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DIVISION 21. WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS [74000 - 76501]

  ( Division 21 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

PART 10. CHANGES IN ORGANIZATION [75750 - 76061]

  ( Part 10 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

CHAPTER 2. Inclusion [75850 - 75939]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

ARTICLE 2. Petition and Notice [75860 - 75864]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75. )

75860.
  

The holder of title or evidence of title, to any tract of land, or if there is more than one holder of title or evidence of title to such tract, the majority of such holders who are also the holders of title or evidence of title to at least one-half of the area of such land, may file in the office of the board a petition praying that such tract of land be included within the district.

A petitioner who is the owner of an undivided interest in such land, or any of it, shall be deemed the owner of such proportion of the area of the land in which he has an interest as his interest bears to the whole of such land.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75861.
  

Each signature to the petition for inclusion of lands shall be acknowledged or proved as provided by law for signatures to an instrument to entitle it to be recorded.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75862.
  

The secretary shall cause a notice of the filing of the petition for inclusion of lands to be given and published in the same manner and for the same time as notices of elections for the issuance of bonds are required to be given and published.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75863.
  

The notice of the filing of the petition for inclusion of lands shall state the purpose of the petition, describe the boundaries of the tract of land proposed to be included, and give the names of the petitioners. It shall also notify all persons interested in, or who may be affected by, the proposed inclusion of the land within the district to appear at the office of the board at a time named in the notice for the hearing of the petition and objections thereto and show cause, in writing, if any they have, why the land or any of it should not be included as proposed in the petition. The time to be specified in the notice for the hearing shall be the regular meeting of the board next after the expiration of the time for the publication of the notice.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

75864.
  

The petitioners shall advance to the secretary sufficient money to pay for the publication of the notice of the filing of the petition for the inclusion of lands, which shall be refunded to the petitioners if the petition is granted in whole or in part.

(Added by Stats. 1965, Ch. 75.)

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