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DIVISION 23. SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS CONSERVANCY [33000 - 33220]

  ( Division 23 added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1087. )

CHAPTER 2. Definitions [33100 - 33105.6]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1087. )

33100.
  

Unless the context requires otherwise, the definitions set forth in this chapter shall govern the interpretation of this division.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1087.)

33101.
  

“Coastal zone” means that area described in Section 30103.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1087.)

33102.
  

“Conservancy” means the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1087.)

33103.
  

“Fund” means the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Fund.

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1087.)

33104.
  

“Plan” means the plan approved by the Secretary of the Interior pursuant to Section 507(n) of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978 (16 U.S.C. 460kk(n)).

(Added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 1087.)

33105.
  

“Zone” means the Santa Monica Mountains Zone, which includes that part of the land area of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan region, landward of the Pacific Coast Highway (State Highway Route 1) bounded by Calleguas Creek, thence following Calleguas Creek northward to its intersection with the corporate boundary of Camarillo, thence following the southern boundary of the City of Camarillo eastward until it intersects the Ventura Freeway (State Highway Route 101), thence following the Ventura Freeway eastward to a point of intersection with the western boundary of the Malibu Creek Watershed. The northern boundary continues thence along the boundary of the Watershed to its intersection again with the Ventura Freeway on the east; thence eastward along this freeway to its intersection with the corporate boundary of the City of Los Angeles, thence continuing on a line drawn one-quarter of a mile south of the Ventura Freeway to its intersection with Ventura Boulevard and continuing on a line one-quarter mile south from Ventura Boulevard eastward to its intersection with Sepulveda Boulevard; thence continuing eastward along Valley Vista Boulevard to its intersection with Dixie Canyon Avenue and from this point continuing eastward on a line one-quarter mile south of Ventura Boulevard to its intersection with a linear projection of Lankershim Boulevard and thence northeasterly on this projection and continuing on Lankershim Boulevard to its intersection with Cahuenga Boulevard, thence east along Cahuenga Boulevard to its intersection with a linear projection of Barham Boulevard, and hence northeasterly along such projection and continuing upon Barham Boulevard to its intersection with the Los Angeles River, and eastward along the south bank of the Los Angeles River to its intersection with the boundary of Griffith Park, including Griffith Park, and thence following a direct line drawn southwest from the southernmost boundary point of Griffith Park to the intersection of Sunset Boulevard with the corporate boundary of the City of Los Angeles near the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Marmount Lane, thence continuing westward following the Los Angeles corporate boundary to its intersection with the boundary of the City of Beverly Hills, thence following the northern boundary of the City of Beverly Hills until it returns to Sunset Boulevard, thence following Sunset Boulevard westward to its point of intersection with the Pacific Coast Highway (State Highway Route 1).

The zone shall also include Elysian Park and El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Park and, for purposes of providing a recreational trail corridor, it shall also include hiking and equestrian trail connections and accessways between Griffith Park, Elysian Park, and El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Park.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 634, Sec. 1.)

33105.5.
  

(a) For purposes of providing a recreational trail corridor, the zone shall also include hiking and equestrian trail connections and accessways generally following the Rim of the Valley Trail as identified in the Equestrian and Hiking Trails Guide of the City of Los Angeles.

(b) The executive director of the conservancy shall file with the Secretary of State a map specifically delineating a feasible recreational trail corridor as identified in subdivision (a) by July 1, 1984.

(c) The executive director of the conservancy shall submit the map prepared pursuant to subdivision (b) to the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks, and Wildlife and to the Senate Committee on Natural Resources at least 30 days prior to taking any action for the purposes of this section pursuant to Section 33203.

(Added by Stats. 1983, Ch. 674, Sec. 1.)

33105.6.
  

The recreational trail corridor for the Rim of the Valley Trail shall include the Santa Clarita Woodlands portion of the Santa Susana Mountains. The executive director of the conservancy shall file a map with the Secretary of State by March 1, 1990, showing the revised trail corridor boundary including the Santa Clarita Woodlands. The boundaries of the addition to the trail corridor shall substantially conform to the boundaries of the Santa Clarita Woodlands depicted in the map included in the Preliminary Study of Possible Parkland Acquisition in the Santa Susana Mountains (March 1, 1989) by the Department of Parks and Recreation. Nothing in this section shall be interpreted to inhibit the development of facilities necessary for the protection of public health and safety.

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 690, Sec. 1.)

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