[CC 1961 §4.11; Ord. No. 1003; Ord. No. 2857§1, 3-16-1987; Ord. No. 3019, 1-9-1989]
United States standard time for the zone in which the City of Berkeley is located shall be the official time of the City; the official time for the City shall be advanced one (1) hour from 2:00 A.M. on the first (1st) Sunday in April until 2:00 A.M. on the last Sunday in October in each year.
When reference is made to any time without qualification in any ordinance, resolution, or order heretofore passed, or which may be passed hereafter by the Council, or in any official notice, advertisement, or document of the City; or in any contract to which the City is a party, it shall be understood to refer to the official time of the City as herein described. When the words "daylight saving time" are used, the reference shall be to the advanced time herein prescribed as the official time from the first (1st) Sunday in April until the last Sunday in October.
In all ordinances, resolutions, or orders of the Council, and in all official notices, advertisements, or documents of the City, and in all contracts to which the City is a party relating to the time of performance of any act by any officer or department of the City, or relating to the time within which any rights shall accrue or determine or within which any act shall or shall not be performed by any person, it shall be understood and intended that the time shall be the official time of the City as herein prescribed.
All clocks or other time pieces in or upon public buildings or other premises maintained at the expense of the City shall be set and run according to the official time as provided herein. It is hereby made the duty of the officer or other person having control and charge of such building or buildings and premises to see that the clocks or other time pieces are set and run in accordance with official time.