General Provisions of California Harbors And Navigation Code >> Division 8. >> Part 2.

"Harbor," as used in this part, includes any bay, harbor, inlet or other arm of the sea in which the tides of the Pacific Ocean ebb and flow, or any navigable water of the Pacific Ocean suitable for the anchoring and docking of vessels.
"Harbor commission," as used in this part, includes any commission, board or officer in which the improvement, development, protection, maintenance, management or control of any harbor or part of any harbor in this state is by law, ordinance, or other legal authority vested or exercised.
"District," as used in this part, refers to a district formed pursuant to this part.