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Public Resources Code - PRC

DIVISION 5. PARKS AND MONUMENTS [5001 - 5873]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 94. )

CHAPTER 4. Recreation and Park Districts [5780 - 5796.20]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 10. Alternative Revenues [5789 - 5789.5]
  ( Article 10 added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. )

5789.
  

Whenever a board of directors determines that the amount of revenue available to the district or any of its zones is inadequate to meet the costs of providing facilities, programs, and services pursuant to Section 5786, the board of directors may raise revenues pursuant to this article or any other provision of law.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5789.1.
  

A district may levy special taxes pursuant to:

(a) Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 50075) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the Government Code. The special taxes shall be applied uniformly to all taxpayers or all real property within the district, except that unimproved property may be taxed at a lower rate than improved property.

(b) The Mello-Roos Community Facilities Act of 1982, Chapter 2.5 (commencing with Section 53311) of Part 1 of Division 2 of Title 5 of the Government Code.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5789.3.
  

A district may levy special benefit assessments consistent with the requirements of Article XIII D of the California Constitution to finance capital improvements, including, but not limited to, special benefit assessments levied pursuant to:

(a) The Improvement Act of 1911, Division 7 (commencing with Section 5000) of the Streets and Highways Code.

(b) The Improvement Bond Act of 1915, Division 15 (commencing with Section 8500) of the Streets and Highways Code.

(c) The Municipal Improvement Act of 1913, Division 12 (commencing with Section 10000) of the Streets and Highways Code.

(d) The Landscaping and Lighting Assessment Act of 1972, Part 2 (commencing with Section 22500) of Division 15 of the Streets and Highways Code.

(e) Any other statutory authorization enacted in the future.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

5789.5.
  

(a) A board of directors may charge a fee to cover the cost of any service which the district provides or the cost of enforcing any regulation for which the fee is charged. No fee shall exceed the costs reasonably borne by the district in providing the service or enforcing the regulation for which the fee is charged.

(b) Before imposing or increasing any fee for property-related services, a board of directors shall follow the procedures in Section 6 of Article XIII D of the California Constitution.

(c) A board of directors may charge residents or taxpayers of the district a fee authorized by this section which is less than the fee which it charges to nonresidents or nontaxpayers of the district.

(d) A board of directors may authorize district employees to waive the payment, in whole or in part, of a fee authorized by this section when the board of directors determines that payment would not be in the public interest. Before authorizing any waiver, a board of directors shall adopt a resolution which specifies the policies and procedures governing waivers.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 15, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2002.)

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