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AB-1067 Public lands: Department of Parks and Recreation: wildfire management plan: fire hazard severity zones.(2019-2020)



SECTION 1.

 Chapter 2.3 (commencing with Section 5390) is added to Division 5 of the Public Resources Code, to read:

CHAPTER  2.3. Wildfire Management Plan for Property in Fire Hazard Severity Zones
5390.
 (a) On or before January 1, 2023, the director shall develop and implement a wildfire management plan for all property under the jurisdiction of the department that is located within a very high fire hazard severity zone, as identified by the Director of Forestry and Fire Protection pursuant to Section 51178 of the Government Code, or a high or a very high fire hazard severity zone, as identified by the Director of Forestry and Fire Protection pursuant to Article 9 (commencing with Section 4201) of Chapter 1 of Part 2 of Division 4.
(b) The wildfire management plan shall outline the department’s fire prevention goals and future projects for prescribed fire, defensible space, fire resilient restoration projects, and the fire hardening of the department’s structures.
(c) The wildfire management plan shall also include recommendations for policy changes and resources needed for the department to adapt to the increasing high severity wildfire threat.
(d) The department shall post the wildfire management plan on its internet website.