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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5791-5791.7



5791.  (a) Whenever a board of directors determines that it is in
the public interest to provide different services, to provide
different levels of service, or to raise additional revenues within
specific areas of the district, it may form one or more zones
pursuant to this article.
   (b) The board of directors shall initiate proceedings for the
formation of a new zone by adopting a resolution that does all of the
following:
   (1) States that the proposal is made pursuant to this article.
   (2) Sets forth a description of the boundaries of the territory to
be included in the zone.
   (3) States the different services, different levels of service, or
additional revenues that the zone will provide.
   (4) Sets forth the methods by which those services or levels of
service will be financed.
   (5) States the reasons for forming the zone.
   (6) Proposes a name or number for the zone.
   (c) A proposal to form a new zone may also be initiated by a
petition signed by not less than 10 percent of the registered voters
residing within the proposed zone. The petition shall contain all of
the matters required by subdivision (b).
   (d) Upon the adoption of a resolution or the receipt of a valid
petition, the board of directors shall fix the date, time, and place
for the public hearing on the formation of the zone. The board of
directors shall publish notice of the hearing, including the
information required by subdivision (b), pursuant to Section 6061 of
the Government Code in one or more newspapers of general circulation
in the district. The board of directors shall mail the notice at
least 20 days before the date of the hearing to all owners of
property within the proposed zone. The board of directors shall post
the notice in at least three public places within the territory of
the proposed zone.


5791.1.  (a) At the hearing, the board of directors shall hear and
consider any protests to the formation of the zone. If, at the
conclusion of the hearing, the board of directors determines either
(1) that more than 50 percent of the total number of voters residing
within the proposed zone have filed written objections to the
formation or (2) that property owners who own more than 50 percent of
the assessed value of all taxable property in the proposed zone have
filed written objections to the formation, then the board of
directors shall terminate the proceedings. If the board of directors
determines that the written objections have been filed by 50 percent
or less of those voters or property owners, then the board of
directors may proceed to form the zone.
   (b) If the resolution or petition proposes that the zone use
special taxes, benefit assessments, fees, or general obligation bonds
to finance its purposes, the board of directors shall proceed
according to law. If the voters or property owners do not approve
those funding methods, the zone shall not be formed.



5791.3.  A board of directors may change the boundaries of a zone or
dissolve a zone by following the procedures in Sections 5791 and
5791.1.


5791.5.  A local agency formation commission shall have no power or
duty to review and approve or disapprove a proposal to form a zone, a
proposal to change the boundaries of a zone, or a proposal to
dissolve a zone.


5791.7.  (a) As determined by the board of directors, a zone may
provide any service at any level within its boundaries that the
district may provide.
   (b) As determined by the board of directors and pursuant to the
requirements of this chapter, a zone may exercise any fiscal powers
within its boundaries that the district may exercise.
   (c) Any special taxes, benefit assessments, fees, or general
obligation bonds that are intended solely for the support of services
within a zone shall be levied, assessed, and charged within the
boundaries of the zone.
   (d) A zone shall not incur a bonded indebtedness that exceeds the
limit specified in subdivision (c) of Section 5790. Any bonded
indebtedness of the entire district shall be included in computing
that limit.

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Statutes > California > Prc > 5791-5791.7

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5791-5791.7



5791.  (a) Whenever a board of directors determines that it is in
the public interest to provide different services, to provide
different levels of service, or to raise additional revenues within
specific areas of the district, it may form one or more zones
pursuant to this article.
   (b) The board of directors shall initiate proceedings for the
formation of a new zone by adopting a resolution that does all of the
following:
   (1) States that the proposal is made pursuant to this article.
   (2) Sets forth a description of the boundaries of the territory to
be included in the zone.
   (3) States the different services, different levels of service, or
additional revenues that the zone will provide.
   (4) Sets forth the methods by which those services or levels of
service will be financed.
   (5) States the reasons for forming the zone.
   (6) Proposes a name or number for the zone.
   (c) A proposal to form a new zone may also be initiated by a
petition signed by not less than 10 percent of the registered voters
residing within the proposed zone. The petition shall contain all of
the matters required by subdivision (b).
   (d) Upon the adoption of a resolution or the receipt of a valid
petition, the board of directors shall fix the date, time, and place
for the public hearing on the formation of the zone. The board of
directors shall publish notice of the hearing, including the
information required by subdivision (b), pursuant to Section 6061 of
the Government Code in one or more newspapers of general circulation
in the district. The board of directors shall mail the notice at
least 20 days before the date of the hearing to all owners of
property within the proposed zone. The board of directors shall post
the notice in at least three public places within the territory of
the proposed zone.


5791.1.  (a) At the hearing, the board of directors shall hear and
consider any protests to the formation of the zone. If, at the
conclusion of the hearing, the board of directors determines either
(1) that more than 50 percent of the total number of voters residing
within the proposed zone have filed written objections to the
formation or (2) that property owners who own more than 50 percent of
the assessed value of all taxable property in the proposed zone have
filed written objections to the formation, then the board of
directors shall terminate the proceedings. If the board of directors
determines that the written objections have been filed by 50 percent
or less of those voters or property owners, then the board of
directors may proceed to form the zone.
   (b) If the resolution or petition proposes that the zone use
special taxes, benefit assessments, fees, or general obligation bonds
to finance its purposes, the board of directors shall proceed
according to law. If the voters or property owners do not approve
those funding methods, the zone shall not be formed.



5791.3.  A board of directors may change the boundaries of a zone or
dissolve a zone by following the procedures in Sections 5791 and
5791.1.


5791.5.  A local agency formation commission shall have no power or
duty to review and approve or disapprove a proposal to form a zone, a
proposal to change the boundaries of a zone, or a proposal to
dissolve a zone.


5791.7.  (a) As determined by the board of directors, a zone may
provide any service at any level within its boundaries that the
district may provide.
   (b) As determined by the board of directors and pursuant to the
requirements of this chapter, a zone may exercise any fiscal powers
within its boundaries that the district may exercise.
   (c) Any special taxes, benefit assessments, fees, or general
obligation bonds that are intended solely for the support of services
within a zone shall be levied, assessed, and charged within the
boundaries of the zone.
   (d) A zone shall not incur a bonded indebtedness that exceeds the
limit specified in subdivision (c) of Section 5790. Any bonded
indebtedness of the entire district shall be included in computing
that limit.


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Statutes > California > Prc > 5791-5791.7

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 5791-5791.7



5791.  (a) Whenever a board of directors determines that it is in
the public interest to provide different services, to provide
different levels of service, or to raise additional revenues within
specific areas of the district, it may form one or more zones
pursuant to this article.
   (b) The board of directors shall initiate proceedings for the
formation of a new zone by adopting a resolution that does all of the
following:
   (1) States that the proposal is made pursuant to this article.
   (2) Sets forth a description of the boundaries of the territory to
be included in the zone.
   (3) States the different services, different levels of service, or
additional revenues that the zone will provide.
   (4) Sets forth the methods by which those services or levels of
service will be financed.
   (5) States the reasons for forming the zone.
   (6) Proposes a name or number for the zone.
   (c) A proposal to form a new zone may also be initiated by a
petition signed by not less than 10 percent of the registered voters
residing within the proposed zone. The petition shall contain all of
the matters required by subdivision (b).
   (d) Upon the adoption of a resolution or the receipt of a valid
petition, the board of directors shall fix the date, time, and place
for the public hearing on the formation of the zone. The board of
directors shall publish notice of the hearing, including the
information required by subdivision (b), pursuant to Section 6061 of
the Government Code in one or more newspapers of general circulation
in the district. The board of directors shall mail the notice at
least 20 days before the date of the hearing to all owners of
property within the proposed zone. The board of directors shall post
the notice in at least three public places within the territory of
the proposed zone.


5791.1.  (a) At the hearing, the board of directors shall hear and
consider any protests to the formation of the zone. If, at the
conclusion of the hearing, the board of directors determines either
(1) that more than 50 percent of the total number of voters residing
within the proposed zone have filed written objections to the
formation or (2) that property owners who own more than 50 percent of
the assessed value of all taxable property in the proposed zone have
filed written objections to the formation, then the board of
directors shall terminate the proceedings. If the board of directors
determines that the written objections have been filed by 50 percent
or less of those voters or property owners, then the board of
directors may proceed to form the zone.
   (b) If the resolution or petition proposes that the zone use
special taxes, benefit assessments, fees, or general obligation bonds
to finance its purposes, the board of directors shall proceed
according to law. If the voters or property owners do not approve
those funding methods, the zone shall not be formed.



5791.3.  A board of directors may change the boundaries of a zone or
dissolve a zone by following the procedures in Sections 5791 and
5791.1.


5791.5.  A local agency formation commission shall have no power or
duty to review and approve or disapprove a proposal to form a zone, a
proposal to change the boundaries of a zone, or a proposal to
dissolve a zone.


5791.7.  (a) As determined by the board of directors, a zone may
provide any service at any level within its boundaries that the
district may provide.
   (b) As determined by the board of directors and pursuant to the
requirements of this chapter, a zone may exercise any fiscal powers
within its boundaries that the district may exercise.
   (c) Any special taxes, benefit assessments, fees, or general
obligation bonds that are intended solely for the support of services
within a zone shall be levied, assessed, and charged within the
boundaries of the zone.
   (d) A zone shall not incur a bonded indebtedness that exceeds the
limit specified in subdivision (c) of Section 5790. Any bonded
indebtedness of the entire district shall be included in computing
that limit.

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