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UNAUTHORIZED USE OF THE CITY SEAL OR LOGO IS PROHIBITED

Post Date:10/13/2015 10:30 AM

CITY OF EASTVALE, CA (October 13, 2015) – The City of Eastvale does not under any circumstance authorize the use of the City seal, logo or inaugural logo for personal, business or private use. The City does not endorse any organization, entity (public or private) or business that is or has used the City seal, logo or inaugural logo without express, prior written consent by the City of Eastvale.

According to Municipal Code Section 1.02.040-050 adopted on April 24, 2013:
The official name for the city shall be the "City of Eastvale", and constitutes and is adopted as the official name for the city. The name "Eastvale" shall also constitute a secondary official name for the city.

(a) The city seal, inaugural logo, logo, and official name, are for the exclusive use by the city, and their commissions, officials and employees, in the course and scope of their official duties.
(b) No person shall use or allow to be used the official seal, inaugural logo, logo or official name of the city, or any cut, facsimile, or reproduction of said seal, or make or use any design which is an imitation of said seal or of the design thereof, or which may be mistaken for the seal, inaugural logo or logo of this city or the design thereof, for malicious or commercial purposes, or for any purpose other than for city purposes or for the purposes of any officer, board or department thereof, without the express prior written consent of the city council.
(c) The city council may authorize the use or reproduction thereof of the official seal, inaugural logo, logo or official name for commercial purposes or for any other use.
(d) A violation of any provision of this chapter or a failure to comply with any mandatory requirements of this chapter is subject to prosecution as a misdemeanor under this Code and may be enforced through criminal, civil, administrative, injunctive or other relief available by law. Criminal penalties for violations of the provisions of this chapter may result in up to a misdemeanor citation for each day in violation, punishable by a maximum of one-year in jail and a $1,000.00 fine.

If you, your business or organization are currently using the city seal, inaugural logo and/or logo in the promotion of your business or organization whether in print or electronically without written consent from the City of Eastvale, you are in violation of Eastvale Municipal Code Sec. 1.02.050 as previously described. To review this section of the municipal code, please visit: 
http://library.municode.com/HTML/15015/level3/PTAGEOR_TIT1GEPR_CH1.02OFSEINLOLONA.html#PTAGEOR_TIT1GEPR_CH1.02OFSEINLOLONA_S1.02.050VI

Additional questions may be directed to the City’s Public Information Officer Daniella McClister at (951) 361-0900 X415.

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