Office of the City Attorney

About the Office of the City Attorney

The City Attorney is appointed by the City Council. San Luis City Code Section 31.23 establishes the City Attorney as the legal counselor and advisor of the City Council and other city officials.

The Office of the City Attorney consists of the City Attorney and the City Prosecutor.

The City Attorney:

  • provides written legal opinions as needed by Council;
  • drafts deeds, contracts, conveyances, ordinances, resolutions and other legal instruments for the City;
  • approves as to form all drafts of contracts and all official or other bonds before final approval or acceptance by City Council;
  • prosecutes and defends all suits, actions or causes where the City is a party; and
  • reports to the City Council meetings.

The City Attorney does not represent or advise private individuals in legal matters.
 This website has been prepared for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. The City of San Luis Attorney’s Office only represents the City of San Luis, its agencies, officials, and employees on matters of public business and cannot provide legal advice to residents nor can it refer residents to private attorneys.


City of San Luis Code of Ordinances
City of San Luis Ordinances
San Luis Model Tax Code
City of San Luis Resolutions
City of San Luis Subdivision Regulations (PDF)
City of San Luis Public Works Standards

Recent Ordinances and Resolutions which do not appear in the above links may be found by searching the City Council Agendas.

The City Attorney Opinions may be viewed or obtained from the City Clerk through a Public Records Request.

City Attorney Opinions