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City of San Mateo Municipal Code.

7.41.068 Compliance Monitoring.

(a) Compliance with this Chapter shall be monitored by the Director. In addition, any peace officer may enforce the provisions of this Chapter. The Director may designate additional persons to monitor and facilitate compliance with this Chapter.

(b) Individuals designated to enforce the provisions of this Chapter shall inspect each Tobacco Retailer at least two times during each twelve-month period to determine if the Tobacco Retailer is complying with all applicable laws. Compliance checks shall take place during normal business hours, with or without notice. If a violation has occurred, the Tobacco Retailer shall be inspected again within three months. All permitted premises must be open to inspection by designated persons during regular business hours.

(c) Nothing in this section shall create a right of action in any Tobacco Retailer or other person or entity against the County or its agents.