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  ( Division 14 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

PART 9. ASSESSMENTS [46000 - 47982]

  ( Part 9 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

CHAPTER 5. Collection of Original Assessments [46670 - 46797]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )

ARTICLE 1. In General [46670 - 46675]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391. )


At the end of 30 days, the county treasurer shall make return to the board of all assessments paid.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)


All unpaid assessments bear interest at the rate of 8 percent per year. Interest commences to run 30 days after the assessment list is filed with the county treasurer.

(Amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 830.)


All unpaid assessments and accrued interest shall be collected by the county treasurers when and as called. The county treasurers shall hold the money collected to the credit of the district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)


Unless bonds have been authorized as provided in this division, all payments of assessments shall be made in such amounts or installments and at such times as the board from time to time in its discretion may direct by order entered in its minutes.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 391.)


Except as otherwise provided in Section 46675, in the event the cost of any unit is less than the funds collected therefor, the excess shall be held and used for the benefit of such unit only and shall be applied to the bond fund of such unit, and if there is no bond fund, the excess shall be applied to the operation of such unit.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 821.)


The board, pursuant to a resolution entered in its minutes, may distribute, among the landowners of the district, any funds in the treasury belonging to the district which were collected on an assessment on which no bonds are outstanding (or collected by way of interest or penalties on the assessment or by the rental, sale or redemption of delinquent land under the assessment) and which appear to the board to be greater than required to meet all obligations incurred or to be incurred for the purposes for which the assessment was levied, such distribution to the landowners to be made in the proportion that they were assessed on such assessment.

(Added by Stats. 1957, Ch. 821.)

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