Article 1. Definitions of California Health And Safety Code >> Division 6. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 3. >> Article 1.
"Board" or "board of directors" means the governing authority
of a public agency.
"Public agency" means a city, a county, a special district,
or any other political subdivision of the state which is otherwise
authorized to acquire, construct, maintain, or operate sanitary
sewers or sewage systems.
"Public agency" does not mean an improvement district organized
pursuant to the Improvement Act of 1911 (Division 7 (commencing with
Section 5000), Streets and Highways Code), or the Municipal
Improvement Act of 1913 (Division 12 (commencing with Section 10000),
Streets and Highways Code) or the Improvement Bond Act of 1915
(Division 10 (commencing with Section 8500), Streets and Highways
Code), or a county maintenance district.
"On-site wastewater disposal system" means any of several
works, facilities, devices, or other mechanisms used to collect,
treat, recycle, or dispose of wastewater without the use of
communitywide sanitary sewers or sewage systems.
"Owner of real property" means any public agency owning
land and any person shown as the owner of land on the last equalized
assessment roll; provided that where such person is no longer the
owner, the term means any person entitled to be shown as owner on the
next assessment roll and where land is subject to a recorded written
agreement of sale, the term means any person shown therein as
"Zone" means an on-site wastewater disposal zone formed
pursuant to this chapter.
"Real property" means both land and improvements to land
which benefit, directly or indirectly from, or on behalf of, the
activities of the zone.