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DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

  ( Division 15 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

PART 2. FORMATION [50300 - 50442]

  ( Part 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 1. Petition [50300 - 50335]

  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

ARTICLE 2. Approval [50310 - 50318]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

50310.
  

If the board of supervisors finds, on the hearing of the petition, that the statements therein are correct, it shall make an order approving the petition.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50311.
  

If it is shown that any land is improperly included in the proposed district, the board of supervisors shall, in its order, exclude the same therefrom.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50312.
  

If the board of supervisors concludes that lands susceptible of the same mode of reclamation are improperly omitted from the proposed district, and the owners thereof have not appeared at the hearing, it shall continue the hearing on the petition, and direct that notice be given to the nonappearing landowners to appear before the board of supervisors, and show cause, why their lands should not be included in the proposed district.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50313.
  

The notice to nonappearing landowners shall be given either by publication in the same manner and for the same period as the orginal petition, or by personal service on each such landowner.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50314.
  

If the notice is given by personal service, the service shall be made at least three days prior to the date fixed for the further hearing.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50315.
  

Proof of publication or personal service of the notice shall be filed with the clerk of the board of supervisors on or before the day to which the hearing is continued.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50316.
  

The board of supervisors may further continue the hearing from time to time, by order entered upon its minutes, to the end that a full hearing may be had.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50317.
  

Upon the final hearing on the petition the board of supervisors shall make an order approving the petition, as originally presented, or in a modified form.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

50318.
  

The order, signed by the chairman of the board of supervisors, and attested by the clerk thereof, shall describe the exterior boundaries of the district, as determined by the board of supervisors, and shall be indorsed upon or attached to the petition.

(Added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336.)

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