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DIVISION 12. FIRES AND FIRE PROTECTION [13000 - 14960]

  ( Division 12 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 2.7. FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT LAW OF 1987 [13800 - 13970]

  ( Heading of Part 2.7 renumbered from Part 3 (as added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013) by Stats. 1989, Ch. 1360, Sec. 91. )

CHAPTER 2. Area [13810 - 13812]
  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11. )

13810.
  

Any territory, whether incorporated or unincorporated, whether contiguous or noncontiguous, may be included in a district.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1013, Sec. 11.)

13811.
  

Territory which has been classified as a state responsibility area may be included in a district, except for commercial forest lands which are timbered lands declared to be in a state responsibility area. The executive officer of the local agency formation commission shall give mailed notice of the commission’s hearing on any proposal to include a state responsibility area in a district, whether by annexation or formation, to the Director of Forestry and Fire Protection. The commission may approve the proposal. Upon inclusion of a state responsibility area in a district, whether by formation or annexation, the state shall retain its responsibility for fire suppression and prevention on timbered, brush, and grass-covered lands. The district shall be responsible for fire suppression and prevention for structures in the area and may provide the same services in the state responsibility area as it provides in other areas of the district.

(Amended by Stats. 1988, Ch. 465, Sec. 5. Effective August 22, 1988.)

13812.
  

The Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 (Division 3 (commencing with Section 56000) of Title 5 of the Government Code) shall govern any change of organization or reorganization of a district.

(Amended by Stats. 2003, Ch. 296, Sec. 23. Effective January 1, 2004.)

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