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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 26550-26560



26550.  The provisions of this chapter shall be inoperative as to a
legislative body unless and until the legislative body adopts a
resolution declaring that it is subject to its provisions and has
forwarded a copy of such resolution to the State Controller.




26550.5.  Proceedings for the formation of a district may be
initiated by either of the following methods:
   (a) A petition signed by owners of not less than 10 percent of the
real property to be included within the proposed district.
   (b) By resolution of the legislative body.



26551.  If the territory proposed to be included within a district
is located in more than one local agency, the legislative body of the
local agency wherein lies the greater amount of assessed valuation
of real property as shown on the assessment roll last equalized by
the county, shall initiate and conduct the proceedings to form a
district.



26552.  A petition initiating proceedings for formation of a
district may be presented to the clerk of the legislative body, and
shall contain substantially all of the following:
   (a) A statement that the petition is made pursuant to this
division.
   (b) An indication, opposite each signature, of the lot, tract, and
map number or other legal description sufficient to identify such
signature as that of the owner of land within the territory included
within the proposed district.
   (c) An indication, opposite each signature, of the date each
signature was affixed to the petition.
   (d) A legal description and map of the boundaries of the territory
to be included within the proposed district.



26553.  A plan of control shall be attached to the petition.



26554.  Upon receipt of a petition in the form described in Sections
26550.5, 26551, and 26553, the clerk of the legislative body shall
place such petition on the agenda for the regular meeting of the
legislative body next following the clerk's determination that such
petition is substantially in the form described in Sections 26551 and
26552 and upon verification that the signatures affixed to the
petition represent owners of not less than 10 percent of the real
property to be included within the proposed district.



26555.  No petition shall be accepted by the clerk of the
legislative body unless the signatures thereon shall have been
secured within 120 days of the date on which the first signature on
the petition was affixed and such petition is submitted to the clerk
within 30 days after the last signature was affixed.



26556.  The clerk of the legislative body shall notify the person
whose signature first appears on the petition of any irregularity in
the petition. Such notification shall be by certified mail with
return receipt requested. Within 10 days of the date of such mailing,
a supplemental petition curing any irregularity may be submitted to
the clerk.



26557.  Upon presentation to the legislative body of a petition in
the form prescribed by Sections 26551 and 26552, the legislative body
shall adopt a resolution setting a public hearing on such petition
and directing notice thereof to be mailed to all owners of real
property to be included within the proposed district as shown on the
assessment roll last equalized by the county.



26558.  A resolution of the legislative body intiating proceedings
for the formation of a district shall contain substantially the
following:
   (a) A statement that the resolution is made pursuant to this
division.
   (b) A statement that the legislative body has been presented with
and has reviewed a plan of control, and has determined that the
health, safety, and welfare require formation of a district.
   (c) The setting of a public hearing on such determination and
directing that notice be mailed to all owners of real property
included within the proposed district.



26559.  All activities of a local agency taken pursuant to this
division for the formation of a district or the annexation of
territory thereto are specific actions necessary to prevent or
mitigate an emergency within the meaning of paragraph (4) of
subdivision (b) of Section 21080.



26560.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, proceedings for
the formation of a district pursuant to this division are exclusive.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 26550-26560

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 26550-26560



26550.  The provisions of this chapter shall be inoperative as to a
legislative body unless and until the legislative body adopts a
resolution declaring that it is subject to its provisions and has
forwarded a copy of such resolution to the State Controller.




26550.5.  Proceedings for the formation of a district may be
initiated by either of the following methods:
   (a) A petition signed by owners of not less than 10 percent of the
real property to be included within the proposed district.
   (b) By resolution of the legislative body.



26551.  If the territory proposed to be included within a district
is located in more than one local agency, the legislative body of the
local agency wherein lies the greater amount of assessed valuation
of real property as shown on the assessment roll last equalized by
the county, shall initiate and conduct the proceedings to form a
district.



26552.  A petition initiating proceedings for formation of a
district may be presented to the clerk of the legislative body, and
shall contain substantially all of the following:
   (a) A statement that the petition is made pursuant to this
division.
   (b) An indication, opposite each signature, of the lot, tract, and
map number or other legal description sufficient to identify such
signature as that of the owner of land within the territory included
within the proposed district.
   (c) An indication, opposite each signature, of the date each
signature was affixed to the petition.
   (d) A legal description and map of the boundaries of the territory
to be included within the proposed district.



26553.  A plan of control shall be attached to the petition.



26554.  Upon receipt of a petition in the form described in Sections
26550.5, 26551, and 26553, the clerk of the legislative body shall
place such petition on the agenda for the regular meeting of the
legislative body next following the clerk's determination that such
petition is substantially in the form described in Sections 26551 and
26552 and upon verification that the signatures affixed to the
petition represent owners of not less than 10 percent of the real
property to be included within the proposed district.



26555.  No petition shall be accepted by the clerk of the
legislative body unless the signatures thereon shall have been
secured within 120 days of the date on which the first signature on
the petition was affixed and such petition is submitted to the clerk
within 30 days after the last signature was affixed.



26556.  The clerk of the legislative body shall notify the person
whose signature first appears on the petition of any irregularity in
the petition. Such notification shall be by certified mail with
return receipt requested. Within 10 days of the date of such mailing,
a supplemental petition curing any irregularity may be submitted to
the clerk.



26557.  Upon presentation to the legislative body of a petition in
the form prescribed by Sections 26551 and 26552, the legislative body
shall adopt a resolution setting a public hearing on such petition
and directing notice thereof to be mailed to all owners of real
property to be included within the proposed district as shown on the
assessment roll last equalized by the county.



26558.  A resolution of the legislative body intiating proceedings
for the formation of a district shall contain substantially the
following:
   (a) A statement that the resolution is made pursuant to this
division.
   (b) A statement that the legislative body has been presented with
and has reviewed a plan of control, and has determined that the
health, safety, and welfare require formation of a district.
   (c) The setting of a public hearing on such determination and
directing that notice be mailed to all owners of real property
included within the proposed district.



26559.  All activities of a local agency taken pursuant to this
division for the formation of a district or the annexation of
territory thereto are specific actions necessary to prevent or
mitigate an emergency within the meaning of paragraph (4) of
subdivision (b) of Section 21080.



26560.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, proceedings for
the formation of a district pursuant to this division are exclusive.



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Statutes > California > Prc > 26550-26560

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 26550-26560



26550.  The provisions of this chapter shall be inoperative as to a
legislative body unless and until the legislative body adopts a
resolution declaring that it is subject to its provisions and has
forwarded a copy of such resolution to the State Controller.




26550.5.  Proceedings for the formation of a district may be
initiated by either of the following methods:
   (a) A petition signed by owners of not less than 10 percent of the
real property to be included within the proposed district.
   (b) By resolution of the legislative body.



26551.  If the territory proposed to be included within a district
is located in more than one local agency, the legislative body of the
local agency wherein lies the greater amount of assessed valuation
of real property as shown on the assessment roll last equalized by
the county, shall initiate and conduct the proceedings to form a
district.



26552.  A petition initiating proceedings for formation of a
district may be presented to the clerk of the legislative body, and
shall contain substantially all of the following:
   (a) A statement that the petition is made pursuant to this
division.
   (b) An indication, opposite each signature, of the lot, tract, and
map number or other legal description sufficient to identify such
signature as that of the owner of land within the territory included
within the proposed district.
   (c) An indication, opposite each signature, of the date each
signature was affixed to the petition.
   (d) A legal description and map of the boundaries of the territory
to be included within the proposed district.



26553.  A plan of control shall be attached to the petition.



26554.  Upon receipt of a petition in the form described in Sections
26550.5, 26551, and 26553, the clerk of the legislative body shall
place such petition on the agenda for the regular meeting of the
legislative body next following the clerk's determination that such
petition is substantially in the form described in Sections 26551 and
26552 and upon verification that the signatures affixed to the
petition represent owners of not less than 10 percent of the real
property to be included within the proposed district.



26555.  No petition shall be accepted by the clerk of the
legislative body unless the signatures thereon shall have been
secured within 120 days of the date on which the first signature on
the petition was affixed and such petition is submitted to the clerk
within 30 days after the last signature was affixed.



26556.  The clerk of the legislative body shall notify the person
whose signature first appears on the petition of any irregularity in
the petition. Such notification shall be by certified mail with
return receipt requested. Within 10 days of the date of such mailing,
a supplemental petition curing any irregularity may be submitted to
the clerk.



26557.  Upon presentation to the legislative body of a petition in
the form prescribed by Sections 26551 and 26552, the legislative body
shall adopt a resolution setting a public hearing on such petition
and directing notice thereof to be mailed to all owners of real
property to be included within the proposed district as shown on the
assessment roll last equalized by the county.



26558.  A resolution of the legislative body intiating proceedings
for the formation of a district shall contain substantially the
following:
   (a) A statement that the resolution is made pursuant to this
division.
   (b) A statement that the legislative body has been presented with
and has reviewed a plan of control, and has determined that the
health, safety, and welfare require formation of a district.
   (c) The setting of a public hearing on such determination and
directing that notice be mailed to all owners of real property
included within the proposed district.



26559.  All activities of a local agency taken pursuant to this
division for the formation of a district or the annexation of
territory thereto are specific actions necessary to prevent or
mitigate an emergency within the meaning of paragraph (4) of
subdivision (b) of Section 21080.



26560.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, proceedings for
the formation of a district pursuant to this division are exclusive.


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