2.52.050 Initiative petitions-Circulation prerequisites
A. No petition for any initiative measure shall be circulated, nor any signature thereto have any force or effect whatsoever, which has been signed before the title, submission clause, and summary have been fixed and determined as provided in Section 2.52.030. No petition shall be printed, published, or otherwise circulated unless the form and the first printer's proof of the petition have been approved by the City Clerk
B. Any petition which has not been submitted as required in Section 2.52.030 shall not be accepted for filing by the City Clerk. (Ord. O-94-3 § 1 (part), 1994).