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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 7. Inspection and Approval [6350 - 6407]

  ( Chapter 7 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 5. Complaints as to Unsafe Conditions [6390 - 6393]
  ( Article 5 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

6390.
  

Upon receipt of a written complaint alleging that the person or property of the complainant is endangered by the construction, maintenance, or operation of any dam or reservoir the department shall cause an inspection to be made unless the data, records, and inspection reports on file with it are found adequate to enable a determination whether or not the complaint is meritorious.

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

6391.
  

If the complainant insists upon an inspection and deposits with the department a sum estimated by it to be sufficient to cover costs of an inspection, the department shall cause an inspection to be made despite its finding as to the sufficiency of its records to determine the alleged danger.

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

6392.
  

If it is found that an unsafe condition exists, the department shall take such action as is necessary to render or cause the condition to be rendered safe and any money deposited to secure an inspection shall be returned.

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

6393.
  

If, after an inspection is made on account of a complaint, the complaint is found by the department to have been without merit, any money deposited therefor shall be payable into the State Treasury.

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

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