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TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57550]

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

DIVISION 3. CORTESE-KNOX-HERTZBERG LOCAL GOVERNMENT REORGANIZATION ACT OF 2000 [56000 - 57550]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 388, Sec. 1. )

PART 5. TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND EFFECT OF A CHANGE OF ORGANIZATION OR REORGANIZATION [57300 - 57550]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 541, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 2. Effect of Annexation [57325 - 57330.5]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 541, Sec. 3. )

57325.
  

On and after the effective date of an annexation, the territory annexed to a city or district, all inhabitants of that territory, and all persons entitled to vote by reason of residing or owning land within that territory shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the city or district and, except as otherwise provided in this chapter, shall have the same rights and duties as if the territory had been a part of the city or district upon its original incorporation or formation.

(Amended by Stats. 1985, Ch. 1599, Sec. 26.)

57326.
  

As an alternative to any procedure prescribed by law for the division of taxes or assessments collected in a district lying partially or wholly in territory annexed by an incorporated city, the city and the district may enter into an agreement providing that the district shall continue to perform services for the annexed territory until the close of the fiscal year for which the district has levied taxes or assessments.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 541, Sec. 3. Effective September 9, 1985. Operative January 1, 1986, by Sec. 5 of Ch. 541.)

57327.
  

No payment for the use, or right of use, of the existing property, real or personal, of any district or city shall be required by reason of the annexation of territory to that district or city.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 541, Sec. 3. Effective September 9, 1985. Operative January 1, 1986, by Sec. 5 of Ch. 541.)

57328.
  

Any territory annexed to a city or district shall be liable for payment of principal, interest, and any other amounts which shall become due on account of any outstanding or then authorized but thereafter issued bonds, including revenue bonds, or other contracts or obligations of the city or district, but not of any improvement district within the district. It shall be subject to the levying or fixing and collection of any of the following which may be necessary to provide for that payment:

(a) Taxes or assessments.

(b) Service charges, rentals, or rates.

(c) Both taxes or assessments and service charges, rentals, or rates.

(Added by Stats. 1985, Ch. 541, Sec. 3. Effective September 9, 1985. Operative January 1, 1986, by Sec. 5 of Ch. 541.)

57329.
  

(a) If unincorporated territory was, or is hereafter, annexed to a city, all roads and highways or portions of a road or highway in the territory which had been accepted into the county road system pursuant to Section 941 of the Streets and Highways Code are, or shall become, as the case may be, city streets on the effective date of the annexation.

(b) Subdivision (a) does not apply to a road or highway which had been accepted into the county road system pursuant to Section 941 of the Streets and Highways Code after the date of the first signature on a petition for annexation or incorporation, the adoption of a resolution of application by an affected local agency, or a date mutually agreed upon by the city and the county.

(c) Nothing in subdivision (a) requires a city to improve the affected road or highway to city standards.

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 531, Sec. 1.)

57330.
  

Any territory annexed to a city or district shall be subject to the levying or fixing and collection of any previously authorized taxes, benefit assessments, fees, or charges of the city or district.

(Added by Stats. 1993, Ch. 1195, Sec. 14.7. Effective January 1, 1994.)

57330.5.
  

(a) If a city annexes land that is subject to a contract executed pursuant to the Williamson Act (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 51200) of Division 1), and the city succeeds to the contract pursuant to either Section 51243 or Section 51243.5, then on and after the effective date of the annexation, the city has all of the rights, duties, and powers imposed by that contract.

(b) If a city annexes land that is subject to a contract executed pursuant to the Williamson Act (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 51200) of Division 1), and the city exercises its option to not succeed to the contract pursuant to Section 51243.5, then the city shall record a certificate of contract termination pursuant to that section.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 590, Sec. 8. Effective January 1, 1999.)

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