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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 3860-3863



3860.  The director may award grants to eligible jurisdictions for
purposes of planning, equipment purchases, installation, and other
measures related to the mitigation of methane gas hazards. Ongoing
maintenance and monitoring activities shall not be financed by grants
pursuant to this chapter.



3861.  Prior to receiving grants under this chapter, each eligible
jurisdiction shall submit a report to the director describing how the
funds are to be expended. Before submitting the report, each
eligible jurisdiction shall provide opportunities for the public to
review and comment on the report, and shall hold at least one public
hearing on the report.



3862.  Prior to receiving any grants pursuant to this chapter, an
eligible jurisdiction shall do all of the following:
   (a) Implement a zoning ordinance for areas containing methane gas
hazards that establishes a methane gas hazard overlay and provides
mandatory studies and mitigations for new construction within the
overlay zones.
   (b) Revise the safety element of the city or county general plan
to illustrate the methane gas hazard areas and establish mitigative
policies.
   (c) Prepare a methane gas hazard mitigation plan, which provides
strategies and mitigations for reducing existing methane gas hazards
and for avoiding further hazards due to new construction. The plans
shall be consistent with the grant report, the zoning ordinance, and
the general plan safety element.


3863.  The department shall adopt rules and regulations implementing
the grant program authorized by this chapter.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 3860-3863

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 3860-3863



3860.  The director may award grants to eligible jurisdictions for
purposes of planning, equipment purchases, installation, and other
measures related to the mitigation of methane gas hazards. Ongoing
maintenance and monitoring activities shall not be financed by grants
pursuant to this chapter.



3861.  Prior to receiving grants under this chapter, each eligible
jurisdiction shall submit a report to the director describing how the
funds are to be expended. Before submitting the report, each
eligible jurisdiction shall provide opportunities for the public to
review and comment on the report, and shall hold at least one public
hearing on the report.



3862.  Prior to receiving any grants pursuant to this chapter, an
eligible jurisdiction shall do all of the following:
   (a) Implement a zoning ordinance for areas containing methane gas
hazards that establishes a methane gas hazard overlay and provides
mandatory studies and mitigations for new construction within the
overlay zones.
   (b) Revise the safety element of the city or county general plan
to illustrate the methane gas hazard areas and establish mitigative
policies.
   (c) Prepare a methane gas hazard mitigation plan, which provides
strategies and mitigations for reducing existing methane gas hazards
and for avoiding further hazards due to new construction. The plans
shall be consistent with the grant report, the zoning ordinance, and
the general plan safety element.


3863.  The department shall adopt rules and regulations implementing
the grant program authorized by this chapter.



State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 3860-3863

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 3860-3863



3860.  The director may award grants to eligible jurisdictions for
purposes of planning, equipment purchases, installation, and other
measures related to the mitigation of methane gas hazards. Ongoing
maintenance and monitoring activities shall not be financed by grants
pursuant to this chapter.



3861.  Prior to receiving grants under this chapter, each eligible
jurisdiction shall submit a report to the director describing how the
funds are to be expended. Before submitting the report, each
eligible jurisdiction shall provide opportunities for the public to
review and comment on the report, and shall hold at least one public
hearing on the report.



3862.  Prior to receiving any grants pursuant to this chapter, an
eligible jurisdiction shall do all of the following:
   (a) Implement a zoning ordinance for areas containing methane gas
hazards that establishes a methane gas hazard overlay and provides
mandatory studies and mitigations for new construction within the
overlay zones.
   (b) Revise the safety element of the city or county general plan
to illustrate the methane gas hazard areas and establish mitigative
policies.
   (c) Prepare a methane gas hazard mitigation plan, which provides
strategies and mitigations for reducing existing methane gas hazards
and for avoiding further hazards due to new construction. The plans
shall be consistent with the grant report, the zoning ordinance, and
the general plan safety element.


3863.  The department shall adopt rules and regulations implementing
the grant program authorized by this chapter.


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