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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.


(a) Any violation of this chapter is punishable as specified in Title 1 of the San Mateo Municipal Code.

(b) Causing, permitting, aiding, abetting or concealing a violation of any provisions of this chapter shall also constitute a violation of this chapter.

(c) Any violation of the provisions of this chapter are declared to be a public nuisance and may be abated by appropriate civil action, including injunction.

(d) The remedies provided by this section are cumulative and are in addition to any other remedy existing at law or in equity.

(e) Any aggrieved person under this chapter may bring a civil action as a private enforcer to compel compliance with this chapter, provided that the aggrieved person shall have first requested in writing that the City of San Mateo take enforcement action and the City of San Mateo shall have failed to do so after 45 days. Upon proof of violations by the private enforcer in a civil action, a court shall grant all appropriate relief, including: (1) awarding damages; and/or (2) issuing an injunction.