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DIVISION 3. DAMS AND RESERVOIRS [6000 - 6612]

  ( Heading of Division 3 amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225. )

PART 1. SUPERVISION OF DAMS AND RESERVOIRS [6000 - 6470]

  ( Heading of Part 1 amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225. )

CHAPTER 5. Applications [6200 - 6267]

  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 2. Repairs, Alterations or Removals [6225 - 6230]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

6225.
  

Before commencing the repair, alteration, or removal of a dam or reservoir, including the alteration or removal of a dam or reservoir so that it no longer constitutes a dam or reservoir as defined in this part, the owner shall secure the written approval of the department, except as provided in this article.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225.)

6226.
  

The application shall give such pertinent information or data concerning the dam or reservoir, or both, as may be required by the department and such information as to other matters appropriate to a thorough consideration of the safety of such a change as may be required by the department.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225.)

6227.
  

The application shall state the proposed time of commencement and of completion of construction.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

6228.
  

The application shall give the name and address of applicant, shall adequately detail, with appropriate references to the existing dam or reservoir, the changes which it is proposed to effect, and shall be accompanied by maps and plans and specifications which shall be a part of the application and which shall be of such character and size and set forth such pertinent details and dimensions as the department may require. The department may waive any of the requirements of this section if found by it unnecessary.

(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1225.)

6229.
  

In case of an emergency where repairs are necessary to safeguard life and property repairs may be started immediately, but the department shall be notified at once of proposed repairs and of work under way.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

6230.
  

The proposed repairs and work shall be made to conform to such orders as the department issues.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

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