaring the Use of Sunset Field as a Public Park is Discontinued and Abandoned



Repealing Chapter 6 of Code and Adopting Title 10 of LA County Code relating to Animal Control

2303 12/06/2016

Removal of Ordinance No. 2212 and Moving the General Municipal Elections 

2302  11/15/2016

Adoption of 2016 California Building & Fire Codes

2301  10/18/2016

Removal of Commissioners 

2300  10/04/2016

Offsite Storage of Vehicles by Automobile Dealerships 

2299  09/20/2016

Marijuana Cultivation and Other Related Issues

2298 10/04/2016 

Continuation of City Treasurer Practices

2297  06/21/2016

Special Election - Sunset Field

2295  04/19/2016

City Officer Election Recounts

2294  04/05/2016

Penalties for Improper Use of Fireworks

2293  03/01/2016

Amending Article II of Chapter 25 - Vehicles for Hire

2292   03/01/2016 

Approving Code Amendment No. 15-01 - Water Efficient Landscaping


Mayor Selection Process



Approving Zone Change No. 14-01



Prohibit Cultivation of Marijuana



Registration, Maintenance & Security of Properties in Foreclosure



Standards for Development Impact Fees



City Officer Election Recounts



Approvals for Operation of Adult Oriented Businesses



Amending Chapter 26 (Zoning) - Adult Oriented Businesses



Adding Section 15-19 - Sex Offender Residency Restrictions



Adding Section 15-19 - Sex Offender Residency Restrictions




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