This is version 1.0 of the City of Napa Website Terms of Use Statement, effective October 1, 2007. 

Legal Notices

Access to and use of the City of Napa website is provided subject to these terms of use. Please read these terms carefully as use of this site constitutes acceptance of these terms of use.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Accuracy of Data

The City of Napa’s website is maintained to provide public access to City information via the internet. However, while the City attempts to keep its web information accurate and timely, the City neither warrants nor makes any representations or endorsements as to the quality, accuracy, or completeness of the information (including any text, graphics, hyperlinks, or other items) contained on this website. Information on this website has been compiled from a variety of sources, and is subject to change without notice from the City. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding accuracy or completeness of the data. If you find any errors or omissions, we encourage you to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All warranties of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights are disclaimed. The City provides this information on an "as is" basis.

Disclaimer of Liability

The City of Napa[1] shall not be held liable for any improper or incorrect use of the information described and/or contained herein, and the City assumes no responsibility for anyone's use of the information. In no event shall the City be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement or substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this web site, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury, including but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

The City of Napa may be a distributor of content sometimes supplied by third parties and users. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, users, or others, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and do not necessarily state or reflect those of the City of Napa and shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes. Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the City.

Disclaimer for External Links

The City of Napa is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages referenced. The user specifically acknowledges that the City is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other users, links, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with the user. Links from the City’s website to other sites on the World Wide Web do not constitute an endorsement from the City. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the web user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites. The City’s website may contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites and resources. Since the City is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster.

The City does not intend any external links on the City’s website to be construed as creating a public fora or a limited public fora. Rather, any external links provided on the City’s website shall be maintained for the exclusive use of the City in communicating matters of general public interest. In general, the City may exercise its discretion to include an external link if it facilitates a City program or service, facilitates access to directional information for public facilities or activities, or provides information regarding a special event or program open to the public which is sponsored by the City.

Disclaimer of Duty to Continue Provision of Data

Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus and files are reorganized. The user expressly agrees that use of the City’s web site is at the user's sole risk. The City does not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error free. The documents and related graphics published on this server could contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. The City and/or its respective agencies and programs may make improvements and/or changes in the information and/or programs described herein at any time.

Disclaimer of Legal Notice

While the City encourages communications to City officers and employees by e-mail, these communications by e-mail are not intended to be (and shall not be construed by the City to be) a substitute for any requirements of law for providing notices to the City. To the extent any person has an existing or potential claim against the City, or any person intends to provide legal notice to the City, that notice must be provided in accordance with any applicable federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations.

Translation Disclaimer

Some portions of this website can be translated using free automated translation software. Computer conversions are not context-sensitive and may not convert text into its intended meaning. The City of Napa does not guarantee the accuracy of the translated text. Any translation discrepancies are not binding and have no legal effect for compliance or enforcement purposes. Text found in images, PDF files, Word documents or other document types cannot be translated. Please note that some applications and/or services may not work as expected when translated.

While automated translation is not perfect, the City of Napa makes the service available in the hopes that it will allow non-English speakers the opportunity to access the City’s website and obtain an overall sense of the information and services available from the City.

Reservation of Copyrights and Trademarks

This material is for the noncommercial use of the general public. The Fair Use guidelines of the U.S. copyright statutes apply to all material on the City of Napa web site. The City of Napa shall remain the sole and exclusive owner of all rights, title and interest in and to all specifically copyrighted information created and posted for inclusion in this system. Photographs and graphics on the City web site are the property of the City of Napa, unless specifically stated otherwise. For copy or use of information on the City of Napa website that is outside of the Fair Use provisions of copyright law, or if you have any questions on using material on the City of Napa web pages, please email the webmaster. If permission to reproduce or redistribute is granted, the following statement shall be included on all reproduced information: "Reproduced with permission from the City of Napa, California."

Acceptable Use Policy

Access to and use of the City Web site is provided subject to these terms and conditions. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Choice of Law

Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes thereof are governed by the rules and regulations of the City of Napa and shall apply to all uses of this data and this system. By use of this system and any data contained therein, the user agrees that use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and user shall not violate the rights of any third parties.

Twitter Disclaimer (posted 7-17-13)

You may have reached this page by following a link from an official City of Napa Twitter account. The City's Twitter accounts are intended to serve as a mechanism for communication between the public and City departments and as a forum to further the mission of the department. Any direct tweets to a City Twitter page and its list of followers may be considered a public record which is subject to disclosure pursuant to the California Public Records Act. Public information requests must be directed to the City Clerk at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For more information about the City of Napa please visit

[1] All references herein to “City of Napa” or “City” shall be interpreted to mean the City of Napa and its officers, agents, or employees.