Article 4. Property of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 10. >> Part 2. >> Chapter 6. >> Article 4.
The district may take by grant, purchase, gift, devise, or
lease, or condemn in proceedings under eminent domain, or otherwise
acquire, and hold and enjoy, real and personal property of every kind
within or without the district necessary to the full or convenient
exercise of its powers. The board may lease, mortgage, sell, or
otherwise dispose of any real or personal property within or without
the district when in its judgment it is for the best interests of the
district so to do.
(a) The district may take by gift, or take or convey by
grant, purchase, devise, or lease, and hold and enjoy, real and
personal property of every kind within or without the district
necessary for, incidental to, or convenient for, transit-oriented
joint development projects that meet the definition and requirement
set forth in subdivision (b).
(b) (1) For purposes of this section, a transit-oriented joint
development project is a commercial, residential, or mixed-use
development that is undertaken in connection with existing, planned,
or proposed transit facilities and is located 1/4 mile or less from
the external boundaries of that facility.
(2) Any transit-oriented joint development project created under
this section shall comply with the land use and zoning regulations of
the city, county, or city and county in which the project is
(c) Notwithstanding Section 29036 or any other provision of law,
the authority granted under this section is subject to the land use
and zoning regulations of the city, county, or city and county
jurisdiction in which the transit-oriented joint development is
located, in accordance with the Planning and Zoning Law (Title 7
(commencing with Section 65000) of the Government Code), relating to
Notwithstanding Sections 53091 and 53094 of the Government
Code, nor any zoning override which may have been previously
exercised pursuant thereto by a school district, whenever the
district leases or has leased, mortgages or has mortgaged, sells or
has sold, or otherwise disposes or has disposed of real property to
the school district which was acquired from private owners, the city,
whether general law or charter, in which such land is located, or
county, in unincorporated areas, shall retain zoning and permit
Whenever the board by resolution determines that any record,
map, book, or paper in the possession of the district or any officer
or employee thereof is of no further value to the district, the
board may authorize its sale, destruction, or other disposition.