Article 4.5. Application Of Other Statutes of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 5. >> Part 3. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 4.5.
Except as to State highways where the State Highway Engineer
refuses to issue a permit, with the consent of the legislative body
having jurisdiction of the territory within which it is proposed so
to do, expressed by resolution of such governing body, the board of
any district organized subsequent to the effective date of this
amendment may order the construction of sewers and appurtenances in
the whole or any portion of any of the streets, highways, or public
places of the district, or in property or in rights of way owned by
the district, and acquire or construct trunk and collection lines and
laterals, sewage disposal and treatment plants, and acquire rights
of way, and easements therefor, and may provide that the cost shall
be assessed upon the fronting lots and lands or upon a special
The Improvement Act of 1911, the Municipal Improvement Act of
1913 and the Improvement Bond Act of 1915 are applicable to
In the application of those acts to proceedings under this
article the terms used in those acts shall have the following
(a) "City council," and "council," mean board.
(b) "City," and "municipality," mean district.
(c) "Clerk," and "city clerk," mean secretary.
(d) "Superintendent of streets," "street superintendent," and
"city engineer" mean the engineer of the district, or any other
person appointed to perform such duties.
(e) "Tax collector," means county tax collector.
(f) "Treasurer," and "city treasurer," mean any person or official
who has charge of and makes payment of the funds of the district.
(g) "Right of way," means any parcel of land through which a right
of way has been granted to the district for the purpose of
constructing and maintaining a sewer.
The powers and duties conferred by those acts and
supplementary acts upon boards, officers, and agents of cities shall
be exercised by the respective boards, officers, and agents of the
The improvements authorized to be constructed or acquired
under this article are restricted to those permitted to be
constructed or acquired by such districts under Article 4 of this