The City of South Pasadena, created by Chapter 31277, Laws of Florida, 1955, shall continue and is hereby vested with the governmental, corporate and propriety powers to enable it to conduct municipal government, perform municipal functions and render municipal services and may exercise any power for municipal purposes not expressly prohibited by the Constitution, general or special law or County Charter.
[Amended 6-13-1995 by Ord. No. 95-06, Ref. of 3-5-1996]
The corporate limits of the City of South Pasadena, Florida, shall consist of all land within the boundaries set forth by the legislature in Senate Bill 864, Laws of Florida, Acts of 1955, plus all lands annexed subsequent to June 28, 1955, as reflected in the complete legal description adopted April 27, 1993, and filed with the Department of State, May 4, 1993.
The power and jurisdiction of the City shall extend over all lands and over all bodies of water and the air above, to the extent allowed by law within the corporate limits, and to all land without the limits of the City owned, leased or operated by the City. The power and jurisdiction of the City includes all extraterritorial powers and jurisdiction previously granted by Chapter 31277, Laws of Florida, 1955, as amended, or any special or general law. The City shall continue to exercise the power of eminent domain within or without the limits of the City which authority was granted by Chapter 31277, Laws of Florida, 1955.
[Amended 10-9-2007 by Ord. No. 2007-06, Ref. of 1-29-2008]
The legislative powers of the City shall be vested in and exercised by the City Commission, consistent with the provisions of this Charter, the United States Constitution, Florida Constitution, laws of the State of Florida and laws and ordinances of the City. The City Commission may not expend or authorize the expenditure of public funds for a political advertisement or electioneering communication concerning an issue, referendum, or amendment that is subject to a vote of the electors without first holding a public hearing.