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DIVISION 5. SANITATION [4600 - 6127]

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

PART 3. COMMUNITY FACILITIES [4600 - 6127]

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

CHAPTER 5. Sewer Revenue Bonds [4950 - 5072]

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

ARTICLE 1. General Provisions and Definitions [4950 - 4961]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

4950.
  

“Works,” as used in this chapter, includes any or all of the following facilities, including, but not limited to, necessary lands, rights-of-way, or other property:

(a)  Sewage treatment plants.

(b)  Intercepting and collecting sewers.

(c)  Outfall sewers.

(d)  Force mains.

(e)  Pumping stations.

(f)  Ejector stations.

(g)  All other appurtenances necessary, useful, or convenient, for the collection, treatment, purification, or disposal of sewage.

(h)  Facilities for the recycling of water, including, but not limited to, all of the following:

(1)  Treatment facilities.

(2)  Pumping facilities.

(3)  Storage facilities.

(4)  Distribution and dispersal facilities of all types including, but not limited to, related distribution mains, laterals, and appurtenances.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 75, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1997.)

4951.
  

“District,” as used in this chapter, includes city, county, city and county, or any municipal or public corporation or district which is authorized to acquire, construct, own, or operate a sewer system.

(Amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 500.)

4952.
  

“Governing body,” as used in this chapter, means the governing body of the district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4953.
  

“Clerk,” as used in this chapter, means the clerk or secretary of the governing body or of the district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4954.
  

“Area,” as used in this chapter, means the area served, or proposed to be served, by the works, or proposed works.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4955.
  

“Rates,” as used in this chapter, includes rates and charges.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4956.
  

“Bonds,” as used in this chapter, means revenue bonds authorized by this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4957.
  

“Treasurer,” as used in this chapter, means the treasurer of the district.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4958.
  

“Owners of improved real property,” as used in this chapter, means persons who are recorded on the books of the assessor and tax collector as the owners of lots or parcels of land in the area that are improved by buildings that would be subject to service of works under the provisions of this chapter, on completion of the project.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4959.
  

The provisions of this chapter regarding a referendum shall be liberally construed to effect the objects of this chapter, and no irregularity or informality shall invalidate the election when it appears that the provisions of law have been substantially complied with.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4960.
  

This chapter is an additional and alternative method to those already provided for the acquisition, construction, extension, and operation of the works referred to in this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60.)

4961.
  

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, or phrase of this chapter, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is for any reason held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the chapter, or the application of such provision to other persons or circumstances, shall not be affected thereby. The Legislature hereby declares that it would have passed this chapter, and each section, subsection, sentence, clause, and phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, be held invalid.

(Added by Stats. 1973, Ch. 910.)

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