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DIVISION 24. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING [33000 - 37964]

  ( Heading of Division 24 amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137. )

PART 1. COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT LAW [33000 - 33855]

  ( Part 1 repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

CHAPTER 1. General [33000 - 33080.8]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

ARTICLE 1. General Definitions [33000 - 33013]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812. )

33000.
  

This part may be cited as the Community Redevelopment Law.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33001.
  

The definitions and general provisions contained in this article govern the construction of this part, unless the context otherwise requires.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33002.
  

“Community” means a city, county, city and county, or Indian tribe, band, or group which is incorporated or which otherwise exercises some local governmental powers.

(Amended by Stats. 1971, Ch. 1757.)

33003.
  

“Agency” means a redevelopment agency created by this part or its predecessor, or a legislative body which has elected to exercise the powers granted to an agency by this part.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33004.
  

“Public body” means the State, or any city, county, district, authority, or any other subdivision or public body of the State.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33005.
  

“State” includes any state agency or instrumentality.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33006.
  

“Federal government” means the United States or any of its agencies or instrumentalities.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33007.
  

“Legislative body” means the city council, board of supervisors, or other legislative body of the community.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33008.
  

“Planning commission” means a planning agency established pursuant to law or charter.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 602, Sec. 1. Effective August 31, 1983.)

33009.
  

“Obligee” includes any bondholder, his trustee, any lessor demising to the agency property used in connection with a project area or any assignee of all or part of his interest, and the federal government when it is a party to any contract with the agency.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33010.
  

“Redevelopment project” means any undertaking of an agency pursuant to this part.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 1812.)

33011.
  

“Department” means the Department of Housing and Community Development.

(Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137.)

33011.2.
  

“Director” means the Director of Housing and Community Development.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1111, Sec. 2.)

33013.
  

“Small housing project” means real property containing or proposed to contain a separate residential structure having not more than four dwelling units and which is owned by an agency and proposed to be conveyed to persons and families of low or moderate income or to private parties pursuant to an agreement with an agency to develop or maintain the residential structure which is proposed to be restricted by a recorded instrument for the use and occupancy of persons and families of low or moderate income for a period of not less than 30 years, or to the term otherwise provided by law, and which meets either of the following criteria:

(a)  The real property is owned by an agency and one or more of the dwelling units therein are proposed to be restricted for the use and occupancy of persons or families to whom the agency is obligated to provide relocation assistance under Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 7260) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code or for persons and families of low or moderate income.

(b)  The real property is owned by the agency and is proposed to be conveyed to persons and families of low or moderate income or developed for rental by private parties (nonprofit or otherwise) pursuant to an agreement with the redevelopment agency.

(Added by Stats. 1987, Ch. 935, Sec. 1.)

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