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DIVISION 13. CALIFORNIA WATER DISTRICTS [34000 - 38501]

  ( Division 13 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

PART 5. POWERS AND PURPOSES [35300 - 35886]

  ( Part 5 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 390. )

CHAPTER 2.8. Provisions Pertaining Only to the Westside Water District [35560 - 35562]
  ( Chapter 2.8 added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 499. )

35560.
  

The provisions of this chapter shall apply only to the Westside Water District or to any improvement district, distribution district, or zone formed within the Westside Water District pursuant to the provisions of this division.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 499.)

35561.
  

In addition, and as an alternative, to the matters contained in this division regarding distribution and apportionment of water, the district or any improvement district, distribution district, or zone therein may, by resolution, enter into long term water service contracts with holders of title to land therein, and may require execution of such a contract by a holder of title to land as a condition precedent to the delivery of water from the district to such holder of title or to the use by such holder of title of any facilities of the district or any improvement district, distribution district, or zone. Such contracts may provide that all water charges provided for, when due, are a lien on the landowner’s land in the nature of assessments, and may be collected and enforced in the manner provided in this division for the collection and enforcement of assessments. If such a contract does so provide, such lien shall have the same force, effect, and priority as an assessment lien for all such water charges levied after recordation of such contract in the office of the county recorder in the county in which the land is situated. Unless such water service contract is recorded, it shall have no force or effect whatever against any person other than a party to the contract, unless such person has actual knowledge of the contract and its contents.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 499.)

35562.
  

In addition, and as an alternative, to the purposes for which the proceeds from water charges may be used, as set forth in Article 4 (commencing with Section 35470) of Chapter 2 of Part 5 of this division, water charges may be levied and collected in order to provide, in whole or in part, for the payment of amounts due to the United States, whether for capital charges or service charges or otherwise, pursuant to contracts made in accordance with Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 35875) of Part 5 of this division, or in order to provide, in whole or in part, for the payment of the costs of a project or the principal of and interest on bonds or warrants of the district, or to obtain funds for any lawful purpose of the district. The district may, by resolution, make such water charges payable in advance. The district may, by resolution, provide that water charges which remain unpaid for a period of not less than 30 days after they have become due shall be delinquent, and a penalty not in excess of 10 percent shall be added thereto, and they shall bear interest at a rate not in excess of 12 percent per year.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 499.)

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