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DIVISION 20. MUNICIPAL WATER DISTRICTS [71000 - 73001]

  ( Division 20 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [71590 - 71760]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

CHAPTER 2. Water [71610 - 71644]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 156. )

ARTICLE 2.5. Alternative Provisions for Standby Charges [71638 - 71638.4]
  ( Article 2.5 added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 139. )

71638.
  

If the procedures set forth in this article as it read at the time a standby charge was established were followed, the district or improvement district may, by resolution, continue the charge pursuant to this article in successive years at the same rate. If new, increased, or extended assessments are proposed, the district or improvement district shall comply with the notice, protest, and hearing procedures in Section 53753 of the Government Code.

(Amended by Stats. 2007, Ch. 27, Sec. 40. Effective January 1, 2008.)

71638.1.
  

For property within a district, a portion thereof, or an improvement district, which property was previously charged or assessed for such purposes, the district by resolution may fix on or before the third Monday of August, in each fiscal year, a water standby assessment or availability charge in the district, in any portion thereof, or in any improvement district, to which water is made available by the district, whether the water is actually used or not.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 139.)

71638.2.
  

The resolution fixing a standby assessment or availability charge may establish schedules varying the charges according to land uses, water uses, and degree of water availability, subject to the maximum charges provided in Section 71631.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 139.)

71638.4.
  

The levy and collection of such assessment or charge shall be made as provided in Sections 71634 through 71637, inclusive.

(Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 139.)

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