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TITLE 5. LOCAL AGENCIES [50001 - 57607]

  ( Title 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

DIVISION 2. CITIES, COUNTIES, AND OTHER AGENCIES [53000 - 55821]

  ( Division 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

PART 1. POWERS AND DUTIES COMMON TO CITIES, COUNTIES, AND OTHER AGENCIES [53000 - 54999.7]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 81. )

CHAPTER 6.4. Benefit Assessment Act of 1982 [54703 - 54720]

  ( Heading of Chapter 6.4 renumbered from Chapter 6.1 by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 147. )

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [54703 - 54703.5]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 487, Sec. 3. )

54703.
  

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Benefit Assessment Act of 1982.

(Added by renumbering Section 54701 by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 149.)

54703.1.
  

The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the public interest to allow local agencies to finance property related services through the imposition of an assessment upon the property which benefits from those services.

The Legislature also finds and declares that assessments imposed for the purpose of providing services which benefit individual properties are not taxes for the general benefit of the governmental entity, but are assessments for services which confer special benefits upon the properties to which the services are provided.

(Added by renumbering Section 54702 by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 150.)

54703.3.
  

The purpose of this chapter is to recodify and supplant previously enacted provisions of law which authorize the imposition of benefit assessments and to provide a uniform procedure for the enactment of benefit assessments for services by local jurisdictions.

(Added by renumbering Section 54703 by Stats. 1984, Ch. 144, Sec. 151.)

54703.5.
  

An assessment levied pursuant to this chapter is not subject to the Special Assessment Investigation, Limitation and Majority Protest Act of 1931 (Division 4 (commencing with Section 2800) of the Streets and Highways Code).

(Added by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1449, Sec. 1.)

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