Currrent as of February 4, 2022

Government Code Section § 8627.7

Suspension of fine for failure to water lawn

(a) During a period for which the Governor has issued a proclamation of a state of emergency under this chapter based on drought conditions, a city, county, or city and county shall not impose a fine under any ordinance for a failure to water a lawn or for having a brown lawn.

(b) A violation of this section is not subject to the criminal penalties set forth in Section 8665.


Added Stats 2015 ch 62 § 2 (AB 1), effective January 1, 2016.

Government Code Section 8665