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Government Code - GOV

TITLE 4. GOVERNMENT OF CITIES [34000 - 45345]

  ( Title 4 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

DIVISION 3. OFFICERS [36501 - 41805]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

PART 2. LEGISLATIVE BODY [36801 - 40592]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

CHAPTER 5. City Property [37350 - 37685]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 79. )

ARTICLE 3.5. Sale and Leases of Airports [37440 - 37444]
  ( Article 3.5 added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1552. )

37440.
  

The provisions of this article are alternative to Sections 37350 and 37351 of this code and any other authority granted by law to cities to dispose of city-owned property.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1552.)

37441.
  

This article applies only to a municipal airport or property owned by a city for the purposes specified in Section 37442, which property is restricted, under the terms of the instrument conveying the property to the city, to use for airport purposes.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1552.)

37442.
  

Pursuant to this article the legislative body of a city may sell, or lease for a term not exceeding 20 years with an option to purchase, any municipal airport or any property owned by a city for airport purposes or purposes incidental to aircraft, including:

(a) Manufacture of aircraft, airplane engines, and aircraft equipment, parts, and accessories.

(b) Construction and maintenance of hangars, mooring masts, flying fields, signal lights, radio equipment, service shops, conveniences, appliances, works, structures, and other air navigation, aircraft, and airplane engine manufacturing plants and facilities.

The sale or lease shall be made in such manner and upon such terms and conditions as the legislative body may specify.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1552.)

37443.
  

In any sale or lease of property with option to purchase, made or entered into pursuant to Section 37442, the purchase price for any property sold or the consideration for or rentals payable pursuant to any lease shall be payable at such times and in such amounts as the legislative body may determine. In any sale or lease of such property with option to purchase, the legislative body may provide that all or any part of the unpaid portion of the purchase price shall be secured by a mortgage or deed of trust. Where such property is leased with an option to purchase, the legislative body may provide that all or any portion of the consideration paid for or rentals received by the city under said lease may be credited against the purchase price specified therein. Any sale or lease of such property with option to purchase shall be made subject to any duty or obligation imposed by law or contract upon the city with respect to such property. Any sale of such property shall be made subject to the requirement that the purchaser use the property, or allow the use of such property, as a public airport for not less than 10 years from the date of the sale unless earlier discontinuance of such use is permitted by the Administrator of the Civil Aeronautics Administration of the United States Department of Commerce.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1552.)

37444.
  

No sale or lease of any property with option to purchase shall be made or entered into pursuant to Section 37442 except when previously authorized by ordinance adopted by a four-fifths vote of all members of the legislative body. No vote of the electors of the city shall be required to authorize any such sale or lease of property with option to purchase, but any ordinance adopted authorizing such sale or lease shall be subject to referendum in the manner provided by law.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1552.)

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