OF LEGISLATIVE POWERS.
SECTION 1. The Supervisors shall have power to pass ordinances:
1. To regulate traffic and sales in the streets, highways, roads and public places.
2. To regulate the use of the streets, highways, roads and public places, for foot passengers, animals, vehicles, cars and locomotives…
… 13. In relation to the sale and use of guns, pistols and firearms, and to regulate the sale and use of fire-works and holiday explosives of every nature and description, as well as toy pistols and guns, miniature cannons and all kinds oi explosive and detonating toys; provided, that it shall not be lawful in said city and county for any merchant, trader or other person to sell or give away to any minor child, or children, any toy cannon, gun, pistol, or other toy weapon or plaything constructed of iron, steel, or other metal, in or by which gunpowder, fulminate, or other explosive or detonating substance is or can be used, and the use of toy pistols, cannons, or other tey weapon or plaything so constructed, as well as the use of fire-crackers, roman candles and other holiday explosives, by firing the same off in the public streets or highways, except at a public procession or exhibition authorized by the city authorities and controlled by the police, is forbidden and prohibited. Any person violating any of the provisions of this subdivision shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. Any police officor or member of the police force who shall be guilty of neglect to enforce this provision, or who shall neglect or refuse to arrest persons violating any part of the same, shall be liable to expulsion from the force on proof of the fact to the Police Commissioners. No ordinance passed under this subdivision shall ever be suspended or modified temporarily, but the Supervisors may enact cumulative and additional provisions for the more strict enforcement of the objects herein provided for…”
This was also published in at least one contemporary newspaper. Full Text (From Newspapers.com): 1883, San Francisco, CA, San Francisco Examiner, Jan. 20, 1883
“Charter Prepared and Proposed for the City and County of San Francisco by the Board of Fifteen Freeholders, Elected November 7, 1882, in Pursuance of the Provisions of Section 8, Article XI, of the Constitution of the State of California.” The San Francisco Examiner, January 20, 1883, p. 2.
Charter for the City and County of San Francisco: Proposed by the Board of Freeholders, Elected in Pursuance of the Provisions of Section 8, Article XI, of the Constitution of the State of California (San Francisco, CA: P. J. Thomas, 1883), 31. Article 2—Of the Legislative Department, Chapter 4—Of Legislative Powers, § 1, No. 13.