Article 1. Definitions of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 7. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 1.
This division may be cited as "The Public Utility District
Unless the context otherwise requires, the provisions of
this article govern the construction of this division.
"District" means a public utility district formed pursuant
to this division.
"Board" means the board of directors of a district.
"Elector," "voter," or "qualified elector," means a voter
whose name appears on the great register of the county in which the
district is located, or any supplement thereto, allowed by law to be
used to determine the eligibility of persons to vote at municipal or
county elections, and whose address as it appears on the great
register or supplement is in the same unincorporated territory as the
address given by him on the certificate or petition that is signed
"Original and primary proposition" means the proposition to
incorporate the proposed district with all of the proposed territory
joining in the proceedings and mentioned and described in the several
petitions presented by the electors.
"Person" means an individual, a firm or a copartnership.