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City Attorney Reports

What is an Attorney Report?

A City Attorney Report is a report on the status of the law in any given area, or prepared upon the initiative of the City Attorney or staff, when a matter of importance comes to the attention of the Mayor and City Council (jointly), Council Committees, City Manager, Charter-based Commissions, Boards, or Agencies.

These documents do not contain any referenced attachments or enclosures. Printed copies of all City Attorney Memorandum of Law are available for viewing at the City Clerk's Office, 202 "C" Street, Second Floor, San Diego, CA. Questions about particular Legal Opinions should be directed to:

Law Librarian
Office of the City Attorney
1200 Third Avenue, Ste. 1100
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 533-5800

Attorney Reports from July 1985 through present are available.

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City Attorney Reports by Year

Datesort ascending Number Title
06/20/2022 RC-2022-2 PDF icon Analysis of Proposed Settlement Agreement Involving the City's Acquisition of the Civil Centre Plaza and 101 Ash Street Properties
02/15/2022 RC-2022-1 PDF icon Report to the Honorable Members of the Rules Committee - Item 1 - Proposed Ballot Measure Amending the City Charter to provide the Office of the City Auditor and the Audit Committee with access to Independent Legal Counsel
05/20/2021 RC-2021-2 PDF icon Analysis of Proposed Electric and Gas Franchises
01/04/2021 RC-2021-1 PDF icon Requirements Under Senate Bill 330
11/09/2020 RC-2020-7 PDF icon Follow-Up Legal Analysis Regarding Council Policy 6--0224: Community Planning Groups
10/30/2020 RC-2020-6 PDF icon Analysis of Revised Draft Transparent and Responsible Use of Surveillance Technology Ordinance
08/04/2020 RC-2020-5 PDF icon Proposed Franchise Agreements for Gas & Electric Services: Labor Provisions and Other Potential Legal Issues
05/13/2020 RC-2020-4 PDF icon Follow-Up to 2020 San Diego Charter Legal Review
05/01/2020 RC-2020-3 PDF icon Council Policy 000-21 Submission for November 2020 Ballot
01/28/2020 RC-2020-2 COR. COPY PDF icon Report on Intelligent Cities Street Lights
01/22/2020 RC-2020-1 PDF icon Draft Purchase and Sale Agreement and Related Documents for the City's Sale of the SDCCU Stadium Site in Mission Valley to San Diego State University
12/06/2019 RC-2019-10 PDF icon Legal Analysis of Alleged Scope Limitation Related to the Public Liability Audit
12/03/2019 RC-2019-9 PDF icon Preliminary Legal Analysis of City Council Policy 600-24 Related to City of San Diego Community Planning Groups
11/15/2019 RC-2019-8 PDF icon Follow-Up to Analysis of San Diego State University's Offer, Dated October 28, 2019, To Purchase the SDCCU Stadium Site in Mission Valley
11/13/2019 RC-2019-7 PDF icon Analysis of San Diego State University’s Offer, dated October 28, 2019, to Purchase the SDCCU Stadium Site in Mission Valley
10/22/2019 RC-2019-6 PDF icon Revised Report to the Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee Related to Amendments to the San Diego City Charter Proposed by Women Occupy San Diego
07/19/2019 RC-2019-5 PDF icon Legality of Community Noticing Requirements for Transitional and Permanent Supporting Housing Projects
05/20/2019 RC-2019-4 PDF icon Legal Analysis of Proposed Firearm Safe Storage Ordinance
05/09/2019 RC-2019-3 PDF icon Legal Basis For Adopting A Zoning Ordinance Requiring On-Site Inclusionary Affordable Housing
02/21/2019 RC-2019-2 PDF icon Legal Analysis of Proposed Conditions for a Community Choice Aggregation Program