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Water Code - WAT

DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

PART 2. APPROPRIATION OF WATER [1200 - 1851]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 9. Licenses [1600 - 1675.2]

  ( Chapter 9 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 7. Revocation of Licenses [1675 - 1675.2]
  ( Article 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

1675.
  

(a) If, at any time after a license is issued, the board finds that the licensee has not put the water granted under the license to a useful or beneficial purpose in conformity with this division or that the licensee has ceased to put the water to that useful or beneficial purpose, or that the licensee has failed to observe any of the terms and conditions in the license, the board may revoke the license and declare the water to be subject to appropriation in accordance with this part.

(b) The board may revoke the license upon request of the licensee or after due notice to the licensee and after a hearing, when a hearing is requested by the licensee pursuant to Section 1675.1.

(c) As used in this section “licensee” includes the heirs, successors, or assigns of the licensee.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, Ch. 288, Sec. 14. (SB 1169) Effective January 1, 2011.)

1675.1.
  

The notice of proposed revocation of the license pursuant to Section 1675 shall contain a statement of facts and information upon which the proposed revocation is based, and shall include a statement substantially in the following form:

Unless a written request for a hearing signed by or on behalf of the licensee is delivered or mailed to the board within 15 days after receipt of this notice, the board may act upon the proposed revocation of the license without a hearing. Any request for a hearing may be made by delivering or mailing the request to the board at the address given on the notice.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 794.)

1675.2.
  

In any case when a license is revoked without a hearing, as provided in Section 1675.1, the licensee, within 90 days of the date of the order of revocation, may file with the board a request to set aside the revocation, and the board, for good cause shown, may reinstate the license.

(Added by Stats. 1971, Ch. 794.)

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