of Jennifer Lynn Myrick Law: AB 2533
Government Code Ch. 659 effective January 1, 2005
must be posted by the owner of an unreinforced masonry building by
January 1, 2005 and must be of the specified form and language.
owner has already posted the 5 x 7 size sign on or before Dec 31,
2004, that sign is sufficient. If the owner has not complied with the
sign requirement by Dec. 31, 2004, new sign requirements apply,
namely, the size is increased to at least 8 x 10 and must include
larger letters as prescribed.
"Earthquake Warning: (at least 50 pt. bold type)
an unreinforced masonry building.
not be safe inside or near unreinforced
masonry buildings during an earthquake." (at least 30 pt.)
The City may impose a fine of
$250.00 fifteen days after the City notifies the owner that the
owner is subject to the fine;
days after the first fine, the owner may be subject to an additional
fine of $1000.00 for non compliance.
the owner still fails to post the required sign, any person my seek
relief in court subject to certain requirements.
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