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TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57550]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

DIVISION 1. CITIES AND COUNTIES [50001 - 52203]

  ( Division 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

PART 1. POWERS AND DUTIES COMMON TO CITIES AND COUNTIES [50001 - 51298.5]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

CHAPTER 1. General [50001 - 50290]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

ARTICLE 6. Reimbursement for Use of Drainage Structures [50140 - 50143]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 831. )

50140.
  

Whenever any statute, ordinance, or regulation requires that as a condition to the erection of one or more buildings or structures, sewers, drains, or other facilities for sewers or drains, or both, be installed, and where, in the opinion of the legislative body of the local agency in which such buildings or structures will be located, laterals or other facilities must be constructed which can be or will be used for the benefit of property other than that on which such buildings or structures are, or will be erected and such sewers, drains, or other facilities are dedicated to the public, the legislative body or bodies of the local agency or agencies in which any portion of such other properties are situated may by contract with the person erecting such buildings or structures agree to reimburse and may reimburse such person for such lateral or other facility. Such contract shall provide that each governing body may collect from any person using the lateral or other facility for the benefit of property subject to the jurisdiction of such governing body but other than the property on which such buildings or structures are erected, a reasonable charge for such use.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 831.)

50141.
  

Whenever the legislative body of a local agency pursuant to this article has reimbursed or agreed to reimburse a builder for the construction of a lateral or other facility, which can or will be used by persons for the benefit of property other than the property on which such buildings or structures are or will be erected, such governing body may impose and collect for such use within its jurisdiction, a reasonable charge.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 831.)

50142.
  

The word “person” as used in this article in reference to a person liable to pay a charge includes districts formed for the purpose of constructing or maintaining sewers. Charges imposed on such districts pursuant to this article shall be included in assessments levied for district purposes and in any bonds which may be issued by such districts.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 831.)

50143.
  

When property is subject to a fee which has been or may be imposed under the authority of this article and also to a fee which has been or may be imposed under the authority of Article 5 (commencing with Section 66483) of Chapter 4 of Division 2 of Title 7, payment of either fee shall be deemed payment of both fees.

(Amended by Stats. 1986, Ch. 982, Sec. 16.)

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