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DIVISION 5. FLOOD CONTROL [8000 - 9651]

  ( Division 5 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

PART 1. LOCAL FLOOD CONTROL [8000 - 8201]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

CHAPTER 2. Flood Control in Counties [8100 - 8129]

  ( Chapter 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

ARTICLE 2. Flood Control Work Outside of County [8101 - 8106]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369. )

8101.
  

A board of supervisors may appropriate and expend money from the general or other appropriate funds of the county for the construction of works, improvements, levees or check dams to prevent the overflow and flooding of streams and rivers in the county, and for that purpose may construct works, improvements, levees or check dams outside the county.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8102.
  

Work under this article may be done upon channels, streams or rivers which flow through or lie in more than one county, or where the work is reasonably necessary for the control of flood waters in the county upon a channel, river or stream which does not lie or flow in or through two or more counties.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8103.
  

In connection with flood control work under this article, whether done by the county or by any district therein or agency thereof, highways, bridges and other public works affected thereby or which will be of public benefit, whether located in the county, or wholly or partially in incorporated or unincorporated territory outside the county may be constructed, reconstructed, remodeled, maintained, repaired or demolished.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8104.
  

The work described in the next preceding section may be done at the expense of the county doing the flood control work, or of any district or agency therein which is doing the work. The legislative bodies of the counties and cities affected may provide by agreement that the work be done at the joint expense of the county or counties and city or cities in which the work is done.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8105.
  

Nothing in this article shall be construed to authorize the imposition of any tax or special assessment either by the county or any district in, or agency of, the county on any property outside the county doing the work whether the work is done directly by the county or by any district in, or agency of the county.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

8106.
  

Nothing in this article shall be construed to authorize the doing of any work outside the county without the consent of the legislative body of the county in which the work is to be done if in unincorporated territory or of the legislative body of any city in which any of the works are situated in whole or in part.

(Added by Stats. 1943, Ch. 369.)

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