Article 1. General Provisions of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 6. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 1.

Any public agency together with unincorporated territory, or two or more public agencies, with or without unincorporated territory, may organize and incorporate as a municipal utility district. Public agencies and unincorporated territory included within a district may be in the same or separate counties and need not be contiguous. No public agency shall be divided in the formation of a district.
A request for the formation of a district may be made by resolution or by petition as set out in this chapter.