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DIVISION 15. RECLAMATION DISTRICTS [50000 - 53901]

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

PART 7. ASSESSMENTS [51200 - 51894]

  ( Part 7 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

CHAPTER 1. Miscellaneous Provisions [51200 - 51207]
  ( Chapter 1 added by Stats. 1951, Ch. 336. )

51200.
  

The assessments levied by a district shall include all lands and rights of way within the district, owned by the State or by any city, county, public corporation, or utility district formed under the laws of the State other than public roads, highways, and school districts.

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

51201.
  

The assessments upon those lands or rights of way shall be levied in proportion to the benefits in the same manner as assessments are levied upon other lands or rights of way within the district.

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

51202.
  

The governing body of the State, city, county, public corporation, or any utility district formed under the laws of this State owning land or rights of way on which an assessment has been levied by a district, shall pay the assessment before it becomes delinquent.

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

51203.
  

No land or rights of way owned by the State, or any city, county, public corporation, or any utility district formed under the laws of the State shall be sold for nonpayment of an assessment.

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

51204.
  

A district may take the procedure prescribed by Chapter 2, Title 1, Part 3 of the Code of Civil Procedure to compel the payment of any assessment lawfully levied by it upon the land or rights of way within the district belonging to the State, or any city, county, public corporation, or any utility district formed under the laws of the State.

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

51205.
  

When any parcel appearing on an assessment list is deeded in whole, the board may, by a minute order, cause to be made such changes in the assessment list as are necessary to show the name of the new owner, as it appears on the record of the tax rolls of the county in which the land is situated, and shall file notice of all such changes with the county treasurer.

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

51206.
  

(a) Prior to the levy of any installment upon an original or additional assessment, or the levy of an operation and maintenance assessment, in one or more installments, by a district pursuant to this division, notice shall be given by publication once a week for two successive weeks in a newspaper of general circulation published in the principal county of the intent to levy an installment or operation and maintenance assessment, together with the time and place for a public hearing to be held by the board to consider and adopt an installment or assessment levy.

(b) If an installment upon an original or additional assessment or an operation and maintenance assessment levy has been approved by the board at a noticed public hearing, notice of subsequent installments or operation and maintenance assessments shall be required only if the amount of the installment or assessment levy is proposed to be increased.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 38, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1993.)

51207.
  

Any costs associated with notices, public hearings, or filing charges with the board required pursuant to this division shall be recovered through charges, fees, or assessments.

(Added by Stats. 1992, Ch. 38, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 1993.)

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