Article 1. Petition For Formation of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 7. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 1.

A district may be incorporated and managed in unincorporated territory pursuant to this division and may exercise the powers expressly granted.
Whenever the people of unincorporated territory desire to organize a district, they shall present to the board of supervisors of the county within which the territory is situated a petition describing the territory, and signed by registered voters of the territory equal in number to 15 percent of all votes cast for all candidates for Governor within the same territory at the last preceding general election at which a Governor was elected.
The petition may consist of any number of separate instruments, all of which shall constitute one petition. A separate petition is required from each unit of the proposed district. All unincorporated territory participating in the proceedings and situated in one county is a unit for purposes of the proceedings. No registered voter within any one unit of the proposed district shall sign a petition of any other unit of the proposed district.
Each petition shall name or describe the territory within which the registered voters signing it reside. Every petition shall set forth the boundaries and name of the proposed district, which shall include the words "public utility district." Every petition shall contain a prayer that a public utility district comprising all of the proposed territory, or any portions thereof as are designated in the petitions as essential to its formation, be incorporated pursuant to this division. Every registered voter signing a petition shall write his or her address opposite his or her signature.
The county elections official shall within 30 days examine and verify the signatures to the petition and certify the result of the examination to the board of supervisors.
If the county elections official, by his or her certificate, finds that a petition is insufficient, he or she shall certify to the number of additional signatures of qualified electors required to make the petition sufficient, and the petition may be amended by a supplemental petition filed within 10 days from the date of the certificate. Within 10 days after a supplemental petition has been filed, the county elections official shall examine it and certify to the result of the examination. If this certificate shows the petition as amended to be insufficient, it shall be filed by the county elections official in his or her office and kept as a public record, without prejudice to the filing of any other petition to the same effect not less than six months thereafter. If the certificate shows the petition or petition as amended to be sufficient, the county elections official shall present it to the board of supervisors without delay with his or her certificate attached and properly dated.
If a supplemental petition is filed, all signatures appended to the petition and to the supplemental petition shall be considered in determining the number of qualified electors signing the petition.
After the election for the incorporation of the proposed district, the sufficiency of the petition in any respects shall not be subject to judicial review or otherwise questioned.
Notwithstanding any provision of law, for purposes of this division all territory in the Kirkwood Meadows Public Utility District shall be deemed to be solely within the County of Alpine, which shall be the principal county for purposes of formation of the district and which shall have jurisdiction to approve, disapprove, and carry out all matters pertaining to formation of the district; provided, however, that nothing in this section shall limit or impair the authority of the Board of Supervisors of the County of El Dorado or the County of Amador to disapprove, by resolution, formation of all or any part of the Kirkwood Meadows Public Utility District within its territory any time prior to final approval of the district by the County of Alpine. If either county so disapproves, any territory designated by the resolution of disapproval shall be excluded from the boundaries of the district. If the Kirkwood Meadows Public Utility District is not incorporated on or before March 1, 1986, this section is repealed on that date.