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City Attorney Memoranda of Law

What is a Memorandum of Law?

A City Attorney Memorandum of Law is a response to a request typically posed by the Mayor, City Council (jointly or separately), any full commission, board, committee, or agency (whether or not Charter based), through that entity's executive director or City liaison, or Department Director, which narrowly applies the interpretation of the current law to a particular problem or situation.

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

Memorandums from January 1986 through present are available.

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Memoranda of Law by Year

Date Numbersort ascending Title
04/12/2012 N/A PDF icon Weighted Vote Allocations for the Convention Center Facilities District Election
01/17/2012 MS2012-1 PDF icon Ratification of Agreement for Temporary Change of Stadium's Name
11/09/1994 MS-94-2 PDF icon Proposed La Jolla Planned District Newsrack Ordinance
05/02/1994 MS-94-1 PDF icon Interpretation of City Council Policy 600-24 (Conflicts of Interest)
08/12/1993 MS-93-7 PDF icon Fees Prescribed by the Health and Safety Code
08/27/1993 MS-93-6 PDF icon Benefits Election
08/30/1993 MS-93-5 PDF icon San Diego Municipal Code ('SDMC') section 24.1307: Proposed Modification of the term 'Return to Service'
08/27/1993 MS-93-4 PDF icon Equal Employment Opportunity Investigative Notes
08/18/1993 MS-93-3 PDF icon 'Solid Waste' Generation Site
08/11/1993 MS-93-2 PDF icon Administrative Modification of Secondary Treatment Standards
07/30/1993 MS-93-1 PDF icon I Love A Clean San Diego Recycling Hotline
05/19/1992 MS-92-2 PDF icon Route Slip No. 02-0492-019
03/13/1992 MS-92-1 PDF icon Alan Ziegaus
12/10/1991 MS-91-2 PDF icon Budgetary Authorizations
01/31/1991 MS-91-1 PDF icon 1. Claim for Legal Fees Incurred by Councilpersons Filner, Bernhardt and Hartley in Perez v. City of San Diego; 2. 1/30/91 Memorandum of Law Concerning Reimbursement for Outside Counsel; 3. 1/29/91 Memorandum of Law Concerning Potential Conflict of Inter
07/21/1989 MS-89-1 PDF icon Mission San Diego de Alcala
07/15/1988 MS-88-9 PDF icon Absentee Landlords
07/13/1988 MS-88-8 PDF icon Exemption of Hot Tub Businesses from Bathhouse Ordinance
07/08/1988 MS-88-7 PDF icon Carmel Mountain Ranch - Master Conceptual Grading Plan and the Hillside Review Overlay Zone
07/01/1988 MS-88-6 PDF icon Vesting Tentative Maps--Park View Estates, Unit 1, Hillside Review Permit and Rezone No. 87-0081