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PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 9015-9034



9015.  As used in this division the following terms have the
meanings attributed to them in this article, unless the context
otherwise requires.


9016.  "Commission" means the State Resource Conservation
Commission.


9017.  "Department" means the Department of Conservation.



9018.  "Director" means the Director of Conservation.



9019.  "Division" means the Division of Resource Conservation of the
department.



9020.  "Chief" means the Chief of the Division of Resource
Conservation.


9021.  "District" or "soil conservation district" means a resource
conservation district.



9022.  "Public district" means a district established under the law
of this state, other than a resource conservation district.



9023.  "Directors" means the board of directors of a district, and
when powers are conferred or duties are imposed upon directors in
this division the powers shall be exercised and the duties performed
by the directors acting as a body and not as individuals.



9024.  "Board" means the county board of supervisors.



9025.  "Principal county" means the county in which all or the
greatest portion of privately owned land of a district is situated.
The principal county remains the same regardless of any change in
boundaries. The principal county of a consolidated district is that
county in which all or the greatest portion of the privately owned
area in the consolidated district is located.



9026.  "Principal district" means the district which has the greater
land area of two districts proposed to be consolidated.



9027.  "Landowner" or "owner of land" includes a holder of evidence
of title and, also, a holder of land under a possessory right
acquired by entry or purchase from the United States or the State of
California. A guardian, executor, administrator, or other person
holding property in a trust capacity under an appointment of court is
the "owner" of such property for the purposes of this division and
as such may do and perform any act provided for herein when
authorized by an order of court which order may be made without
notice.
   If any land is assessed on the assessment roll to unknown or
fictitiously named owners, or to unnamed owners in addition to any
owner or owners named thereon, the land has, for the purposes of this
division, but one owner in addition to any owner or owners whose
true name or names may be purported to be given on the assessment
book.
   The holder of title to an undivided interest in any land is an
owner as to his interest for the purposes of this division, and such
undivided interests shall be counted and valued as though they were
separate interests. If the assessment roll fails to indicate the
extent of any undivided interest, the holders of title whose
undivided interests are not specifically defined are owners for the
purposes of this division, of equal shares therein.
   The value of any land and the owners of any land are conclusively
determined, for the purposes of this division, by the last equalized
assessment roll.



9028.  "Land occupant" or "occupant of land" means a person in
possession of land within a district whether as owner, lessee,
tenant, or otherwise. A person legally entitled to possession of land
is a land occupant as to that land whether in actual possession or
not. A person in actual possession of land is a land occupant
regardless of his right of possession.



9029.  "Voter" means an elector who is registered to vote pursuant
to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2100) of Division 2 of the
Elections Code, and residing within the district.



9030.  "Proxy" means a written authorization to sign a petition.
Landowners may sign petitions under this division by proxy. The proxy
of an individual landowner shall be acknowledged by him. The holder
of a proxy of an individual landowner shall be an individual 18 years
of age or over or a corporation, partnership, or other legal entity.
The proxy of a corporation shall contain a statement by the
secretary or manager of the corporation that the proxy was authorized
by the corporation. A corporation owning land may sign a petition
only by proxy.


9031.  "Person" includes person, association, or corporation.



9032.  "Assessment roll" means the entire assessment roll upon the
basis of which real property is taxed for county purposes.



9033.  "Assessment records" includes the assessment roll and all
maps and other records relating to the assessment, levy, and
collection of taxes, whether in the custody of the assessor or not.



9034.  "Assessor" means the assessing officer of a county by
whatever title he may be known.


State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > California > Prc > 9015-9034

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 9015-9034



9015.  As used in this division the following terms have the
meanings attributed to them in this article, unless the context
otherwise requires.


9016.  "Commission" means the State Resource Conservation
Commission.


9017.  "Department" means the Department of Conservation.



9018.  "Director" means the Director of Conservation.



9019.  "Division" means the Division of Resource Conservation of the
department.



9020.  "Chief" means the Chief of the Division of Resource
Conservation.


9021.  "District" or "soil conservation district" means a resource
conservation district.



9022.  "Public district" means a district established under the law
of this state, other than a resource conservation district.



9023.  "Directors" means the board of directors of a district, and
when powers are conferred or duties are imposed upon directors in
this division the powers shall be exercised and the duties performed
by the directors acting as a body and not as individuals.



9024.  "Board" means the county board of supervisors.



9025.  "Principal county" means the county in which all or the
greatest portion of privately owned land of a district is situated.
The principal county remains the same regardless of any change in
boundaries. The principal county of a consolidated district is that
county in which all or the greatest portion of the privately owned
area in the consolidated district is located.



9026.  "Principal district" means the district which has the greater
land area of two districts proposed to be consolidated.



9027.  "Landowner" or "owner of land" includes a holder of evidence
of title and, also, a holder of land under a possessory right
acquired by entry or purchase from the United States or the State of
California. A guardian, executor, administrator, or other person
holding property in a trust capacity under an appointment of court is
the "owner" of such property for the purposes of this division and
as such may do and perform any act provided for herein when
authorized by an order of court which order may be made without
notice.
   If any land is assessed on the assessment roll to unknown or
fictitiously named owners, or to unnamed owners in addition to any
owner or owners named thereon, the land has, for the purposes of this
division, but one owner in addition to any owner or owners whose
true name or names may be purported to be given on the assessment
book.
   The holder of title to an undivided interest in any land is an
owner as to his interest for the purposes of this division, and such
undivided interests shall be counted and valued as though they were
separate interests. If the assessment roll fails to indicate the
extent of any undivided interest, the holders of title whose
undivided interests are not specifically defined are owners for the
purposes of this division, of equal shares therein.
   The value of any land and the owners of any land are conclusively
determined, for the purposes of this division, by the last equalized
assessment roll.



9028.  "Land occupant" or "occupant of land" means a person in
possession of land within a district whether as owner, lessee,
tenant, or otherwise. A person legally entitled to possession of land
is a land occupant as to that land whether in actual possession or
not. A person in actual possession of land is a land occupant
regardless of his right of possession.



9029.  "Voter" means an elector who is registered to vote pursuant
to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2100) of Division 2 of the
Elections Code, and residing within the district.



9030.  "Proxy" means a written authorization to sign a petition.
Landowners may sign petitions under this division by proxy. The proxy
of an individual landowner shall be acknowledged by him. The holder
of a proxy of an individual landowner shall be an individual 18 years
of age or over or a corporation, partnership, or other legal entity.
The proxy of a corporation shall contain a statement by the
secretary or manager of the corporation that the proxy was authorized
by the corporation. A corporation owning land may sign a petition
only by proxy.


9031.  "Person" includes person, association, or corporation.



9032.  "Assessment roll" means the entire assessment roll upon the
basis of which real property is taxed for county purposes.



9033.  "Assessment records" includes the assessment roll and all
maps and other records relating to the assessment, levy, and
collection of taxes, whether in the custody of the assessor or not.



9034.  "Assessor" means the assessing officer of a county by
whatever title he may be known.



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Statutes > California > Prc > 9015-9034

PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE
SECTION 9015-9034



9015.  As used in this division the following terms have the
meanings attributed to them in this article, unless the context
otherwise requires.


9016.  "Commission" means the State Resource Conservation
Commission.


9017.  "Department" means the Department of Conservation.



9018.  "Director" means the Director of Conservation.



9019.  "Division" means the Division of Resource Conservation of the
department.



9020.  "Chief" means the Chief of the Division of Resource
Conservation.


9021.  "District" or "soil conservation district" means a resource
conservation district.



9022.  "Public district" means a district established under the law
of this state, other than a resource conservation district.



9023.  "Directors" means the board of directors of a district, and
when powers are conferred or duties are imposed upon directors in
this division the powers shall be exercised and the duties performed
by the directors acting as a body and not as individuals.



9024.  "Board" means the county board of supervisors.



9025.  "Principal county" means the county in which all or the
greatest portion of privately owned land of a district is situated.
The principal county remains the same regardless of any change in
boundaries. The principal county of a consolidated district is that
county in which all or the greatest portion of the privately owned
area in the consolidated district is located.



9026.  "Principal district" means the district which has the greater
land area of two districts proposed to be consolidated.



9027.  "Landowner" or "owner of land" includes a holder of evidence
of title and, also, a holder of land under a possessory right
acquired by entry or purchase from the United States or the State of
California. A guardian, executor, administrator, or other person
holding property in a trust capacity under an appointment of court is
the "owner" of such property for the purposes of this division and
as such may do and perform any act provided for herein when
authorized by an order of court which order may be made without
notice.
   If any land is assessed on the assessment roll to unknown or
fictitiously named owners, or to unnamed owners in addition to any
owner or owners named thereon, the land has, for the purposes of this
division, but one owner in addition to any owner or owners whose
true name or names may be purported to be given on the assessment
book.
   The holder of title to an undivided interest in any land is an
owner as to his interest for the purposes of this division, and such
undivided interests shall be counted and valued as though they were
separate interests. If the assessment roll fails to indicate the
extent of any undivided interest, the holders of title whose
undivided interests are not specifically defined are owners for the
purposes of this division, of equal shares therein.
   The value of any land and the owners of any land are conclusively
determined, for the purposes of this division, by the last equalized
assessment roll.



9028.  "Land occupant" or "occupant of land" means a person in
possession of land within a district whether as owner, lessee,
tenant, or otherwise. A person legally entitled to possession of land
is a land occupant as to that land whether in actual possession or
not. A person in actual possession of land is a land occupant
regardless of his right of possession.



9029.  "Voter" means an elector who is registered to vote pursuant
to Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 2100) of Division 2 of the
Elections Code, and residing within the district.



9030.  "Proxy" means a written authorization to sign a petition.
Landowners may sign petitions under this division by proxy. The proxy
of an individual landowner shall be acknowledged by him. The holder
of a proxy of an individual landowner shall be an individual 18 years
of age or over or a corporation, partnership, or other legal entity.
The proxy of a corporation shall contain a statement by the
secretary or manager of the corporation that the proxy was authorized
by the corporation. A corporation owning land may sign a petition
only by proxy.


9031.  "Person" includes person, association, or corporation.



9032.  "Assessment roll" means the entire assessment roll upon the
basis of which real property is taxed for county purposes.



9033.  "Assessment records" includes the assessment roll and all
maps and other records relating to the assessment, levy, and
collection of taxes, whether in the custody of the assessor or not.



9034.  "Assessor" means the assessing officer of a county by
whatever title he may be known.


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