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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 5. SANITATION [4600 - 6127]

  ( Division 5 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )


  ( Heading of Part 3 amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 420. )

CHAPTER 1. Community Facilities Law of 1911 [4600 - 4650]

  ( Heading of Chapter 1 amended by Stats. 1970, Ch. 420. )

ARTICLE 4. Taxation and Finances [4638 - 4640.6]
  ( Heading of Article 4 renumbered from Article 5 by Stats. 1986, Ch. 248, Sec. 141. )


Until the bonds are paid, or until there is a sum in the city treasury set aside for the purpose, sufficient to meet all sums coming due for the principal and interest on the bonds, the city governing body shall, at the time of fixing, and in the manner provided for the general city tax levy, levy and collect each year upon the taxable property situated in the district, and upon that property only, a tax sufficient to pay the interest on the bonds as it falls due, and also such part of the principal as will become due before the proceeds of a tax levied at the next general tax levy will be available. However, if the maturity of the indebtedness created by the issuance of the bonds, or any series of the bonds, is made to begin more than two years after date of the bonds or such series, the tax shall be levied and collected annually, sufficient to pay the interest on the indebtedness as it falls due, and also to constitute a sinking fund for the payment of the principal on or before maturity.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 756.)


The taxes required to be levied and collected by Section 4638 shall be in addition to all other taxes levied for city purposes and in addition to the taxes levied pursuant to Section 4640. The proceeds of such taxes shall be used for no purpose other than the payment of the principal and interest due on the bonds or series of the bonds.

(Amended by Stats. 1963, Ch. 756.)


Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 5400), Division 6, Title 1 of the Government Code shall apply to bonds issued pursuant to this chapter, except that the proceeds referred to in Section 5404 of the Government Code shall be used only for some purpose which is of special benefit to the district including, but not limited to, the payment of or reimbursement for such of the cost and expenses listed in Section 4625 as have already been paid or incurred for the benefit of the district and which could have been included in determining the amount of bonds to be issued, or the payment of principal of or interest on bonded indebtedness previously incurred on behalf of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1963, Ch. 756.)


The governing body of a city may, by a two-thirds vote, require the owners of property within a district to pay a reasonable fee for connecting to any sanitary sewer improvement acquired or constructed pursuant to this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1967, Ch. 1100.)

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