ORDINANCE N0. 930022

An ordinance amending Title 13 of the County Code relating to the sale of aerosol spray paint containers and marker pens.

The Board of Supervisors of the county of Los Angeles ordains as follows:

Section 1. Section 13.12.055 of the Los Angeles County Code is deleted in its entirety.

Section 2. Section 13.12.055 is added to the Los Angeles County Code to read as follows:

Section 13.12.055

A. Every person who owns, conducts, operates or manages a retail commercial establishment selling aerosol spray paint containers, or marker pens with tips exceeding four millimeters in width, containing anything other than a solution which can be removed with water after it dries, shall store or cause such aerosol spray paint containers or marker pens to be stored in an area viewable by , but not accessible to the public without employee assistance, pending legal sale or disposition so such paint containers or marker pens.

Violation of this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.00, or by imprisonment in the County Jail for a period not to exceed six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.