2.34.030 – Proclamation of emergency - Effective period

The proclamation authorized in this chapter shall be effective for a period of forty-eight hours unless sooner terminated by a proclamation of the mayor indicating that the civil emergency no longer exists.  The mayor shall have the power to re-proclaim the existence of a civil emergency at the end of each forty-eight hour period during the time the civil emergency exists.  However, the power to proclaim the existence of a local disaster emergency shall further have a maximum limitation of seven days, except by or with the consent of the city council; and the declaration of a state of emergency shall expire not later than the adjournment of the first regular meeting of the corporate authorities after the state of emergency is declared.

(1978-M-35: § 1 (part); 1968-20: § 5)