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DIVISION 9. AVIATION [21001 - 24451]

  ( Division 9 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151. )

PART 2. AIRPORT DISTRICTS [22001 - 22909]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151. )

CHAPTER 1. General Provisions and Definitions [22001 - 22017]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151. )

22001.
  

This part may be cited as the “California Airport District Act.”

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22002.
  

The purpose of this part is to facilitate the formation of intercity and county airport districts having responsibility for the development of airports, spaceports, and air navigation facilities, the objective being to encourage airport and spaceport development by communities and to distribute the cost uniformly among all who benefit.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 191, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2001.)

22003.
  

Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions and general provisions contained in this chapter govern the construction of this part.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 401, Sec. 52. (AB 2763) Effective January 1, 2015.)

22004.
  

Airport districts may be created, maintained, and managed as provided in this part and may exercise the powers expressly granted or necessarily implied.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22005.
  

A district may lie within or include the territories of one or more counties. It may include one or more cities, all or any part of any city and any part of the unincorporated territory of any county.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22006.
  

The boundaries of a district may be altered and outlying contiguous territory in the same or an adjoining county annexed to the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 2043.)

22007.
  

Except as otherwise provided in this part, the law governing the qualifications of electors, the manner of voting, the duties of election officers, the canvassing of returns, declaration of results, and all other particulars in respect to the calling and holding of general municipal elections in cities of the fifth and sixth class, so far as applicable, governs all district elections.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22008.
  

“District” means airport district, formed and proposed to be formed, pursuant to this part.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22009.
  

“Principal county” means the county in which all of the territory of the district is situated, or if the territory is situated in more than one county, the county in which the greatest portion of the territory is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22010.
  

“Affected county” means any county in which the territory of the district is situated.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22011.
  

“Board” means the board of directors of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22012.
  

“Director” means member of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22013.
  

“Secretary” means secretary of the board.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

22014.
  

“Bond election” means an election provided for in Article 2 (commencing with Section 22731) of Chapter 5.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 174.)

22015.
  

“Formation election” means an election provided for in Article 4 (commencing with Section 22226) of Chapter 2.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 175.)

22016.
  

“Bond tax” means the tax levied pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 22901) for the payment of the bonded indebtedness of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 176.)

22017.
  

“District tax” means the tax levied pursuant to Chapter 6 for the payment of expenses of, and claims against the district, other than the bonded indebtedness.

(Added by Stats. 1953, Ch. 151.)

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