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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 6. SANITARY DISTRICTS [6400 - 6982]

  ( Division 6 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

PART 1. SANITARY DISTRICT ACT OF 1923 [6400 - 6830]

  ( Heading of Part 1 amended by Stats. 1939, Ch. 1124. )

CHAPTER 4. District Powers [6510 - 6550.26]

  ( Chapter 4 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

ARTICLE 2. Sewer Maintenance in Cities [6530 - 6531]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1939, Ch. 60. )

6530.
  

At any time after the sewer or other sanitary system is constructed the governing body of any city lying within the limits of the district may elect to keep and maintain the lateral sewer lying within the city in order and repair and may enter into an agreement with the board to do so.

From the date of the agreement the governing body shall keep the lateral in repair and the board is not required to keep it in order or repair.

After a city elects to keep the lateral sewers within its corporate limits in order and repair the property within the corporate limits of the city shall not be taxed for running expenses necessary to keep and maintain the lateral sewer lying within the city in order and repair but shall be taxed for the inspection and repairs of the main sewers lying within the city together with the expense of those functions other than sewerage collection within the city performed by the district pursuant to Section 6512 hereof.

(Amended by Stats. 1949, Ch. 1201.)

6530.1.
  

Whenever any portion of a district has been included within a city by annexation, incorporation, or otherwise, the governing body of such city may elect, upon agreement by the district, to construct new storm water drains and storm water collection, outfall and disposal facilities within the city limits, and acquire title to and reconstruct, alter, enlarge, renew, replace, maintain and operate existing storm water drains and storm water collection, outfall and disposal facilities, lying within the city and may enter into an agreement with the board to do so.

From the date fixed in the agreement the city shall have exclusive jurisdiction to perform the functions described in the first paragraph of this section and in the agreement in that portion of the district lying within the city, and the board is not required to exercise any functions pertaining to such storm water drains and storm water collection, outfall and disposal facilities, and is relieved of all liability in connection therewith.

If the city elects to perform such functions within the city, the property within the corporate limits of the city shall not be taxed by the district for any costs necessary to construct, maintain, and keep in repair such storm drains and storm water collection, outfall and disposal facilities lying within the city which are taxed by the city for those functions, other than storm drains and storm water collection, outfall and disposal facilities within the city which continue to be owned, maintained and operated by the district pursuant to Section 6512 of this code.

(Added by Stats. 1961, Ch. 419.)

6531.
  

Where an entire district shall have heretofore become located within the boundaries of a city by reason of the incorporation thereof, and said district shall have continued thereafter to function as a sanitary district, and no court having jurisdiction of the subject matter shall have adjudicated that said district has merged with said city, and a portion of the boundary of said district shall thereafter have become extended beyond the territorial limits of said city by reason of annexation thereto, said district shall during all said times be and constitute a legally existing sanitary district and shall not thereafter be deemed or adjudged to have merged with said city by reason of said original inclusion therein.

(Added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 977.)

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