All streets, avenues, lanes, alleys, courts, places, public ways, property, rights of way, tidelands and submerged lands, in the City and County of San Francisco, now open or dedicated or which hereafter may be opened or dedicated to public use, and any property in said City and County for the immediate possession and use of which, as right of way required for public use, an order has or shall have been obtained pursuant to Sections 14 and 14½, Article I, California Constitution, and all tidelands and submerged lands which have been or hereafter may be granted by the State of California to said City and County, shall be deemed and held to be open public streets, avenues, lanes, alleys, courts, places, public ways, property or rights of way owned by said City and County, for the purposes of this Article, and the Board of Supervisors of said City and County is hereby empowered to establish and change the grades of all said ways, properties and rights of way and fix the width thereof, and is hereby invested with jurisdiction to order to be done therein, thereover or thereon, either singly or in any combination, pursuant to the proceedings hereafter described, or pursuant to general law, including the Improvement Act of 1911 and the Municipal Improvement Act of 1913, and any and all of the work or improvements mentioned in this Article or in such general laws, and to issue bonds as authorized hereby or by such general laws including Improvement Act of 1911 and Improvement Bond Act of 1915. The words, public ways, when used in this Article shall be deemed to include all the existing and future property of said City and County hereinabove mentioned. The word, Supervisors, when used in this Article, will refer to the Board of Supervisors of the City and County of San Francisco.
(Amended by Ord. 201-81, App. 4/24/81)