Article 3. Application Of Other Statutes of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 6. >> Part 1. >> Chapter 4. >> Article 3.
The governing board may order the construction of sewers,
drains, septic tanks, and sewerage collection, outfall, treatment
works and other sanitary disposal systems, and storm water drains and
storm water collection, outfall and disposal systems, and
appurtenances and appurtenant work in the whole or any portion of any
of the streets, highways, or public places either in or out of the
district, or in property or in rights of way owned by the district,
and acquire property, rights of way, and easements therefor, and may
provide that the cost shall be assessed upon the fronting lots and
lands or on a special assessment district; provided, that said
district shall first obtain the consent to said work and the
assumption of jurisdiction thereover from the legislative body having
jurisdiction of the territory within which any of the proposed work
is to be done; and provided further, that if any of the territory
proposed to be assessed shall be outside the boundaries of the
district, the consent of the legislative body having jurisdiction
over such territory shall be obtained to the formation of the special
The Improvement Act of 1911, the Improvement Bond Act of
1915, and the Municipal Improvement Act of 1913 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 the 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 in, on, under or
through which a right-of-way or easement has been granted to the
district for the purpose of constructing and maintaining any of the
works or improvements mentioned in Section 6540.
(h) "Health officer" means the health officer appointed by the
legislative body having jurisdiction over all or any portion of the
territory to be served by any of the works mentioned in Section 6540,
except that as to cities that have consented to or contracted for
health administration by the county health officer pursuant to
Article 2 (commencing with Section 101375) of, or Article 3
(commencing with Section 101400) of, Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division
101, it shall mean the county health officer.
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 by
this article are restricted to those permitted to be constructed or
acquired by such districts under Article 1 of this chapter.