Article 2. Exclusion Of Incorporated Territory of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 6. >> Chapter 11. >> Article 2.
If the city to which any territory included in any district
has been annexed already serves electricity or water to the territory
annexed, the city council or other governing body of the city may
propose an agreement for the exclusion of such territory from the
The agreement for exclusion shall be authorized and executed
and proceedings for such exclusion taken in the same manner as
provided in Chapter 9 (commencing at Section 13801) for the
annexation of a public agency to a district.
If an order of exclusion is granted, the board and the
governing body of the city shall by contract provide for the payment
by the city of the proportion of the taxes and bonded indebtedness
for which the territory excluded is justly liable. If they do not
agree, either may petition the superior court in and for the county
in which the property is located for a judgment declaring the
proportion of the taxes and bonded indebtedness for which the
territory excluded is justly liable. The proceeding shall be governed
by the provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure relating to
The order of exclusion does not invalidate in any manner any
taxes or assessments theretofore levied or assessed against the
lands excluded nor relieve the property excluded from any outstanding
bonds which are a lien thereon at the time of exclusion, nor from
any taxes to pay the principal or interest thereof.