California Harbors and Navigation Code
(Last Updated August 2008)

California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1
This act shall be known as the Harbors and Navigation Code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 2
The provisions of this code in so far as they are substantially the same as existing statutory provisions relating to the same subject matter shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3
All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this code, which offices are continued by this
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4
Any action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and any right accrued, is not affected by this code, but all procedure taken shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5
Unless the provision or the context otherwise requires, these definitions, rules of construction and general provisions shall govern the construction
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6
Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings do not in any manner affect the scope, meaning, or intent of the provisions of this code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7
Whenever a power is granted to, or a duty is imposed upon, a public officer, the power may be exercised or the duty may be performed by a deputy of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 8
Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. Whenever any notice, report, statement, or record...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 9
Whenever reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law of this state, such reference applies to all amendments and additions now...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 10
"Section" means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned. Subdivision means a subdivision of the section in which...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 11
The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the future, the present.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 12
The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 13
The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 14
"County" includes city and county.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 15
"City" includes city and county.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 16
"Shall" is mandatory and "may" is permissive.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 17
"Oath" includes affirmation.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 18
"Signature" or "subscription" includes mark when the signer or subscriber can not write, such signer's or subscriber's name being written near the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 19
"Person" means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, limited liability company, business trust, corporation, or company.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 20
"State" means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. In the latter case, it includes the District of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 21
"Vessel" includes ships of all kinds, steamboats, steamships, canal boats, barges, sailing vessels, and every structure adapted to be navigated from...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 22
"Steam vessel" means any vessel which is propelled by machinery.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 23
"Wharf" includes pier, quay, or landing.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 24
"Goods" includes wares or merchandise.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 25
If any provision of this code, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is held invalid, the remainder of the code, or the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 30
Unless the context otherwise requires, the general provisions and definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this division.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 31
"Commission" means the Boating and Waterways Commission.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 32
"Department" means the Department of Boating and Waterways.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 33
"Director" means the Director of Boating and Waterways.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 34
"Harbor" means a portion of the ocean or inland waters within the jurisdiction of this state either naturally or artificially protected so as to be a
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 35
"Channel" means any waterway now navigable in fact by vessels or artificially improved or created so as to be navigable by vessels, including the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 36
"Navigable waters" means waters which come under the jurisdiction of the United States Corps of Engineers and any other waters within the state with...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 38
The adoption, repeal, amendment, or modification of any rules and regulations pursuant to this division shall be made in accordance with Chapter 3.5...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 39
Any construction or development authorized by this division that also constitutes a project within the definition of Section 10105 of the Public...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 40
Facilities in harbors and connecting waterways established under the provisions of this division shall be open to all on equal and reasonable terms;...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 50
The Department of Harbors and Watercraft and its successor, the Department of Navigation and Ocean Development, are continued in existence in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 50.1
Whenever the term "Division of Small Craft Harbors" or the term "Small Craft Harbors Commission" is used in any provision of law, it shall be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 50.2
The department shall be administered by an executive officer known as the Director of Boating and Waterways. The director shall be appointed by and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 50.4
The director, before entering upon his duties, shall execute and deliver to the state an official bond in the sum of twenty-five thousand dollars...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 50.6
The provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11150), Part 1, Division 3, Title 2 of the Government Code apply to the director. The director...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 50.8
The director, with the approval of the Governor, may arrange and classify the work of the department and consolidate, abolish, or create divisions...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 60
The Resources Agency shall represent the State of California and the Governor of California in relationships with the Chief of Engineers, United...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 60.2
The department may enter into agreements with the United States and with any county, city, district, or other political subdivision of this state in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 60.4
The department may enter into any contract of agreement with the United States Department of the Army or any other agency or instrumentality of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 60.6
The department may enter into any contracts or agreements that may be necessary in carrying out the provisions of this division including agreements...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 60.8
The department may do any act or enter into any contract or agreement desirable in carrying out the purposes of this division.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 61
The department may take such action as may be necessary to take advantage of any act of Congress heretofore or hereafter enacted which may be of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 61.2
For the purposes of this division, the department may receive and accept for the state any gift, devise, grant or other conveyance of title to or any
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 61.4
The director, with approval of the Director of Finance, may accept on behalf of the department federal grants for the purposes for which the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 61.6
The department may expend the money in any appropriation or in any special fund in the State Treasury made available by law for the administration of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 61.8
The department shall have possession and control of all records, books, papers, offices, equipment, supplies, moneys, funds, appropriations, land and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 62
The department, with the approval of the Department of General Services, may transfer, sell or otherwise dispose of personal property under its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 62.4
Whenever the department has received and deposited any money in the State Treasury to the credit of the General Fund in an excessive amount or in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 62.6
The department, with the approval of the Department of General Services, may procure insurance on vessels owned or operated by the department against
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 62.8
For the purpose of disseminating information relating to its activities, powers, duties, or functions, the department may issue publications,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 62.9
Upon request, the department shall make available to persons owning or operating small craft harbors, such information as is available to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 63.2
The department may sell copies of all or any part of its records at a charge sufficient to pay at least the entire actual cost to the department of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 63.4
The director may recommend to the Legislature such action as may be necessary to provide the finances required of local agencies as a condition for...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 63.6
(a) (1) On or before January 15 of each odd-numbered year, the director shall make a report to the commission, the Legislature, and the Governor...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 63.9
In addition to other powers specified in this division and in Division 3 (commencing with Section 399), the department may do any of the following:
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 64
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the growth of water hyacinth and Egeria densa in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 64.7
(a) Each marina that is developed or improved with funds loaned by the department pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 70) or Article 5...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65
The department, either independently or in cooperation with any person or any county, state, federal, or other agency, to the extent that funds are...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.1
To the extent that funds are available therefor, the department shall cooperate with all agencies of government, federal, state, and local, for the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.2
The department shall prepare plans for and construct such works as its studies and investigations indicate to be necessary for beach erosion control...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.3
When state funds are made available on a matching basis to be expended in connection with any federal project for beach erosion control or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.4
Any plans for construction of beach erosion control works which may in any way affect recreational beaches under the ownership or control of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.5
Whenever a beach erosion control project has been authorized by Congress for federal financial participation in accordance with Public Law 727, 79th...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.6
Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 65.5, appropriations may be made by the state, from time to time by law, to pay for the costs of sharing in
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.7
Small beach erosion control projects not specifically authorized by Congress and undertaken by the United States Corps of Engineers pursuant to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 65.9
Whenever beach erosion control works are included in a small boat harbor development project, the report of the department required by Section 65.8...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 66
The department, with the approval of the Director of Finance, and on terms satisfactory to the department may advance moneys appropriated for this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 66.1
Where the department is the construction agency, the city, county or other public agency acting in cooperation with the department in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 67
The San Diego County Beach Erosion Control Project (Imperial Beach) is authorized for state participation pursuant to Section 65.5 substantially in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 67.1
The San Diego (Sunset Cliffs), California, Beach Erosion Control Project is authorized for state participation pursuant to Section 65.5 substantially
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 67.2
The Orange County, California, Beach Erosion Control Project is authorized for state participation pursuant to Section 65.5 substantially in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 67.3
The Los Angeles County (Redondo Beach to Malaga Cove) Beach Erosion Control Project is authorized for state participation pursuant to Section 65.5...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 67.4
The department shall conduct the repair and restoration of the beach and shoreline located adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and in the City of Oceanside
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 68
The director shall cause to be prepared, and continuously maintained, a comprehensive plan for the development and operation of a statewide system of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 68.2
In conformance with the California Recreational Trails Act, the Legislature hereby finds and declares that there is a statewide and continuing...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 69.5
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the California Public Beach Restoration Act.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 69.6
(a) The California Public Beach Restoration Program is hereby established, to be administered by the department for all of the following purposes:
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 69.9
(a) The Public Beach Restoration Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury. The moneys in the fund shall be available for expenditure by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 70
The department may prepare plans for, and acquire, construct, develop and improve, small craft harbors, facilities in connection therewith, and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 70.2
The department may prepare or contract for the preparation of plans for, acquire or contract for the acquisition of, construct or contract for the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 70.3
"Harbor of safe refuge" means a port, harbor, inlet, or other body of water normally sheltered from heavy seas by land and in which a vessel can...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 70.4
No city, county, or district that has received, or is receiving, money under this division for the construction or improvement of a small craft...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 70.5
(a) The following are harbors of safe refuge: (1) Bodega Bay Harbor. (2) Channel Islands Harbor. (3) Crescent City Harbor. (4) Dana Point
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 70.6
If the department acquires, constructs, develops, or improves a small craft harbor pursuant to Section 70 but receives no request for transfer of its
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 70.8
The department may contract with any federal agency, any state agency, or a city, county, or district, in the planning, construction, development and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71
The department may provide for the granting of concessions within the boundaries of harbors under the jurisdiction of the department in order to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.2
The department shall protect small craft harbors under its jurisdiction from damage and preserve the peace therein. The director and the employees...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.4
(a) The department, subject to the approval of the Legislature in accordance with Section 85.2, may make loans to cities, counties, or districts...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.5
(a) The department shall encourage cities, counties, and districts that propose to apply for initial loan funding for new small craft harbor...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.6
A transfer pursuant to Section 70 or a loan pursuant to Section 71.4 shall not be made to a city, county, or district if it would provide for an...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.7
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, Section 82, or any contract or agreement to the contrary, loan payments on the loan on behalf of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.7.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, Section 40 of this code, Section 30233 of the Public Resources Code, or any contract or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.8
(a) Any contract or agreement for a transfer pursuant to Section 70 or a loan pursuant to Section 71.4, for which gross revenues of a small craft...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 71.9
A city, county, or district may use any excess revenues from rates enacted pursuant to Section 71.4 or from other fees, rates, rents, or charges for...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72
If the legislative body of a city, county, or district has acquired, constructed or improved small craft harbor facilities pursuant to an agreement...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.2
Notwithstanding other provisions of this chapter if the legislative body of a city, county, or district has acquired, constructed or improved small...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.4
An agreement or contract for a transfer pursuant to former Section 5823 of the Public Resources Code or a loan pursuant to former Section 5827 or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.5
The department, subject to the approval of the Legislature in accordance with Section 85.2, may grant funds to a county, city, district, or other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.6
Transfers pursuant to Section 70, loans pursuant to Section 71.4, and grants pursuant to Section 72.5 shall be made by the department with the advice
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.7
(a) The department may grant funds to any public agency for the construction or procurement of floating restrooms and ancillary items. (b) The...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.75
(a) The department may grant funds to any public agency for the construction or procurement of vessel pumpout or dump stations and ancillary items.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.8
The department, subject to a line item appropriation by the Legislature for each proposed project, may grant funds to a county, city, district, or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 72.9
The department, subject to a line item appropriation by the Legislature for each proposed project, may acquire property to provide for waterway...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 75
The department has such powers and duties relating to vessels and vessel operators as are imposed upon the department by Chapter 5 (commencing with...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76
It is the intent of the Legislature that Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund moneys be used to implement the intent of Section 71.5 by providing...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.1
"Private marina owner" means a profit-oriented business enterprise which owns and operates, or intends to develop and operate, a small boat...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.2
"Recreational marina" means a marina owned by a private marina owner which is used by the public primarily for recreational purposes.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.3
(a) The department may make loans to private marina owners to develop a recreational marina. Loan funds from the department may be utilized for both...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.4
(a) An application for a loan under Section 76.3 shall be filed with the department and shall: (1) Include a feasibility study containing...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.5
In processing applications under this article, the department shall give priority to applications from private marina owners who have not received...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.6
Loans made under this article shall include, but are not limited to, the following terms and conditions: (a) The annual rate of interest charged...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.7
(a) All loans made by the department to private marina owners shall be funded from the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund. (b) All loans,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 76.8
The department shall adopt regulations to implement or make this article more specific, including standards for the approval of loans, which shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 77
(a) The department, subject to the approval of the Director of Finance, may borrow funds from the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund when a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 77.1
The department, upon whatever terms and conditions it deems proper, may sell or otherwise dispose of property serving as collateral for a defaulted...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 80
The Harbors and Watercraft Commission and its successor, the Navigation and Ocean Development Commission, are, continued in existence in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 80.2
The commission shall be composed of seven members appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. The members shall have...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 80.6
Members of the commission may receive a salary for their services in an amount of one hundred dollars ($100) for each day, up to a maximum of 14 days
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 80.8
The members of the commission may be removed from office by the Governor for inefficiency, neglect of duty, misuse of office, or misfeasance in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 81
The commission shall, immediately after the effective date of this section, organize and elect from its members a chairman and a vice chairman who...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 81.2
The commission shall adopt a seal.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 81.4
No action shall be taken by the commission by less than a majority of its members.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 81.6
The Department of General Services shall furnish suitable offices and equipment for the use of the commission.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 81.8
The director shall act as the secretary of the commission.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 82
The commission, in furtherance of the public interest and in accordance therewith, shall advise the department with respect to all matters within the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 82.2
The commission shall cause studies and surveys to be made of the need for small craft harbors and connecting waterways throughout the state and the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 82.4
All meetings of the commission shall be open and public and all persons shall be permitted to attend any meetings of the commission.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 82.6
All records of the commission shall be open to inspection by the public during regular office hours.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 85
All moneys received by the department, including any moneys received by the department from the purchase or condemnation by any other person or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 85.2
(a) All moneys in the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund are available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, for expenditure by the department...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 86
(a) The local public agency shall certify to the department that for any small craft harbor or boating facility project which is, or has been, funded
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 87
The department shall give consideration for funding the planning, construction, development, or improvement of small craft harbors to projects which...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 88
A small craft harbor or boating facility funded pursuant to Section 70, 70.2, 70.8, 71.4, 72.5, or 76.3 is not liable for any damages which occur on...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 90
The provisions of this Division, in so far as they are not in conflict with the admiralty and maritime jursidiction and laws of the United States,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 100
Navigable waters and all streams of sufficient capacity to transport the products of the country are public ways for the purposes of navigation and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 101
The following streams and waters are declared navigable and are public ways: Albion River, to a point three miles from its mouth. Alviso...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 102
The following streams and waters are also navigable and are public ways: Deer Creek, between its mouth and the house of Peter Lassen. Devil's...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 103
The following streams and waters are also navigable and are public ways: Johnson's Creek, from its mouth at San Francisco Bay to Simpson's...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 104
The following streams and waters are also navigable and are public ways: Napa River, between its mouth and a point sixty feet below the westerly...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 105
The following streams and waters are also navigable and are public ways: Sacramento River, between its mouth and a point 100 feet below Reid's...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 106
The following streams and waters are also navigable and are public ways: The north branch of Alameda Creek, from its mouth to Eden Landing. ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 107
The coast line of the State of California from the boundary line between it and Mexico on the south, to the boundary line between it and Oregon on...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 110
As used in this chapter: (a) "Slow-leaching TBT-based marine antifouling paint" means a TBT-based marine antifouling paint, but not a coating,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 111
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, no person shall sell or use a TBT-based marine antifouling paint or coating in this state, and no...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 112
Nothing in this chapter requires the removal of any TBT-based marine antifouling paint or coating from any vessel, fishing gear, or other item that...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 113
Slow-leaching TBT-based marine antifouling paint may be distributed, sold, and used in this state only if it meets one of the following criteria: ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 114
Any violation of Section 111 or 112 is a misdemeanor.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 115
This chapter shall become inoperative on the effective date of regulations adopted by the Department of Food and Agriculture which regulate TBT-based
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 130
Every person who cuts or causes to be cut down any tree, so that it falls into any navigable waters, and who does not remove it within twenty-four...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 131
Every person who unlawfully obstructs the navigation of any navigable waters, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 132
Every person who, within the anchorage of any port, harbor, or cove of this State, into which vessels may enter for the purpose of receiving or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 133
Except in case of emergency imperiling life or property, or unavoidable accident, collision, or stranding, or as otherwise permitted by law, it is...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 134
Every person who throws, deposits, or permits another in his employ to throw or deposit, any sawdust, slabs, or refuse lumber, in any place where it...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 135
(a) It is unlawful to cause or permit any petroleum, chemical, or other hazardous substance to be transferred between a vessel and a shore facility...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 151
Except where permitted pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 13200) of Division 7 of the Water Code, any person that...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 153
Any recovery or settlement of money damages, including, but not limited to, civil penalties, arising out of any civil action filed and maintained by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 240
The provisions of this Division, in so far as they are not in conflict with the admiralty and maritime jurisdiction and laws of the United States,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 250
When steam vessels meet each shall turn to the right, so as to pass without interference.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 251
When a passenger is to be landed from a steam vessel by means of a small boat, he shall not be permitted to get into it until it is completely afloat
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 252
No line used for the purpose of landing or receiving passengers may be attached in any way to the machinery of any steam vessel nor may the small...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 253
During the landing and receiving of a passenger, and the going and returning of the small boat for the purpose, the engine shall be stopped, and may...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 254
There shall be kept in every small boat a good and suitable pair of oars. In the night-time a signal, by means of a horn or trumpet, shall be given...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 255
A steam vessel going in the same direction as a steam vessel ahead of it shall not approach or pass within the distance of ten yards; and the steam...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 256
When any steam vessel is running in the night-time the master shall cause to be shown two conspicuous lights, one exposed near the bow and the other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 257
Every person in charge of a steam vessel who violates any of the provisions of the preceding seven sections, incurs a penalty of two hundred and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 258
The person in charge of any vessel at anchor in the night-time in any of the harbors or ports within the jurisdiction of this state, who fails to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 259
Neither the master nor the owner of any vesel can recover damages for injuries to the vessel or to himself resulting from a collision growing out of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 260
Every raft of timber floated on the Sacramento or San Joaquin rivers at night which fails to show two red lights, one at each end, and at least ten...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 261
Every steam vessel navigating any waters of this State and carrying passengers, shall be equipped with boats as follows: (a) If of five hundred...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 262
Every master or owner, and each of them, of any vessel not provided with boats as required by this chapter, incurs a penalty of not exceeding two...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 263
Every person in charge of a steam vessel navigating any of the waters of this State which is used for the conveyance of passengers, and every person...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 264
Every captain or other person having charge of any steam vessel used for the conveyance of passengers, or of its boilers and engines, who, from...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 265
The owners of every steam vessel are responsible for the good conduct of the master or other person in charge employed by them, and they are jointly...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 266
The penalties established by this chapter may be recovered by the district attorney of any county bordering on the water where the offense was...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 268
(a) Counties or cities may adopt restrictions concerning the navigation and operation of vessels and water skis, aquaplanes, or similar devices...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 280
The provisions of this article in addition to the provisions of other parts of this code which relate to navigation shall be observed by vessels when
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 281
Whenever any vessel, whether a steam vessel or sailing vessel, proceeding in one direction, meets another vessel, whether a steam vessel or sailing...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 282
Sailing vessels, having the wind fair, shall give way to those on a wind. When both are going by the wind, the vessel on the starboard tack shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 283
A steam vessel navigating a narrow channel shall, whenever it is safe and practicable, keep to that side of the fairway or mid-channel which lies on...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 284
When steam vessels will inevitably or necessarily cross so near that by continuing their respective courses, there would be a risk of collision, each
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 285
The rules of this article do not apply to any case for which a different rule is provided by the regulations concerning lights upon steam vessels, or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 290
If a collision is occasioned by failure to observe any rule of Article 1 of this chapter, the owner of the vessel by which the rule is infringed can...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 291
Damage to person or property arising from the failure of a vessel to observe any rule of Article 1 of this chapter, shall be deemed to have been...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 292
Losses caused by collision are to be borne as follows: (a) If either party was exclusively in fault he shall bear his own loss, and he shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 293
Where damage arises out of, or is caused directly and proximately by, the acts of an owner or operator, without the interposition of any external or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 294
(a) Any person responsible for natural gas, oil, drilling waste, or exploration, as defined in paragraph (4) of subdivision (g), shall be absolutely...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 300
Every person who wilfully and maliciously cuts, breaks, injures, sinks, or sets adrift any vessel of less than ten gross tons, which is the property...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 301
Every person who wilfully and maliciously cuts, breaks, or injures any vessel of ten gross tons and upwards, which is the property of another, is...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 302
Every person who wilfully and maliciously sinks or sets adrift any vessel of ten gross tons and upwards, which is the property of another, is guilty...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 303
A person who willfully and maliciously burns, injures, or destroys any part of, or the whole of, a pile or raft of wood, plank, boards, or other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 304
Every person in command or charge of any vessel, who, within this state, willfully wrecks, sinks, or otherwise injures or destroys it or any of its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 305
Every person, other than those embraced within the last section who is guilty of any act specified in that section, is punishable by imprisonment in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 306
Every person who prepares, makes, or subscribes any false or fraudulent manifest, invoice, bill of lading, ship's register, or protest, with intent...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 307
Every person who moors any vessel to, or hangs on with a vessel to, or who wilfully removes, damages, or destroys, any buoy or beacon, placed by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 308
Every person who moors any vessel of any kind, to any buoy or beacon placed in the waters of California by authority of the United States Coast...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 399
The provisions of this Division shall not be construed to apply to the extent to which they are not within the legislative power of this state,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 400
"Appurtenances" include all things belonging to the owners, which are on board a vessel, and which are connected with its proper use and the objects...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 401
Vessels are engaged in foreign or domestic navigation, or in the fisheries. Vessels are engaged in foreign navigation when passing to or from a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 402
A vessel in a port of the country in which it is registered is called a domestic vessel, in another port it is called a foreign vessel.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 403
If a vessel belongs to several persons, not partners, and they differ as to its use or repair, the controversy may be determined by any court of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 404
If the owner of a vessel commits its possession and navigation to another, that other, and not the owner, is responsible for its repairs and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 405
The registry, enrollment, and license of vessels are regulated by acts of Congress.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 406
Any and all rights and obligations created pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 450) of this division are subordinate to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 410
As used in this article, the following definitions apply: (a) "Customer" means any person who requests a repairperson to do work on a vessel which
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 411
This article applies only to work done on a vessel with an estimated cost of one hundred dollars ($100) or more.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 412
Notwithstanding Section 502, a repairperson has no lien on a vessel under this article for compensation for services rendered to the vessel, unless...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 413
No repairperson shall commence work for compensation without specific authorization from the customer or his or her agent in accordance with all of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 414
Any repairperson who gives an original estimate in good faith, shall not be obligated to complete a job within the quoted or written estimated price...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 415
All work done by a repairperson, including all warranty work, shall be recorded on an invoice and shall describe all work done and parts supplied.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 416
The invoice shall show the repairperson's business name and address. If the repairperson's telephone number is on the invoice, it shall be the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 417
Notwithstanding Section 413, upon authorization from the customer as to a specific job, a repairperson may work on a vessel on a time and materials...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 418
(a) This article does not apply to a vessel in distress which is in need of immediate work critical to its preservation and safety, for which consent
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 420
A marine carrier is liable in like manner as an inland carrier, except for loss or injury caused by the perils of the sea or fire.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 421
The liability of a common carrier by sea is further regulated by acts of Congress.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 422
Perils of the sea are: (a) Storms and waves. (b) Rocks, shoals, and rapids. (c) Other obstacles, though of human origin. (d) Changes of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 423
A marine carrier shall not stow freight upon deck during the voyage, except where it is usual so to do, nor make any improper deviation from or delay
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 424
The owner of a vessel is bound to pay to the owner of her cargo the market value, at the time of arrival of the ship at the port of her destination,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 425
A carrier by water may, when in case of extreme peril it is necessary for the safety of the vessel or cargo, throw overboard, or otherwise sacrifice,
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 426
So far as possible, a jettison shall begin with the most bulky and least valuable articles.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 427
A jettison can be made only by authority of the master of a vessel, except in case of his disability, or of an overruling necessity, when it may be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 428
The loss incurred by a jettison, when lawfully made, shall be borne in due proportion by all that part of the vessel, appurtenances, freightage, and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 429
The proportions in which a general average loss is to be borne shall be ascertained by an adjustment, in which the owner of each separate interest...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 430
In estimating values for the purpose of a general average, the vessel and appurtenances shall be valued as at the end of the voyage, the freightage...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 431
The owner of things stowed on deck, in case of their jettison, is entitled to the benefit of a general average contribution only if it is usual to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 432
The law concerning jettison and general average is equally applicable to every other voluntary sacrifice of property on a vessel, or to an expense...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 440
Pilots holding valid licenses for San Pedro Bay and its approaches and tributaries, their associations, employers, and others providing piloting...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 441
The rates and charges for pilotage services do not include insurance covering the vessel or its owners, agents, charterers, or operators from the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 442
Upon reasonable notice from the owners, agents, charterers, or operators, a pilot shall provide insurance covering the vessel, its owners, agents,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 443
The election of the owners, agents, charterers, or operators to use a pilot through whom trip insurance could have been obtained shall constitute a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 444
It shall be understood and agreed, and shall be the essence of an agreement under which services of the pilot are tendered to and are accepted by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 445
(a) The Marine Exchange of Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor, Inc., hereafter referred to as the marine exchange, a corporation organized under the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 445.5
"Covered vessel," as used in this article, means any of the following: (a) Every power-driven vessel of 40 meters (approximately 131 feet) or more
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 446
Prior to entering the VTS area, every covered vessel shall report to the marine exchange the vessel's name, call sign, location, course, speed,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 446.5
The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may impose fees upon all covered vessels within the VTS area to pay the cost of operating the vessel traffic...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 447
The following vessels, while transiting the VTS area, shall comply with the requirements of Section 447.5: (a) Every power-driven vessel of 20...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 447.5
While transiting the VTS area, every vessel described in Sections 445.5 and 447 shall do all of the following: (a) Maintain continuous radio...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 448
The vessel traffic service shall be advisory in nature. Nothing in this article relieves, or is intended to relieve, any vessel, its owners, agents,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 448.5
(a) It shall be understood and agreed, and shall be the essence of the marine exchange's operation of the vessel traffic service, that the marine...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 449
(a) The marine exchange and its officers and directors are subject to Section 5047.5 of the Corporations Code to the extent that the marine exchange...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 449.3
The marine exchange shall cooperate fully with the administrator appointed pursuant to Section 8670.4 of the Government Code in the development and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 449.5
(a) Upon request by the administrator, the marine exchange shall submit a complete description and operational status report of the vessel traffic...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 450
Bottomry is a contract by which a vessel or its freightage is hypothecated as security for a loan, which is to be repaid only if the vessel survives...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 451
The owner of a vessel may hypothecate it or its freightage, upon bottomry, for any lawful purpose, and at any time and place.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 452
The master of a vessel may hypothecate it upon bottomry only for the purpose of procuring repairs or supplies which are necessary for accomplishing...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 453
The master of a vessel can hypothecate it upon bottomry only when he can not otherwise relieve the necessities of the vessel, and is unable to reach...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 454
The master of a vessel may hypothecate freightage upon bottomry, under the same circumstances as those which authorize an hypothecation of the vessel
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 455
Upon a contract of bottomry, the parties may lawfully stipulate for a rate of interest higher than that allowed by the law upon other contracts. But
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 456
A lender upon a contract of bottomry, made by the master of a vessel, as such, may enforce the contract, though the circumstances necessary to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 457
A stipulation in a contract of bottomry, imposing any liability for the loan independent of the maritime risks, is void.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 458
If there is a total loss of the thing hypothecated, from a risk to which the loan was subject, the lender upon bottomry can recover nothing; if a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 459
Unless it is otherwise expressly agreed, a bottomry loan becomes due immediately upon the termination of the risk, although a term of credit is...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 460
A bottomry lien is independent of possession, and is lost by omission to enforce it within a reasonable time.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 461
A bottomry lien, if created out of a real or apparent necessity, in good faith, is preferred to every other lien or claim upon the same thing,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 462
Of two or more bottomry liens on the same subject, the latter in date has preference, if created out of necessity.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 470
Respondentia is a contract by which all or part of a cargo is hypothecated as security for a loan, the repayment of which is dependent on maritime...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 471
The owner of cargo may hypothecate it upon respondentia, at any time and place, and for any purpose.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 472
The master of a vessel may hypothecate its cargo upon respondentia only if all of the following conditions exist: (a) He would be authorized to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 473
The owner of a vessel is bound to repay to the owner of its cargo all which the latter is compelled to pay in order to discharge a lien under a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 474
The provisions of sections 455 to 462 of this code apply equally to loans on respondentia.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 490
Debts amounting to at least fifty dollars ($50), contracted for the benefit of vessels, are liens in the cases provided in Section 491. Actions...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 491
All vessels are liable for: (a) Services rendered on board at the request of, or under contract with, their respective owners, masters, agents,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 492
The master of a vessel has a general lien, independent of possession, upon the vessel and freightage, for advances necessarily made or liability...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 493
The mate and seamen of a vessel have a general lien, independent of possession, upon the vessel and freightage, for their wages, which is superior to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 494
The cost of repairing or replacing any buoy or beacon which is maintained by authority of the United States Bureau of Lighthouses which may be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495
In any action brought pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, the complaint shall designate the vessel by name, and shall be verified by the oath
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.1
Notwithstanding Section 483.010 of the Code of Civil Procedure, the plaintiff, at the time of issuing the summons, or at any time afterwards, may...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.3
The writ shall be directed to the sheriff of the county within which the vessel lies, or the marshal of the court, and direct him or her to attach...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.4
The sheriff or marshal to whom the writ is directed and delivered shall execute it without delay, and shall attach and keep in his or her custody the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.5
The owner, or the master agent, or consignee of the vessel, may, on behalf of the owner, appear and answer or plead to the action and may object to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.6
After the attachment is levied, the owner, or the master, agent, or consignee of the vessel, may, in behalf of the owner, have the attachment...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.7
After the appearance in the action of the owner, the attachment may, on motion, also be discharged in the same manner, and on like terms and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.8
If the attachment is not discharged, and a judgment is recovered in the action in favor of the plaintiff, and an execution is issued thereon, the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 495.9
Any mariner, boatman, or other person employed in the service of the vessel attached, who may wish to assert his or her claim for wages against the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 496
If the claim of the mariner, boatman, or other person filed with the clerk of the court, as provided in Section 495.9, is not contested within five...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 497
The notice of sale published by the sheriff or marshal must contain a statement of the measurement and tonnage of the vessel and a general...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 500
This article shall be known and may be cited as the "Boaters Lien Law".
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 501
As used in this article: (a) "Department" means the Department of Motor Vehicles or any successor agency thereto which registers vehicles. (b)...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 501.3
The time a notice or statement is given or sent, unless otherwise expressly provided, means the time a written notice to a person is deposited in the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 501.5
The possessory vessel lien procedures described by the provisions of this article shall supersede any local ordinance and shall provide the exclusive
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 502
(a) Except as provided in Article 1.5 (commencing with Section 410) of Chapter 1 of Division 3, every person has a lien dependent upon possession of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 503
(a) A lienholder shall apply to the department for the issuance of an authorization to conduct a lien sale pursuant to the provisions of this section
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 504
(a) For vessels with a value determined to be one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500) or less, the department shall promptly furnish the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 505
(a) A registered or legal owner of a vessel may release any interest in the vessel after the lien has arisen. The release shall be dated when signed
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 505.5
(a) Whenever the lien upon any vessel is lost by reason of the loss of possession through trick, fraud, or device, the repossession of the vessel by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 506
No lien sale shall be undertaken pursuant to Section 503 or 504 unless the vessel has been available for inspection at a location easily accessible...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 506.5
Within 10 days after the sale of any vessel pursuant to the provisions of Section 503 or 504, the legal or registered owner may redeem the vessel...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 507
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), at the time a lienholder applies to the department to conduct a sale under Section 504, the lienholder...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 507.5
The proceeds of a vessel lien sale shall be disposed of as follows: (a) The amount necessary to discharge the lien and the actual cost of selling...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 508
A lien provided for in this article for repairs, labor, supplies, or materials for, or for storage or safekeeping of, a vessel may be assigned by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 508.5
All forms required pursuant to this article shall be prescribed by the department. Language used in the notices and declarations shall be simple and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 509
No lien shall attach to any personal property in or on the vessel except that which is carried on the vessel for lifesaving, safety, mooring, and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 510
The sheriff of each county shall give all possible aid and assistance to vessels stranded on its coast, and to the persons on board. He shall exert...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 511
Wrecked property may be kept or reclaimed at the time of the wreck by the owner, consignee, or other person entitled to possession; but if any person
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 512
The sheriff of any county in which any wrecked property is found, when no person entitled to possession appears, shall take possession of it in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 513
If wrecked property is in a perishable state, the sheriff shall apply to the judge of the superior court, upon a verified petition, for an order...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 514
If, within 90 days after wrecked property is found, any person claims the property, or its proceeds, and establishes his or her claim by evidence...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 515
Before making the order, the judge shall require from the claimant a bond to the people to be approved by the judge and filed with the clerk of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 516
If the bond becomes forfeited, the judge of the superior court, upon the application, supported by proof of the person entitled to its benefit shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 517
The rejection by the judge of any claim shall not preclude the claimant from maintaining an action against the officer for the recovery of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 518
If, within 60 days after saving wrecked property, no claimant of the property appears, or, if within 60 days after a claim, the salvage and expenses...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 519
Public notice of every sale of wrecked property under the provisions of this article shall be published by the officer making the sale for at least...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 520
Every sheriff into whose possession any wrecked property comes, shall forthwith cause to be published for at least two weeks in succession, in one or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 521
The expense of publishing notices under the provisions of this article is a charge upon the property or proceeds to which it relates.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 522
(a) Any hulk, derelict, wreck, or parts of any ship, vessel, or other watercraft sunk, beached, or allowed to remain in an unseaworthy or dilapidated
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 523
(a) Any peace officer, as described in Section 663, any employee or officer of the State Lands Commission designated by the State Lands Commission,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 524
(a) Any peace officer, as described in Section 663, may store any vessel removed from private property when the vessel is found on, or attached to,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 525
(a) Except for urgent and immediate concern for the safety of those aboard a vessel, no person shall abandon a vessel upon a public waterway or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 525.5
(a) On or before January 1, 2005, the department shall submit recommendations to the Legislature on strategies to prevent recreational vessels from...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 526
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any wrecked property that is an unseaworthy derelict or hulk, or abandoned property as described in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 527
It is the intent of the Legislature that a sum of not more than one million dollars ($1,000,000) be appropriated from the Harbors and Watercraft...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 530
Sheriffs and all persons employed by them or aiding in the recovery and preservation of wrecked property, are entitled to a reasonable allowance as...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 531
Every officer to whom an order for the delivery of wrecked property or the payment of its proceeds is directed, shall present to the claimant of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 532
If, in any case, the amount of salvage and expenses is not settled by agreement, on the application of the owner or consignee of the property, or the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 533
The fees and expenses of the contest shall be paid by the person upon whose application it was had, and are a charge on the property saved. Each...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 534
Any person, other than the master, mate, or a seaman of a wrecked vessel, who rescues it, or its appurtenances or cargo from danger, is entitled to a
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 570
Any person who keeps any wrecked property, or its proceeds, after the salvage and expenses have been agreed to or adjusted, and the amount paid to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 571
Any person who takes away any goods from any stranded vessel, or any goods cast by the sea upon the land, or found in any bay or creek, or who...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 600
As used in this chapter: (a) "Watercraft" means any boat, ship, barge, craft or floating thing designed for navigation in the water; and (b)...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 605
Where the nonresident has died prior to the commencement of a suit, action or proceeding brought pursuant to this chapter service of process shall be
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 606
Proof of compliance with Section 604 shall be made in the event of service by mail by affidavit of the plaintiff or libelant or by affidavit of his...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 607
The court in which the suit, action or proceeding is pending may order such continuances as may be necessary to afford the defendant or respondent...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 608
In the event of service of process pursuant to this chapter upon a nonresident outside this State, the person so served shall have 60 days from...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 609
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as affecting other methods of service of process upon nonresidents as now provided by existing laws.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 630
The operator of every privately or publicly owned marina or small craft harbor, or facilities in connection therewith, furnishing electrical power to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 650
It is the policy of this state to promote safety for persons and property in and connected with the use and equipment of vessels and to promote...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 650.1
(a) This chapter shall apply to vessels and associated equipment used, to be used, or carried in vessels used on waters subject to the jurisdiction...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 651
As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning: (a) "Alcohol" means any form or derivative of ethyl alcohol...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 651.1
As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires a different meaning, "bather" or "bathing" means a person floating, swimming, wading, or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 651.5
The Department of Motor Vehicles shall provide every person who originally registers, or who acquires the ownership certificate of, a vessel required
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 652
(a) The department may issue regulations: (1) Establishing minimum safety standards for boats and associated equipment. (2) Requiring the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 652.5
(a) The use of a distinctive blue light as prescribed by the department is reserved for law enforcement vessels and may be displayed during the day...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 654
(a) (1) For the purposes of this section, a "muffler" or "muffler system" is a sound suppression device or system that is designed and installed to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 654.03
(a) A person may not manufacture for sale a motorized recreational vessel that is not equipped with a muffler or muffler system, as defined in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 654.05
(a) The owner of a motorized recreational vessel that is numbered pursuant to Section 9850 of the Vehicle Code, or that is documented by an agency of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 654.06
No person shall sell or offer for sale at retail any internal combustion engine for use on any motorized recreational vessel which, when operated,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 654.1
Boating facilities constructed with funds derived from the state shall be required as a condition for the receipt of such funds to provide shoreside...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 654.3
(a) Each diesel powered vessel operating exclusively in California, engaged in the commercial transport of passengers with the capacity to transport...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 654.5
Any person who maliciously throws, hurls, or projects any object by manual, mechanical, or other means at a vessel or any occupant of a vessel on any
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655
(a) No person shall use any vessel or manipulate water skis, an aquaplane, or a similar device in a reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.05
(a) No person shall operate a vessel other than a recreational vessel for 24 hours if the person is found by a peace officer to have an alcohol...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.1
(a) As used in this section, "mechanically propelled vessel" means any vessel actively propelled by machinery, whether or not the machinery is the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.2
(a) Every owner, operator, or person in command of any vessel propelled by machinery is guilty of a misdemeanor who uses it, or permits it to be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.3
The department may adopt regulations to establish and maintain for the use of vessels and the equipment on vessels on the waters of this state rules...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.4
(a) No person shall serve as a crew member on any charter boat while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, any drug, or the combined influence...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.5
(a) Whenever a person convicted of any violation of subdivision (b), (c), (d), (e), or (f) of Section 655 is found by the court to have willfully...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.6
(a) It is an infraction for a person under the age of 21 years who has 0.01 percent or more, by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to operate any
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 655.7
(a) A person operating a personal watercraft equipped by the manufacturer with a lanyard-type engine cutoff switch shall attach the lanyard to his or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 656
(a) It is the duty of the operator of a vessel involved in a collision, accident, or other casualty, so far as the operator can do so without serious
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 656.1
The operator of any vessel involved in an accident in the waters of this state who knows or has reason to know that the accident resulted in damage...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 656.2
In addition to the requirements of Section 656.1, the operator of any vessel involved in an accident in the waters of this state who knows or has...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 656.3
In addition to the requirements of Sections 656.1 and 656.2, the operator of any vessel involved in an accident in the waters of this state who knows
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 656.4
The department is authorized to develop a program of public information and research in the interest of reducing loss of life and property in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 657
In accordance with any request duly made by an authorized official or agency of the United States, any information compiled or otherwise available to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 658
(a) No person shall operate a vessel on any waters for towing a person or persons on water skis, an aquaplane, or a similar device unless there is in
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 658.3
(a) No person shall operate a motorboat, sailboat, or vessel that is 26 feet or less in length, unless every person on board who is 11 years of age...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 658.5
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), no person under 16 years of age shall operate a vessel powered by a motor of greater than 15 horsepower,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 658.7
(a) Failure of the operator of a vessel involved in towing a skier to display or cause to be displayed a ski flag, as described in subdivision (a) of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 659
The department may make rules and regulations for the uniform navigational marking of the waters of this state. Such rules and regulations shall not
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 660
(a) Any ordinance, law, regulation, or rule relating to vessels, which is adopted pursuant to provisions of law other than this chapter by any entity
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 660.2
(a) Upon request of the Director of Fish and Game, or his or her designee, the department shall restrict or prohibit, based on the request,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 661
(a) Every owner of an undocumented vessel numbered under this code is liable and responsible for the death of or injury to person or property...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 662
A copy of the ordinances or local laws adopted pursuant to this chapter, and of any amendments thereto, shall be filed in the office of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 663
Every peace officer of this state or of any city, county, city and county, or other political subdivision of the state shall enforce this chapter and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 663.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a peace officer may, without a warrant, arrest a person who is involved in an accident in the waters of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 663.5
Within the territorial limits of a county, city, or district, a harbor policeman regularly employed and paid as such by the county, city, or district
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 663.6
Every vessel subject to this chapter, if under way and lawfully ordered to stop and lie to by a peace officer or harbor policeman authorized to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 663.7
(a) Each county of the state is entitled to receive state financial aid for boating safety and enforcement programs on waters under its jurisdiction...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 664
(a) When any person is arrested for a violation of this chapter or any regulation adopted by the department pursuant to this chapter or any ordinance
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 665
Any person willfully violating his written promise to appear in court is guilty of a misdemeanor regardless of the disposition of the charge upon...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 666
When a person signs a written promise to appear at the time and place specified in the written promise to appear and has not posted bail as provided...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 667
In addition to any other court which may be a proper place of trial, any superior court location where cases of that type are tried, within 50 miles...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 668
(a) Any person who violates subdivision (c) of Section 652, Section 654, 654.05, 654.06, 655.7, 658.3, 659, 673, 674, or 754, or any regulations...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 668.1
(a) Any person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), or (f) of Section 655, or of Section 655.2, 655.6, 655.7, 658, or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 668.2
The department may grant funds from the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund to local public agencies, nonprofit organizations, and colleges and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 668.3
(a) For the purposes of Section 668.1, the department shall approve boating safety courses that it determines provides the course taker with...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 669
The regulations adopted by the department pursuant to this chapter shall be adopted in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 673
The owner of a boat livery shall cause to be kept a record of the name and address of the person or persons hiring any boat or vessel subject to this
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 674
Neither the owner of a boat livery nor his agent or employees shall permit any vessel to be delivered to a renter unless it shall have been provided,
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 680
This act shall be known as the Anthony Farr and Stacy Beckett Boating Safety Act of 2004, and may be cited as Anthony and Stacy's Law.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 681
(a) It is unlawful to operate a motorized vessel or have the engine of a motorized vessel run idle while an individual is teak surfing, platform...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 682
All state-sponsored boating safety courses and all boating safety courses that require state approval by the Department of Boating and Waterways...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 683
(a) When a new or used motorized vessel is sold in California, the two carbon monoxide poisoning warning stickers developed by the Department of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 684
(a) The Department of Motor Vehicles shall insert the Department of Boating and Waterways' informational brochure and warning stickers about the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 685
The Department of Boating and Waterways pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 85.2 may use funds in the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 700
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Yacht and Ship Brokers Act.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 701
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions shall govern the construction of this article: (a) "Broker" means a person who,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 702
Except as otherwise provided by law, all records of the department relating to yacht brokers and yacht salesmen shall be open to inspection by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 702.5
Any declaration, license, or other record electronically generated or transmitted pursuant to this article shall meet the requirements of a "record"...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 703
(a) The director may, in accordance with the State Civil Service Act (commencing with Section 18500 of the Government Code), select, employ, and fix...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 704
In accordance with the provisions of Section 82 of this code, the commission shall advise the department with respect to all matters relating to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 705
(a) The director may adopt a seal and such other device for use by the department as it may desire, which may be used to authenticate all papers and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 706
The Attorney General shall act as the attorney for the department in all actions and proceedings pursuant to this article and shall render to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 707
(a) The department shall publish or cause to be published on or before July 1st of each year a directory of licensed brokers and salesmen and may...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 708
(a) No person shall engage in the business of, act in the capacity of, advertise as, or assume to act as a broker or salesperson within this state...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 709
No licensed broker or licensed salesman shall practice any fraud or deceit or make any fraudulent or grossly negligent representation with respect to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 710
The definitions of "broker" and "salesperson," as set forth in Section 701, do not include the following: (a) A person who directly performs any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 711
No person engaged in the business or acting in the capacity of a licensed broker or salesman within this state shall bring or maintain any action in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 712
(a) No licensed broker shall employ or compensate, directly or indirectly, any person for performing any of the acts within the scope of this article
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 713
Nothing contained in this article shall preclude a partnership from performing acts for which a broker's license is required, provided every partner...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 714
A licensed broker who accepts funds from others in connection with any transaction subject to this article who does not, as soon as possible, place ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 715
Within one month after the closing of a transaction in which title to a yacht is conveyed from a seller to a purchaser through a licensed broker, the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 716
(a) No broker shall engage in any transaction for which a license is required under this article without first obtaining a signed written...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 717
Application for a license as a broker shall be made on forms prescribed by the department and shall be signed by the applicant. The application shall
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 718
Application for a license as a salesman shall be made on forms prescribed by the department and shall be signed by the applicant and by the employing
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 719
(a) A person shall be deemed qualified to submit an application for a broker's license if, as shown on the department's records, the person meets all
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 720
The department may require proof as it deems advisable concerning the honesty, truthfulness, and good reputation of the applicant for a broker's or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 721
(a) In addition to any proof of honesty, truthfulness, and good reputation required of any applicant for a broker's license, the department shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 722
The license first issued to a broker shall be for a period of one year. Such license may be renewed for periods of two years upon filing of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 723
The license first issued to a salesman shall be for a period of one year. Such license may be renewed for periods of two years. Applicants for...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 724
(a) An application on the form prescribed by the department for the renewal of a broker or salesman license shall be filed with the department prior...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 725
Temporary licenses may be issued to salespersons under the following conditions: (a) The licenses shall be issued for a period not to exceed 60...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 726
(a) A person who fails to renew his license within two years after its expiration may not renew it pursuant to Section 724. Such person may apply...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 727
The department may issue a certificate of convenience to the executor or administrator of the estate of a deceased broker, or if no executor or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 728
(a) Every license issued to a corporation entitles one officer thereof on behalf of the corporation to engage in the business of broker without the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 729
(a) Every license issued to a partnership entitles one partner thereof on behalf of the partnership to engage in the business of yacht broker without
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 729.5
(a) Any limited liability company licensed by the department as a yacht broker on July 1, 2001, in order to continue to be licensed after that date,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 730
(a) Before any broker's license shall be issued or renewed by the department for any applicant, the applicant shall procure, file, and maintain with...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 731
(a) A cash deposit given instead of the bond required by Section 730 shall be held by the department during the life of the license and for a period...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 732
The department may deny an application or temporarily suspend or permanently revoke the license of a broker or a salesperson at any time if the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 733
The department may deny an application or may suspend or revoke the license of a yacht broker or yacht salesperson who, within four years immediately
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 734
(a) The department shall not deny, suspend, or revoke a license granted under this article without a hearing, except the department may suspend a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 735
(a) Every broker shall maintain a definite place of business in this state as his principal office and may establish other branch offices throughout...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 735.1
A licensed broker shall retain, for four years, copies of all listings, deposit receipts, canceled checks, trust records, and other documents...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 735.2
The department shall accept any electronic record or electronic or digital signature created, generated, sent, communicated, received, or stored by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 736
The department shall charge and collect the fees prescribed by this article in accordance with the following schedule: (a) Two hundred dollars...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 737
(a) The proceedings and hearings under this article shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500) of Part 1 of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 738
(a) Each violation of any section or subdivision of any section of this article, excepting Section 709, is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 739
Any person who violates any provision of this article, or any regulation adopted pursuant to this article, is liable for a penalty in an amount not...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 740
Any action taken in the enforcement of this article shall be commenced within three years of the department's discovery of the facts constituting the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 754
(a) Every keeper of a storage facility shall keep a written record of every vessel subject to registration with the Department of Motor Vehicles...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 760
As used in this article, "for-hire vessel" includes any vessel propelled by machinery carrying more than three passengers for hire, except the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 761
No for-hire vessel, while carrying passengers for hire, shall be operated or navigated on the waters of this state except by a person who holds a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 762
An applicant for an operator's license shall submit his written verified application to the department. The application shall be in such form and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 764
Upon application for an operator's license, the department shall require an examination of the applicant. The department shall adopt rules and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 765
The examination may include a test of the applicant's knowledge of safety rules, an actual demonstration of his ability to exercise ordinary and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 766
Upon completion of the examination, the department may, with or without hearing, issue the operator's license or issue it for the partial exercise...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 767
An operator's license issued by the department pursuant to the provisions of this article shall be valid for five years from the date of issuance or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 768
(a) The department may suspend or revoke any license issued pursuant to this article on a finding that the licensee has violated any of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 769
The department shall be responsible for administering the licensing of operators of for-hire vessels and for enforcing the provisions of this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 770
The department may make rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of this article.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 771
It is unlawful and constitutes a misdemeanor for any person to violate, or to fail to comply with, any provision of this article after April 1, 1964.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 772
The authority and power granted to the department in this article shall not be construed to conflict with or diminish in any manner the jurisdiction...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773
The Legislature finds and declares that the charter boat industry operates in the public interest by providing jobs, nutritious food, education,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.1
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Charter Boat Safety Act of 1983.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.2
As used in this article, the following definitions shall apply: (a) "For-hire vessel" means a for-hire vessel as defined in Section 4661 of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.3
No person shall take or offer to take seven or more passengers on a charter boat unless the vessel is licensed by the United States Coast Guard.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.4
(a) No operator or charterer shall prevent any person from complying with, or direct any person to violate, any provision of this article, or direct...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.5
The operator of a charter boat, or the operator's employee or agent, shall require each passenger to don a life preserver under any of the following...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.6
An operator, or the operator's employee or agent, who directs the passengers to the life preservers while announcing that the passengers are required
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.7
The operator, or the operator's employee or agent, of a charter boat, prior to getting underway, shall orient each passenger concerning emergency...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 773.8
(a) A charterer or operator who organizes charter boat trips shall inform each adult passenger as soon as practicable after the passenger contracts...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 774
(a) Every charterer and every charter boat operator shall include in all advertising for any charter trips in the coastal zone, as defined in Section
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 774.1
No operator of a for-hire vessel shall leave or enter Morro Bay after being directed by the harbormaster of the harbor not to do so because of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 774.2
The operation of Section 655, 773.5, 773.7, or 774.1 or subdivision (b) of Section 773.8 shall be suspended if the Coast Guard or other appropriate...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 774.3
(a) Except as provided in Section 774, violation of any provision of this article is a misdemeanor punishable by imprisonment for not more than six...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 774.4
(a) This article does not impose any mandatory duties upon any public entity to monitor sea or weather conditions or to warn or prevent vessels from...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 775
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (1) Marine sanitation devices should be regulated pursuant to uniform...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 775.5
The definitions in this section govern the construction of this chapter: (a) "Vessel terminal" means any private or public shoreside installation...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 776
(a) Every vessel terminal shall, as required by the regional board for the protection of the quality of the waters of this state, be equipped with...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 777
(a) Vessel pumpout facilities for the transfer and disposal of sewage from marine sanitation devices, floating restrooms, and onshore toilets shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 778
The state board shall adopt standards for the location, construction, operation, and maintenance of vessel pumpout facilities.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 779
Every peace officer of the state and of any city, county, or other public agency, all state and local public health officers, and all boating law...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 780
(a) No person shall disconnect, bypass, or operate a marine sanitation device so as to discharge sewage into the waters of this state, unless the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 781
The Attorney General, at the request of the department, the state board, any regional board, or any aggreived person, shall petition the superior...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 782
(a) Excepting laws regulating the discharge of sewage into or upon the navigable waters of any lake, reservoir, or freshwater impoundment of this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 783
Nothing in this chapter precludes the regulation of houseboats, as defined in Section 13901 of the Water Code, under other provisions of law by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 784
Nothing in this chapter is intended to affect the operation of Section 117505 of the Health and Safety Code. The state board and any regional board...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 785
Nothing in this chapter shall prevent the state board from taking any action pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 312 of the Federal Water...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 786
(a) Any loan made pursuant to Section 71.4 or 76.3, and any lease or concession contract entered into pursuant to Section 72, shall be subject to the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 790
The provisions of this Division shall not be construed to apply to the extent to which they are not within the legislative power of this state,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 800
The master of a vessel is appointed by and holds his appointment at the pleasure of the owner.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 801
The master of a vessel shall be always on board when it is entering or leaving a port, harbor, or river unless the vessel is in charge of a mate who...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 802
On entering or leaving a port, harbor, or river, the master of a vessel, the navigation of which is not in charge of a pilot, licensed for that port,
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 803
The master of a vessel may enforce the obedience of the mate and seamen to his lawful commands by confinement and other reasonable corporal...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 804
The master of a vessel may confine any person on board, during a voyage, for wilful disobedience to his lawful commands.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 805
If, during a voyage, the vessel's supplies fail, the master, with the advice of the officers, may compel persons who have private supplies on board...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 806
The master of a vessel shall not abandon it during the voyage, without the advice of the other officers.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 807
The master of a vessel, upon abandoning it, shall carry with him, so far as it is in his power, the money and the most valuable of the goods on...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 808
The master of a vessel, who engages for a common profit on the cargo, shall not trade on his own account, and if he does, he shall account to his...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 809
The master of a vessel shall use great care and diligence in the performance of his duties, and he is responsible for all damage occasioned by his...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 810
The master of a vessel is a general agent for its owner in all matters concerning the vessel.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 811
The master of a vessel has authority to borrow money on the credit of its owner, if it is necessary to enable him to complete the voyage, and if...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 812
During a voyage, the master of a vessel is a general agent for each of the owners of the cargo, and has authority to do whatever they might do for...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 813
The master of a vessel may procure all its necessary repairs and supplies, may engage cargo and passengers for carriage, and, in a foreign port, may...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 814
The master of a vessel may hypothecate the vessel, freightage, and cargo, and sell part of the cargo, in the cases prescribed by the articles on...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 815
When a vessel, whether foreign or domestic, is seriously damaged, or the voyage is otherwise broken up beyond the possibility of pursuing it, the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 816
The master of a vessel may sell the cargo if the voyage is broken up beyond the possibility of pursuing it, and no other vessel can be obtained to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 817
The master of a vessel in case of its capture may engage to pay a ransom for it in money or in part of the cargo, and his engagement will bind the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 818
The power of the master of a vessel to bind its owner, or the owners of the cargo, ceases upon the abandonment of the vessel and freightage to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 819
Unless otherwise expressly agreed, or unless the contracting parties give exclusive credit to the owner, the master of a vessel is personally liable...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 820
The master of a vessel is liable to third persons for the acts or negligence of persons employed in its navigation, whether appointed by him or not,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 821
The owner of a vessel is bound to pay to the owner of the cargo, at the time of arrival of the vessel at the port of the destination, the market...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 830
The general agent for the owners, in respect to the care of a ship and freight, is called the manager. If he is a part owner, he is also called the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 831
Unless otherwise directed, it is the duty of the manager of a vessel to provide for its complete seaworthiness; to take care of it in port; and to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 832
A managing owner is presumed to be without right to compensation for his own services.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 833
A manager may make contracts requisite for the performance of his duties. He may enter into charter parties, make contracts for carriage, settle for
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 834
Without special authority a manager shall not borrow money or give up the lien for freightage, or purchase a cargo, or bind the owners of the vessel...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 860
The mate is the officer next in rank to the master, and in case of the master's disability the mate becomes the master. By so doing he does not lose
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 861
All persons employed in the navigation of a vessel, or upon a voyage, other than the master and mate, are seamen within the provisions of this code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 862
The mate and seamen of a vessel are engaged by the master, and may be discharged by him at any period of the voyage for wilful and persistent...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 863
A mate or seaman is not bound to go to sea in a vessel that is not seaworthy. If there is reasonable doubt of its seaworthiness he may refuse to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 864
A seaman can not by agreement be deprived of his lien upon the vessel, or of any remedy for the recovery of his wages to which he would otherwise...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 865
A seaman can not, by special agreement, impair any of his rights, or add to any of his obligations, as defined by law, unless he fully understands...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 866
Except as otherwise provided by law, the wages of seamen are due when, and so far only as, freightage is earned, unless the loss of freightage is due
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 867
The right of a mate or seaman to wages and provisions begins either from the time he begins work, or from the time specified in the agreement for his
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 868
If a voyage is broken up before departure of the vessel, the seamen shall be paid for the time they have served, and they may retain for their...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 869
When a mate or seaman is wrongfully discharged, or is driven to leave the vessel by the cruelty of the master on the voyage, it is then ended with...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 870
If a vessel is wrecked or lost, a seaman is entitled to his wages up to the time of the loss or wreck, whether freightage has been earned or not, if...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 871
A certificate from the master or chief surviving officer of a vessel, to the effect that a seaman exerted himself to the utmost to save the vessel,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 872
When a mate or seaman is prevented from rendering service by illness or injury, incurred without his fault in the discharge of his duty on the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 873
If a mate or seaman becomes sick or disabled during the voyage, without his fault, the expense of furnishing him with suitable medical advice,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 874
If a mate or seaman dies during the voyage, his personal representatives are entitled to his wages to the time of his death, if he would have been...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 875
A mate or seaman who deserts his vessel without cause, or who is justifiably discharged by the master during the voyage for misconduct, or for a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 876
A mate or seaman may not, under any pretext, ship goods on his own account without permission from the master.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1100
The Legislature finds and declares that it is the policy of the state to ensure the safety of persons, vessels, and property using Monterey Bay and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1101
The Legislature further finds and declares all of the following: (a) The maritime industry is necessary for the continued economic well-being and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1105
This division applies to pilots for Monterey Bay and the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1106
No fine or other penalty authorized by the provisions of this division, nor any revocation or suspension of a pilot license or commission except as...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1107
If any provision of this division or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1110
(a) "Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun" means all the waters of those bays and of the tributaries, ports, and harbors of those bays, and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1111
"Board" means the Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1112
"High seas" includes all the navigable waters of the Pacific Ocean west of the Golden Gate Bridge, and all navigable waters west of the westward...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1113
"Inland pilot" means a person holding an inland pilot license pursuant to Section 1142.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1114
"Pilot" means any of the following: (a) Any person licensed under the authority of this division to pilot vessels other than an inland pilot. ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1114.5
"Pilotage grounds" means all waters extending eastward from the precautionary area surrounding buoy SF to, and including, the Bays of San Francisco,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1115
"Plan" or "pension" or "pension plan" means the San Francisco Pilot Pension Plan established pursuant to Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 1160) of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1116
"Vessel" means all vessels not exempted under provisions of this division.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1117
"Commission investigator" means a person employed by or under contract with the board and assigned to investigate and report on a navigational...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1120
Vessels which use pilotage services, and their tackle, apparel, furniture, and other appurtenances, and their owners, operators, and agents are...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1121
If any pilot, in endeavoring to assist or relieve any vessel in distress, suffers loss or damage to the pilot's vessel, the owner and operator of the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1122
(a) A pilot carried to sea against the pilot's will, or unnecessarily detained on board a vessel when a pilot vessel is in attendance to receive the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1125
(a) Pilots licensed by the board have exclusive authority, to the extent not provided otherwise by federal law, to pilot vessels from the high seas...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1126
(a) Every person who does not hold a license as a pilot or as an inland pilot issued pursuant to this division, and who pilots any vessel into or out
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1127
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that it is the policy of the state to ensure the safety of persons, property, and vessels using the waters of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1128
Any nonself-propelled vessel in tow of a tug within Monterey Bay and the Bay of San Francisco, San Pablo, or Suisun, or between those bays, is exempt
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1130
(a) A majority of all of the pilots licensed by the board shall appoint one pilot to act as port agent to carry out the orders of the board and other
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1131
Pilots shall at all times keep, for their exclusive use, vessels of such description and condition as the board may direct.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1132
Every pilot in charge of a vessel arriving in Monterey Bay and the Bay of San Francisco, San Pablo, or Suisun, shall safely moor the vessel in place...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1133
Every pilot in charge of a vessel leaving the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun shall pilot it from its point of departure to a point...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1134
When a pilot goes aboard a vessel, the pilot becomes a servant of the vessel and its owner and operator. Nothing in this division exempts the vessel
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1136
Every pilot and inland pilot licensed pursuant to this division shall do all of the following: (a) Take an oath of office in the manner prescribed
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1137
(a) The account required pursuant to Section 1136 shall show all of the following: (1) The name of each vessel piloted. (2) The name of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1138
(a) When cruising offshore or standing out to sea, pilots shall go to the vessel nearest to shore or in the most distress, or incur a penalty of one...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1139
(a) Every pilot boarding a vessel shall exhibit his commission or license as pilot when requested by the master of such vessel. (b) The board may...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1140
(a) No person shall hold both a pilot license and an inland pilot license concurrently. (b) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1141
(a) Each pilot license shall be valid for a period of one year and shall be renewed upon application and successful completion of the physical...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1142
(a) Each existing inland pilot license shall be valid for a period of one year and may be renewed upon application and the applicant's passing of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1150
(a) There is in the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency a Board of Pilot Commissioners for the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, and Suisun,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1151
Each member of the board shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident of California. Each member appointed pursuant to paragraphs (1) and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1152
(a) The public members of the board shall receive, as compensation for their services, the amount that the board may, from time to time, determine,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1153
(a) The board shall organize itself by electing a president, and shall provide offices in San Francisco or Alameda County, in which it shall meet...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1154
(a) The board is vested with all functions and duties relating to the administration of this division, except those functions and duties vested in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1155
The president of the board may administer oaths in regard to any matter properly before it and he or she may issue subpoenas for witnesses in like...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1156
(a) The board may appoint, fix the compensation of, and from time to time adjust the compensation of, an executive director who is exempt from the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1156.5
(a) The executive director shall serve at the pleasure of the board and shall be under the direct supervision of the board. The term of office to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1156.6
(a) Whenever suspected safety standard violations concerning pilot hoists, pilot ladders, or the proper rigging of pilot hoists or pilot ladders are...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1157
The board shall keep a written record of all the board's proceedings and acts. (a) The board shall also keep a complete record of each pilot...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1157.1
(a) Except as provided in Section 1157.4, all records of the board relating to the personal information of a pilot, collected pursuant to subdivision
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1157.2
The board shall establish procedures for access to confidential or restricted information from its records to protect the confidentiality of its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1157.3
A member of the board, the executive director, the assistant director, or an employee of the board who willfully discloses confidential information...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1157.4
Upon a request to the board by a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency, the executive director shall make available to the requesting...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1157.5
On or before April 15, 2010, and annually thereafter, the board shall submit to the Secretary of the Senate, the Chief Clerk of the Assembly, and the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1158
The public members, the executive director, the assistant director, and employees of the board shall not engage in an employment, activity, or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1158.1
The executive director shall not, during the term of his or her office, serve as a member of the board, nor as a pilot or inland pilot, nor be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1159
(a) All moneys received by the board pursuant to the provisions of any law shall be accounted for at the close of each month to the Controller in the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1159.1
(a) The vessel shall pay a board operations surcharge, the purpose of which is to fully compensate the board and the Business, Transportation and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1159.1
(a) The vessel shall pay a board operations surcharge, the purpose of which is to fully compensate the board and the Business, Transportation and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1159.4
(a) The Bureau of State Audits by January 1, 2010, shall complete a comprehensive performance audit of the Board of Pilot Commissioners, and by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1159.5
The Business, Transportation and Housing Agency shall provide comments and recommendations, if any, to the board and the Legislature based on the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1160
There is hereby established a San Francisco Bar Pilot Pension Plan which is continued in existence as the San Francisco Pilot Pension Plan.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1161
All amounts generated by the pension plan shall be used solely to pay pensions to retired pilots and inland pilots, disabled pilots and inland...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1162
(a) The pension plan shall be administered and all benefit payments shall be made by one or more fiduciary agents selected by the board. Except for...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1163
(a) (1) (A) Each retired pilot and inland pilot, who has completed 25 full years of service as a pilot or inland pilot, or both, shall receive, as a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1164
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), a pilot shall be eligible for the pension provided in Section 1163 if the pilot meets all of the following
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1165
(a) In addition to, and concurrently with, the basic pilotage rate described in Section 1190, a charge shall be levied for pilotage services at a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1166
(a) The benefits actually paid out each month by the fiduciary agent or agents designated by the board to all retired and disabled pilots and inland...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1167
(a) The board shall review the benefits received by retired or disabled pilots and inland pilots and their surviving spouses every three years or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1168
The board may review the pension plan and make any recommendations it deems necessary for changes in the plan. Monthly pensions shall not be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1170
The board shall appoint and license the number of pilots which is sufficient to carry out the purposes of this division.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1170.1
In determining the number of pilots needed, pursuant to Section 1170, the board shall take into consideration the findings and declarations in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1170.2
Before changing the number of pilots which may be licensed pursuant to this division, the board shall conduct a hearing pursuant to Article 9...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1170.3
(a) The board shall adopt, by regulation, a pilot's conflict-of-interest code, which shall include, but need not be limited to, a provision...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1171
(a) The board shall have the sole authority to determine the qualifications for obtaining a license as a pilot or inland pilot pursuant to this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1171.5
(a) The board shall adopt, by regulation, licensing standards that equal or exceed standards for obtaining federal endorsements and that conform with
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1172
Pilots licensed by the board shall be carefully examined as to their qualifications. A license as a pilot shall be granted for a term of 12 months.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1173
An application for a pilot's license shall be made in writing to the board, stating such information as the board by rule and regulation may require.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1174
A pilot's license shall be issued in the name of the State of California and contain a designation of the waters for which it is intended. The...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1175
No person shall be licensed as a pilot unless all of the following requirements are met: (a) The person can meet the qualifications set by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1176
(a) The board shall appoint a physician or physicians who are qualified to determine the suitability of a person to perform his or her duties as a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1177
(a) All pilots licensed pursuant to this division shall have and maintain proper federal endorsements allowing them to pilot on the high seas and on...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1178
Persons applying for an original license shall not receive a license unless they have proper federal endorsements allowing them to pilot on the high...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1179
Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, any shipping company which regularly employed its employees, or expressed its intent to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1180
When, in the opinion of the board, there is reasonable cause to believe that the public interest requires that a pilot or inland pilot be summarily...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1180.3
(a) The board shall establish an incident review committee, which shall be composed of one public member of the board and the executive director. ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1180.6
(a) The board, after full consideration of the evidence, report, and recommendations presented by the incident review committee relating to an...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1181
The license of a pilot or inland pilot may be revoked or suspended before its expiration only for reasons of misconduct, which shall include, but not
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1182
If, after a hearing, the board finds that the pilot or inland pilot is guilty of misconduct sufficient for deprivation of the license, the board...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1183
Upon notification of nonrenewal of the license, a pilot or inland pilot is entitled to a trial and hearing in the same manner that other charges and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1184
The board shall formally review the executive director with respect to the performance of his or her duties pursuant to this article at least once...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1190
(a) Every vessel spoken inward or outward bound shall pay the following rate of bar pilotage through the Golden Gate and into or out of the Bays of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1190.1
Every vessel that uses a pilot under this division while navigating the waters of Monterey Bay shall pay the rate provided by subdivisions (a) and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1191
(a) The board, pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 1200), shall recommend that the Legislature, by statute, adopt a schedule of pilotage...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1192
If a vessel that is subject to the payment of pilotage enters any port of Monterey Bay and the Bays of San Francisco, San Pablo, or Suisun solely by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1195
(a) In addition to other fees for pilotage, there shall be a surcharge in an amount established by the board for each movement of a vessel using...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1195.1
(a) The moneys charged and collected each month from the pilot trainee surcharge pursuant to Section 1195 shall be paid to the Board of Pilot...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1195.3
Expenses of the pilot trainee program shall include all costs incurred by the board in the operation and administration of the pilot trainee training
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1196
(a) In addition to other fees for pilotage, there shall be a surcharge in an amount established by the board for each movement of a vessel using...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1196.1
(a) The moneys charged and collected each month from the pilot and inland pilot continuing education surcharge pursuant to Section 1196 shall be paid
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1196.3
Pilot and inland pilot continuing education expenses shall include all costs incurred by the board in the operation and administration of the pilot...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1198
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), the rates and charges for pilotage services shall not include the cost of primary marine insurance...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1200
The board shall, from time to time, review pilotage expenses and establish guidelines for the evaluation and application of these expenses regarding...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1201
Any party directly affected by pilotage rates established under this chapter may petition the board for a public hearing on any of the matters set...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1201.5
(a) The board shall not receive written evidence at a public hearing held for the purpose of considering pilotage rates unless 10 or more copies of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1202
Public hearings for the purpose of investigating pilotage rates shall be conducted in accordance with the Bagley-Keene Open Meeting Act (Article 9...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1203
In preparing recommendations to the Legislature with relationship to pilotage rates, the board may require an independent audit or audits by a public
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1690
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The state has a compelling interest in the success of her ports and harbors because...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1691
The definitions in this article govern the construction of this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1692
"Authority" means a joint powers entity or nonprofit public benefit corporation created in accordance with Section 1700.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1693
"Bonds" means bonds, notes, bond anticipation notes, commercial paper, or other evidences of indebtedness or lease, installment sale, or other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1694
"Harbor agency" means any state or local agency, city, county, city and county, harbor district, port district, harbor improvement district, river...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1695
"Infrastructure fund" means a port or harbor infrastructure fund established by an authority pursuant to Section 1700.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1696
"Joint powers laws" means Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 6500) of Division 7 of Title 1 of the Government Code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1697
"Member" means any harbor agency that is party to an agreement establishing an authority pursuant to Section 1700.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1698
(a) "Port or harbor infrastructure" means any of the following, if its primary or predominant use is of direct benefit to the port or harbor: (1)...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1700
(a) Any two or more harbor agencies may, pursuant to the joint powers law, establish an authority, separate from the parties to the agreement, for...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1701
An authority established pursuant to Section 1700 shall deposit into an infrastructure fund established by the authority all of the following: (a)
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1702
An authority may establish one or more subaccounts within the infrastructure fund, and may treat each subaccount as separate and distinct. Money in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1703
Subject to the terms and conditions determined by an authority that establishes an infrastructure fund, including, but not limited to, any terms and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1704
In addition to any purpose authorized under the joint powers law for which bonds may be issued, an authority may issue bonds in the manner set forth...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1705
Exclusively for purposes of securing the financing of port or harbor infrastructure, any harbor agency may borrow funds from, or otherwise secure...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1706
(a) Before any public funds are allocated pursuant to this part for a privately owned port or harbor infrastructure, as specified in subdivision (b)...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1720
Any public agency with authority to approve or deny port projects that result in the filling of subtidal habitats within the ocean ports of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 1760
(a) For purposes of this section, "council" means the California Marine and Intermodal Transportation System Advisory Council, a regional subunit of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3900
This part may be cited as the Harbor Development Bond Law of 1958.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3901
As used in this chapter the following words shall have the following meanings: (a) "Committee" means the Harbor Improvement Bond Committee. (b)
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3902
The following funds are created in the State Treasury for the purposes of this part: (a) Harbor Bond Sinking Fund. (b) Fifth San Francisco...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3903
There is in the State Government the Harbor Improvement Bond Committee. The committee shall consist of the State Controller, the State Treasurer,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3904
The members of the committee shall not receive additional compensation for their services under this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3905
For the purpose of creating funds to provide for the construction, improvement and development of harbors in this State as provided in this part, the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3906
After adoption of any resolution by the committee, provided for in Section 3907, the State Treasurer shall arrange for the preparation of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3907
Whenever the authority pursuant to Section 3940 or the commission pursuant to Section 3950 determines by resolution that a bond issue under this part
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3908
The aggregate par value of all bonds issued under this part at the instance of the authority shall not exceed fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3909
All bonds issued under this part shall bear the facsimile signature of the Governor and the facsimile countersignature of the Controller and shall be
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3910
All bonds herein authorized, which shall have been duly sold and delivered as herein provided, shall constitute valid and legally binding general...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3911
In determining the dates of maturity of the bonds, and the amount thereof to mature at each date of maturity, the committee shall be guided, so far...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3912
The rate of interest to be borne by the bonds need not be uniform for all bonds of the same issue, series or division and shall be the rate or rates...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3913
Both principal of and interest on the bonds shall be payable in lawful money of the United States, at the Office of the State Treasurer, or at the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3914
Each bond shall contain a reference to this part and if subject to call or redemption prior to maturity, a recital to that effect.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3915
The bonds authorized to be issued under this part shall be sold by the State Treasurer to the highest bidder for cash, either at public auction or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3916
Due notice of the time and place of sale of all bonds shall be given by the State Treasurer by publication in one newspaper published in the City and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3916.5
The sum of seventy-five thousand dollars ($75,000) is hereby appropriated out of the General Fund to be used as a revolving fund to pay the expenses...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3917
The committee may provide for the issuance, sale or exchange of refunding bonds out of the bonds issued under this part for the purpose of redeeming...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3918
For the payment of the principal and interest of the bonds the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund shall consist of the following: (a) Payments from any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3918.5
(a) A separate account shall be established in the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund, in which shall be deposited all money paid into such fund from the San...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3919
The State Treasurer shall on Controller's warrants duly drawn for that purpose, invest the moneys in the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund in the purchase of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3919.3
The authority is authorized with the approval of the Department of Finance, to invest any surplus moneys in the Fifth San Francisco Seawall Fund in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3920
Whenever the committee deems that it will increase the salability or the price of the bonds to obtain, prior to or after sale, a legal opinion, other
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3921
The State Treasurer directly or through a state fiscal agent, or agents, shall, on the respective dates of maturity of all bonds, or on the date...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3922
Upon the payment of any such bond or coupon, the State Treasurer, or such state fiscal agent, or agents, shall perforate the same with a suitable...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3923
The State Treasurer, or such state fiscal agent, or agents, with the approval of the State Treasurer, may destroy or cremate any or all bonds and any
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3924
It shall be the duty of the State Treasurer to pay the interest of said bonds, when the same falls due, out of the moneys provided for in this part,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3925
All bonds issued under this part and sold shall be deemed to have been called in at their respective dates of maturity and the State Treasurer shall,
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3926
Whenever the committee shall determine that any bonds then outstanding, and which by their terms are subject to redemption prior to maturity, should...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3927
The State Controller and the State Treasurer shall keep full and particular account and record of all their proceedings under this part, and they...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3928
All money remaining in the account of the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund, established pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 3918.5, after the principal of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3940
Whenever the authority determines by resolution that it is necessary or desirable to obtain funds through the sale of bonds as provided for in this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3941
The authority may make improvements or purchases specified in Section 3940 and expend from the Fifth San Francisco Seawall Fund, in the manner...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3942
The authority shall make payments from the San Francisco Harbor Improvement Fund to the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund as required under Section 3918.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3950
Whenever the commission determines by resolution that it is necessary or desirable to obtain funds through the sale of bonds as provided for in this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3951
The commission may expend from the Small Craft Harbor Bond Fund in the manner authorized by law any and all funds therein derived from the sale of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3952
All money received by the commission in repayment of the principal and interest of any loan made from funds secured under this part shall be paid...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3953
The commission shall make payments from the Small Craft Harbor Improvement Fund to the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund as required under Section 3918.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 3980
Local, regional, and statewide agencies responsible for emergency preparation and response activities shall work with all harbor agencies, as defined
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4000
The board of supervisors of any county may, upon approval of the Public Utilities Commission, grant authority to any person to construct a wharf,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4001
The board of supervisors of each county may upon approval of the Department of Finance through the Chief of the Division of State Lands, grant...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4002
Application for such authority is made by publishing notice as required in the next section, and by filing a petition in writing, containing: (a)...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4003
Each applicant shall publish a notice in at least one newspaper in each county which the wharf or chute touches, and in which it is located or which...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4004
When any lands sought to be appropriated and used for a wharf or chute are not owned by the applicant or if a right of way and use has not been...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4005
If the owner of the land is a nonresident of the county the sheriff may make service by leaving a copy of the notice of application with the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4006
On the day named in the notice, or to which the hearing is adjourned, the board shall hear proof of the publication and service of notice. If the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4007
The grant conveys to the grantee or applicant the right of way and all necessary use, for the purposes of the wharf or chute, of any of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4008
The grant carries with it the right to have unencumbered and unobstructed the land and water on each side of the wharf or chute from high-water mark...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4009
After authority to construct a wharf or chute has been granted, until the grantee has procured from the owner the right-of-way and other necessary...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4010
The wharf or chute shall not be of a greater width than seventy-five feet, and it may extend to navigable water. A wharf constructed upon any of the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4011
The orders granting authority, and agreements, contracts, deeds, and decrees of courts granting the right of way and other use of lands, shall be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4012
The board shall annually fix the rate of tolls or wharfage for the use of the wharf or chute, to produce an income of not less than fifteen nor more...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4013
When the wharf or chute is completed and the tolls or wharfage fixed, the owner is entitled to a license to take tolls for the term of one year. The
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4014
An owner or keeper of a wharf or chute who takes toll or wharfage for its use forfeits the sum of twenty-five dollars, and is liable for all damage...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4015
Authority shall not be granted under this chapter which will interfere with vested rights, or interfere with or infringe grants made by State...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4016
The lands of the State situated in the city of San Francisco, and those otherwise disposed of or situated within the limits of any incorporated town...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4017
A board of supervisors of a county may grant any railroad corporation authority to construct a wharf on or in front of any lands owned by it...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4040
In any county of this State in which there exists any harbor, bay, inlet, or other arm of the sea, the board of supervisors, upon receiving a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4041
The harbor commission shall consist of five members, each of whom, at the time of his appointment, is and has been for two years a bona fide...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4042
(a) Each commissioner shall, within 20 days after receiving notice of appointment, qualify by taking and subscribing the constitutional oath of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4043
Each member of the commission shall receive five dollars for each day actually and necessarily spent in the discharge of his duties under this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4044
When a harbor commission appointed under the provisions of this chapter ceases to exist another harbor commission may thereafter be created by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4045
If, after a careful survey, investigation and examination, the commission reports to the board of supervisors that the improvement, development or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4046
When any improvement, development or protection of a bay, inlet, or other arm of the sea, commenced under this chapter is accomplished, and if the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4047
The commission may, with the approval of the board of supervisors, appoint and fix the compensation of a clerk, and his necessary office assistants,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4048
Whenever the commission ceases to exist, it shall make a final report to the board and file all books, records and papers appurtenant to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4049
This chapter does not apply to any harbor, bay, inlet, or other arm of the sea, or any portion thereof, maintained or operated by the State or any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4060
With all diligence, the commission shall: (a) Proceed to cause proper surveys to be made of any harbor intended to be improved, developed or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4061
If the commission, after a careful survey, investigation and examination, finds and reports to the board that the improvement, development or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4062
The board shall then fix a date for hearing the report which is not more than thirty nor less than twenty days after the filing, and it shall cause...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4063
If the plans and specifications and report are finally approved by the board, it shall adopt a resolution to that effect. The resolution shall set...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4064
The board shall without delay call an election to determine whether the bonds of the county shall be issued and sold in the amount estimated by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4065
The election shall be conducted, and the bonds issued and sold and paid for, pursuant to the law concerning the issuance, sale and payment of county...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4066
Every election held for the purpose of submitting the question of the issuance and sale of bonds, authorized by this chapter, shall be a special...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4067
For the holding of the special election the board may form bond election precincts by adopting the precincts established for general election...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4068
It is sufficient to set forth the purpose for which the bonds are to be issued and sold, to state that they are for the improvement, development or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4080
Whenever funds necessary for any improvement, development, or protection for which bonds have been voted, are in the county treasury, the commission...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4081
The improvement, development, or protection of any harbor, and all work, labor, or service employed therein, shall be under the control and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4086
The board may at any time require from the commissioners a report of the progress of any work and of the condition of the harbor being improved,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4100
All bonds sold for any purpose contemplated by this chapter shall be sold for not less than their par value and accrued interest. The proceeds...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4101
Prior to the voting of bonds, the board may in all work under this chapter, incur, permit to accrue, audit, approve and pay any demand, debt or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4102
Upon a showing of necessity by the commission, the board may, by a four-fifths vote, permit the expenditure of an additional five thousand dollars. ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4103
All money shall be paid out of the general fund of the county until there is money in the harbor fund sufficient to reimburse the general fund of the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4104
The board, on recommendation of the commission, may use any and all moneys in the harbor fund in conjunction with the State or Federal Government, in
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4105
The commission shall, once in each six months, make out and verify under oath, and file with the board, a detailed statement of its proceedings,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4120
Whenever the improvement, development or protection of any such harbor, bay, inlet or other arm of the sea is completed and the commission created...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4121
The board of supervisors in which the control and management of any harbor, bay, inlet or other arm of the sea is vested, as provided in this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4122
The board of supervisors of any county in which the control and management of any harbor, bay, inlet or other arm of the sea has vested, as provided...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4130
"Harbor," as used in this article, includes any bay, inlet, or other arm of the sea in which the tides of the Pacific Ocean ebb and flow, except such
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4131
Any county may improve, develop, protect, and maintain one or more or all of the harbors within its boundaries, upon the conditions, in accordance...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4132
Upon receiving a petition signed by persons who are both freeholders and electors in the county, equal in number to at least 15 per cent of the vote...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4133
With all diligence, the harbor commission shall proceed with surveys of the harbor or harbors intended to be improved, developed, or protected, the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4134
Upon receiving the report and recommendations of the Harbor Commission, the board of supervisors shall consider and determine the feasibility of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4135
For such a purpose, the county may incur a bonded indebtedness, upon the conditions, in the manner and in accordance with the procedure prescribed by
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4136
Any tax for such a purpose may be levied only if a proposal therefor (specifying the purpose, the rate of tax, and the number of years for which the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4137
The work of improving, developing, or protecting the harbor, whether the moneys therefor are the proceeds of the sale of bonds of the county or of a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4138
When the improvement, development, or protection of a particular harbor is completed, and the board of supervisors so find and determine, the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4139
In managing and controlling a harbor, the board of supervisors has authority, upon such terms and conditions as the board shall prescribe, to grant...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4140
In any year a tax may be levied for the maintenance of the harbor or harbors in the county at a rate calculated to raise a sum of money equal to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4150
The board of supervisors of each county may, when public convenience for the purpose of commerce requires it, cause to be located and opened a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4151
In order to locate and open a towpath, the same proceedings shall be taken as are required by law to be taken in the respective counties of this...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4152
The owner of any land over which a towpath is located and opened shall not be deprived of the water frontage. He has the free use and enjoyment of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4153
It is not necessary to construct or maintain fences on either side of any towpath, but the board of supervisors may make all necessary regulations...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 4160
The board of supervisors of any county in which there is a port of entry or harbor, for which there is not otherwise provided quarantine regulations,
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5800
"Harbor," as used in this part, includes any bay, harbor, inlet or other arm of the sea in which the tides of the Pacific Ocean ebb and flow, or any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5801
"Harbor commission," as used in this part, includes any commission, board or officer in which the improvement, development, protection, maintenance,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5802
"District," as used in this part, refers to a district formed pursuant to this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5820
Any portion of a county in this state, the exterior boundaries of which include a bay, harbor, inlet, or navigable water of the Pacific Ocean, may be
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5821
Whenever fifty or more persons in any county of this State, the exterior boundaries of which include a harbor, desire to form a district within the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5822
The petition shall show: (a) The name of the proposed district. (b) The official name or name by which the harbor is commonly known. (c)...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5823
The petition shall contain a request that the territory included within the boundaries be formed into a harbor district for the purpose of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5824
Each signer of the petition shall be a registered voter, resident, and freeholder within the proposed district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5825
The petition shall be published for at least two weeks preceding the hearing in a newspaper of general circulation printed in the county, together...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5830
At the time and place specified in the notice the board of supervisors shall consider the petition and may continue the hearing from time to time not
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5831
A certificate issued by the assessor of the county and filed in the proceedings, which states that the name of any signer of the petition appears...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5832
At the hearing, the board of supervisors may change the exterior boundaries of the proposed district, as set forth in the petition, by excluding...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5833
The board of supervisors may also change the exterior boundaries of the proposed district, as set forth in the petition by adding to the proposed...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5834
Land may not be added to the proposed district until notice is served upon the owner of the lands proposed to be added. The notice may be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5835
The board of supervisors shall investigate and determine: (a) If the improvement or development work generally described in the petition is...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5836
If it appears, and the board of supervisors finds that it is necessary, in order to make a sufficient and adequate examination, to continue the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5837
If the improvement, development, protection, maintenance, management or control of a harbor or any part thereof, proposed to be imporved or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5838
Neither the board of supervisors or the harbor commission, if one exists, is bound by the improvement or development work described in the petition,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5839
Upon final hearing, the board of supervisors shall have a finding of facts entered upon the minutes of the meeting if it appears that: (a) The...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5840
The finding of facts required to be made by the board of supervisors shall set forth: (a) The name of the proposed district, as set forth in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5841
The findings are conclusive evidence of the existence of every fact found by the board of supervisors and of the due signing and publication of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5859
The board of supervisors shall make and have entered in the minutes an order finally determining the exterior boundaries of the district, the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5860
The board shall pass a resolution calling an election for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters the proposition of the formation of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5861
This resolution of the board of supervisors shall: (a) Fix the date of the election which shall be not less than 130 days after the date of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5862
The resolution shall also prescribe the manner of voting for or against the incurring of the indebtedness and for or against the formation of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5863
The resolution shall invite the qualified voters residing in the proposed district to vote upon the proposition by marking on the ballot opposite the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5864
The ballot to be used at the election shall be substantially in the following form: HARBOR DISTRICT OFFICIAL BALLOT Instructions to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5865
The resolution calling the election shall be published pursuant to Section 6061 of the Government Code. The passage of the resolution and its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5866
On the day of the election the polls at each of the polling places designated by the board of supervisors shall be opened at the hour of seven...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5867
When the polls are closed, the board of election in each precinct shall close the polls in accordance with the election laws of the state governing...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5868
The board of supervisors at its first regular meeting after the date of the election shall canvass the returns of the election, and shall have...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5869
If from the canvass it appears and the board of supervisors finds that a majority of the votes were not cast for the proposed district and the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5870
If it appears and the board of supervisors finds that more than a majority of the votes cast at the election were cast for the district and the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5871
The clerk of the board of supervisors shall thereupon immediately make up and certify a copy of these minutes and order and transmit them to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5872
The Secretary of State shall file the certificate in his or her office, and within five days thereafter shall execute under the great seal of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5873
The clerk of the board of supervisors shall file the certificate in his or her office and upon the filing of the certificate of the Secretary of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5874
An action or proceeding shall not be maintained or prosecuted in any court whatever to test or to invalidate the formation of the district or the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5880
The board of supervisors shall pass a resolution providing for the issuance and sale of bonds to represent the principal of the indebtedness...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5881
All bonds issued under this part shall be payable substantially in the following manner: A part to be determined by the board of supervisors,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5882
The board of supervisors of the county may determine the denomination of the bonds, except that no one bond shall be of a denomination less than one...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5883
The bonds shall be signed by the chairman of the board of supervisors, and the treasurer, and countersigned by the auditor of the county. The...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5884
Bonds may be issued and sold by the board of supervisors of the county for not less than their par value and accrued interest at the date of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5890
Bonds issued are obligations of the district and the board of supervisors of the county shall, at the time of fixing the general tax levy and in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5891
The taxes shall: (a) Be levied upon all of the property within the district taxable for county purposes. (b) Be in addition to all other taxes...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5892
The board of supervisors may at the same time and in the same manner levy upon all of the property in the district a tax sufficient to pay the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5893
In no event shall the district levy a tax in excess of twenty cents ($0. 20) for each one hundred dollars ($100) of assessed valuation within the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900
Whenever any district is formed pursuant to this part and its control is vested in the board of supervisors of the county in which the district is...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.1
The board may sue and be sued in the name of the district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.2
The board may adopt a seal and alter it at pleasure.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.3
The board may take by grant, purchase, gift, devise, lease and dispose of real and personal property of every kind within or without the district...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.4
The board may exercise the right of eminent domain to take any property necessary or convenient to the exercise of the powers conferred by this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.5
The board may borrow money and incur indebtedness and issue bonds or other evidence of the indebtedness in the manner, and to the extent, deemed...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.6
When any improvement or development work done under the authority of the board is completed, the maintenance, management, and control of the work...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.7
If any portion of the harbor is situated within the boundaries of any incorporated city, the board of supervisors may enter into arrangements or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.8
The board shall exercise general supervision over the harbor and may adopt general rules and regulations for the government thereof, which in its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.9
The board may provide by ordinance for the regulation of anchorages, wharfages and dockage of vessels within the harbor and it may establish and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.10
Every person who violates the provisions of any ordinance enacted by the board of supervisors pursuant to this part, is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5900.11
A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5901
The governing body of a city within which a portion of the harbor is situated may establish by ordinance any regulations which are proper in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5902
The board of supervisors may by ordinance provide for the appointment of a harbor commission consisting of seven persons, and shall by ordinance...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5903
If the purposes for which the bonds were voted are being or shall be carried out by cooperation or agreement between the United States of America or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5904
(a) The district may, in any year, levy assessments, reassessments, or special taxes and issue bonds to finance waterway construction projects and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5905
All claims for money or damages against the district are governed by Part 3 (commencing with Section 900) and Part 4 (commencing with Section 940) of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5910
Any harbor improvement district organized and existing pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 5800) of Division 8 may improve, develop, protect,
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5911
The board of supervisors of any county in which the district is situated may direct the harbor commission, appointed pursuant to Section 5902 of this
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5912
Upon receiving the report and recommendation of the harbor commission, the board shall fix a date for hearing on the report to consider and determine
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5913
The hearing, investigation, determination and findings of the board of supervisors shall be conducted and made in accordance with the provisions of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5914
Upon final hearing, if the board finds that the harbor or harbors can be improved, developed and protected as generally described in the report and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5915
For the purpose of financing the improvement, development, protection and maintenance of such additional harbor or harbors, the board may issue...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5940
Any harbor improvement district organized and existing pursuant to this part may purchase, lease or obtain by gift lands for public beaches located...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5941
The board of supervisors of any county in which a district is situated may direct the harbor commission, appointed pursuant to Section 5902, to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5942
Upon receiving the report and recommendation of the harbor commission, the board shall fix a date for hearing on the report to consider and determine
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5943
The hearing, investigation, determination and findings of the board of supervisors shall be conducted and made in accordance with the provisions of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5944
Upon final hearing, if the board finds that the lands considered in the commission's report can be acquired, improved or maintained as generally...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5945
For the purpose of financing the acquisition, improvement or maintenance of such lands as is authorized herein, the board may issue bonds, borrow...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5950
The board of supervisors may manage the business of the district and promote the commercial interest of the harbor by advertisement of its advantages
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5950.1
The term "inland parks and recreation areas," as used in this chapter, includes, but is not limited to, open-space land, as defined by the provisions
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5950.5
The board of supervisors of any harbor improvement district organized and existing pursuant to Part 2 (commencing with Section 5800) may authorize...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5951
If the district is authorized to acquire, develop, operate, and maintain inland parks and recreation areas, the board of supervisors shall, by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5952
If the district is authorized to acquire, develop, operate, and maintain inland parks and recreation areas, at least 75 percent of its annual...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5953
For the purpose of determining the annual expenditures required by Section 5952, only such expenditures for land, structures, and improvements as are
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5954
In acquiring, developing, operating, or maintaining inland parks and recreaton areas, the district shall follow and comply with, as nearly as...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5955
Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 5940 to 5954, inclusive, the district may acquire, develop, operate, or maintain public beaches or inland...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 5956
The district may purchase, collect, trade, exchange, or otherwise acquire exhibition or study material necessary or proper for the use of museums or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6000
"Harbor," as used in this part, includes any bay, harbor, inlet, river, channel, slough, or arm of the sea, in which the tides of the Pacific Ocean...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6001
"Board," as used in this part, means the commission or board having the management or control of the improvements, development, protection and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6002
"District," as used in this part, refers to a district formed pursuant to this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6010
A county or portion of a county or city or portion of a city or more than one city with or without a portion of the unincorporated territory of a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6011
Whenever fifty or more persons in any area which may be formed into a district pursuant to this part, desire the formation of a district for the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6012
The petition shall contain: (a) The name of the proposed district. (b) The official name or names by which the harbor is commonly known. (c)
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6013
Each signer of the petition shall be a registered voter, resident and freeholder within the proposed district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6014
The petition shall be published for a least two weeks preceding the hearing thereon in a newspaper of general circulation printed in the proposed...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6020
At the time and place specified in the notice, the board of supervisors shall consider the petition and may continue the hearing from time to time,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6021
At the hearing, the board of supervisors may change the exterior boundaries of the proposed district, as set forth in the petition, by excluding...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6022
Land may not be added to or included in the proposed district until notice is served upon the owner of the lands affected. The notice may be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6023
The board of supervisors shall investigate and determine whether or not the improvement and development work generally described in the petition is...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6024
Upon the completion of the hearing, the board of supervisors shall have a finding of facts entered upon the minutes if it appears that: (a) The...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6025
The findings of fact required to be made by the board of supervisors shall set forth: (a) The name of the proposed district as set forth in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6026
The findings are conclusive evidence of the existence of every fact so found by the board of supervisors and of the due signing and publication of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6030
The board of supervisors shall have entered in its minutes an order finally determining and establishing the exterior boundaries of the proposed...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6031
The board of supervisors, by resolution, shall fix the date of the election, which shall not be less than 130 days from the date of its passage and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6032
The board of supervisors for the first election in the proposed district and the board at any subsequent election in the district, shall appoint a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6033
The resolution shall also prescribe the manner of voting for or against the formation of the district, and in all particulars not recited in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6034
The resolution shall invite the qualified voters residing in the district to vote upon the propositions of its formation and the election of a board.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6035
The ballot to be used at the election shall be substantially in the following form: (Name) Harbor District Official Ballot Instructions to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6036
The official ballot at the first election in the proposed district shall provide voting squares after the words "For the harbor district" and after...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6037
The resolution calling the first election and the resolution of the board calling any subsequent election shall be published pursuant to Section 6066
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6037.1
Within five days after the district formation election has been called, the legislative body which has called the election shall transmit, by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6037.2
The board of supervisors or any member or members of the board authorized by the board, or any individual voter or bona fide association of citizens...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6037.3
If more than one argument for or more than one argument against the proposed district formation is filed with the election officials within the time...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6037.4
(a) The elections officials in charge of conducting the election shall cause a ballot pamphlet concerning the district formation proposition to be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6038
On the day of any election held pursuant to this part, the polls at each of the polling places designated, shall be opened and closed as provided in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6039
When the polls are closed, the board of election in every precinct at the election to be held for the formation of the district, shall close the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6040
The board of supervisors at its first regular meeting after the date of the election for the formation of the district shall canvass all of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6041
If from the canvass it appears and the board of supervisors finds that a majority of the votes were cast in favor of the formation of the district,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6042
The clerk of the board of supervisors shall thereupon make up and certify a copy of the minutes and order and transmit them to the Secretary of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6043
The Secretary of State shall file the certificate in his office and within five days thereafter execute under the great seal of the State and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6044
The clerk of the board of supervisors shall file the certificate in his or her office and from the filing of the certificate of the Secretary of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6045
An action or proceeding shall not be thereafter maintained or prosecuted in any court whatever to test or to invalidate the formation of the district
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6050
Each district formed pursuant to this part shall be governed by a board of five harbor commissioners, who shall hold office for the term of four...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6051
The first board shall be elected at the election for the formation of the district, and the two candidates for commissioner receiving the highest...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6052
There shall be an election for harbor commissioners within each district on the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November of each...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6053
A candidate for harbor commissioner shall be a registered voter of the proposed or existing district, and shall qualify for election by securing a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6054
Any qualified voter in the proposed or existing district may sign as many nomination papers as there are commissioners to be elected. At the first
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6054.1
If on the 60th day prior to a general district election only one person has been nominated for each of the offices to be filled at that election or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6054.2
If, pursuant to Section 6054.1, no election is held, the board of supervisors of the county in which the district is situated shall appoint those...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6054.3
Where the office of a commissioner becomes vacant during his term the vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term by appointment by
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6055
The commissioners elected at the first election shall, within 10 days from the date of the canvass of the returns of the election, enter upon the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6056
Each commissioner upon taking the oath of office, and for each term, shall file with the county elections official of the county in which the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6060
The commissioners shall serve without salary until the yearly gross income of the district, exclusive of taxes levied by the district, exceeds twenty
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6061
The board shall fix the compensation or salary of all subordinate officers or employees of the district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6062
The board shall provide for a yearly audit of its books by a certified public accountant or a public accountant and compile a statement of its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6063
The board shall hold at least one meeting a month, at such time as is fixed by ordinance of the board. The meeting shall be held within the district
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6064
A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6070
Except as otherwise provided in Section 660, the board may pass all necessary ordinances for the regulation of the district, including, but not...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6070.2
Before any ordinance may be adopted, the violation of which shall be a misdemeanor, a notice shall be published once in a newspaper of general...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6070.4
Every person who violates any of the provisions of a district ordinance adopted pursuant to Sections 6070 and 6070.2 is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6070.6
The district's manager, harbormaster or wharfinger, or any duly authorized representative of one of these persons, shall have the power to issue...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6071
It may employ engineers, attorneys and any other officers and employees necessary in the work of the district. It shall appoint a treasurer, who...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6072
It may sue and be sued in the name of the district in all courts and tribunals of competent jurisdiction.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6073
It may adopt a seal.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6074
It may take by grant, purchase, gift, devise, lease or otherwise acquire, hold and enjoy and lease and dispose of real and personal property of every
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6075
Notwithstanding Section 6012: (a) A harbor district may acquire, construct, own, operate, control, or develop any and all harbor works or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6076
It may exercise the right of eminent domain to take any property necessary or convenient to the exercise of its powers.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077
It may borrow money and incur indebtedness and issue bonds or other evidence of indebtedness. All bond elections called by the board shall be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077.1
Whenever the improvement and development work for which any issue of bonds has been voted has been constructed and the proceeds of the bonds sold...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077.2
It may provide for, and supervise pilots and the pilotage of sea-going vessels within the harbor and it may regulate and control the anchoring,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077.3
It may perform the functions of warehousemen, stevedores, lighterers, reconditioners, shippers and reshippers of properties of all kinds.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077.4
It may manage the business of the district and promote the maritime and commercial interest by proper advertisement of its advantages and by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077.5
A harbor district may acquire, purchase, takeover, construct, maintain, operate, develop, and regulate grain elevators, bunkering facilities, belt or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077.5.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, the Oxnard Harbor District may acquire, purchase, take over, construct, maintain, operate, develop,
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6077.6
A harbor district may by resolution order that all or any of the funds under its control and not necessary for current operating expenses be invested
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6078
The board may do all other acts necessary and convenient for the full exercise of its powers.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6079
The board shall by ordinance fix the rate of wharfage charges and other charges which are appropriate for the use of any of the facilities owned and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6081
By resolution, the board may provide for the creation and accumulation of a fund for capital outlays.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6082
At any time after the creation of the fund, the board may transfer to the capital outlay fund any unencumbered surplus funds raised for any purpose...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6083
The capital outlay fund shall remain inviolate for the making of any capital outlays and the money shall not be disbursed from the fund except for...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6084
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, the board may borrow money by issuance of promissory notes, or execute conditional sales...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6084.2
(a) A district may issue limited obligation notes after the adoption, by a four-fifths vote of all the commissioners of the board, of a resolution...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6085
Notwithstanding any other provision in this part, the Crescent City Harbor District may borrow money and incur indebtedness under Section 6077 or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6086
Notwithstanding any other provision of this part, the Port San Luis Harbor District may operate, itself only and not pursuant to a lease agreement...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6090
All bonds issued pursuant to this part and Chapter 32, Statutes of 1901, page 27, are obligations of the district and so long as the bonds are...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6091
The board shall, at least thirty days before the meeting of the board of supervisors at which the general tax levy is fixed, notify the board of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6092
The taxes shall be levied upon all of the taxable property within the district taxable for county purposes and are in addition to all other taxes...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6092.5
A district may impose a special tax pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 50075) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6093
On or before June 15 of each year, the district board shall estimate and determine the amount of money required by the harbor district and shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6093.1
On or before June 15 of each year, the board shall publish a notice pursuant to Section 6061 of the Government Code throughout the district stating...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6093.2
At the time and place designated in the published notice for the meeting, any taxpayer may appear and be heard regarding the increase, decrease or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6093.3
The district board shall report the final budget to the board of supervisors after the budget hearing but not later than the first day of August each
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6093.4
The board of supervisors shall at the time of levying the county taxes, levy a tax upon all the taxable property within the district sufficient to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6094
(a) The district may, in any year, levy assessments, reassessments, or special taxes and issue bonds to finance waterway construction projects and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6095
All claims for money or damages against the district are governed by Part 3 (commencing with Section 900) and Part 4 (commencing with Section 940) of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6100
Pursuant to this chapter a district may create a revenue bond indebtedness for the acquisition and construction, or acquisition or construction of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6101
The issuance of said bonds shall be authorized by ordinance adopted by two-thirds of all the members of the board, to take effect upon its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6102
The secretary shall publish said ordinance once in a newspaper of general circulation printed in said district, and if there is none, then in such...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6103
The ordinance shall specify the total amount, denomination, method of maturity, and the rate or maximum rate of interest of the bonds, whether other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6104
The proceeds of said bonds shall be placed in an account in the treasury of the district to be entitled ____ Harbor District Revenue Construction...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6105
(a) The lien of the bonds of the same issue shall be prior and superior to all revenue bonds subsequently issued. (b) The district shall only...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6106
Proceedings for the issuance of the bonds shall commence, the board shall have those powers and duties, and the bondholders shall have those rights...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6110
There may be annexed to a district any of the following territory which is in the same county as the district, or in any other county: a. Any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6200
"District," as used in this part, refers to any port district formed pursuant to this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6201
"Board," as used in this part, means the board of port commissioners described in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 6240).
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6202
This part does not repeal, modify or otherwise affect the provisions of any other law relating to port or harbor districts, and no other law...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6203
Any property owned by any city which is used or held for the purpose of aiding or developing navigation, commerce or fishing may be transferred to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6204
If any land under a navigable stream is by virtue of any work or improvement by the United States or the State, freed from the easement of navigation
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6205
If the district is dissolved, lands which were granted to it by a municipal corporation revert to that municipal corporation.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6210
A district may be organized pursuant to this part. It shall include one municipal corporation and any contiguous unincorporated territory in any one
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6211
The formation of a district is initiated by a petition presented at a regular meeting of the board of supervisors of the county in which the proposed
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6212
The petition shall state the name of the proposed district, and describe the proposed boundaries and it shall pray that the territory included be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6213
Upon presentation, the petition shall be filed with the clerk of the board of supervisors, and upon filing, or at its next regular meeting, the board
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6214
A notice of the time and place of the hearing of the petition, including a copy of the petition, excepting the names thereon, shall be published at...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6215
At the hearing of the petition, the board of supervisors shall hear those appearing in support, and all protests or objections. The hearing may be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6215.5
If the board of supervisors finds that protests have been made, prior to its final determination for formation of the district, by the owners of real
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6216
The board of supervisors may make such changes in the proposed boundaries of the district as are advisable, and it shall define and establish the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6217
The boundaries of any district shall be fixed by the board of supervisors so as not to include more than fifty square miles of unincorporated...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6218
At the time of making its order fixing the boundaries of the district the board of supervisors shall call an election to determine whether the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6230
An election shall be held within 130 days of the call, to determine whether the district shall be organized. The election shall be conducted in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6231
The board of supervisors shall canvass the results of the election and if a majority of those voting have voted "yes" the proposition is carried, and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6232
A certified copy of the certificate filed with the Secretary of State, shall be recorded in the office of the county recorder in the county in which...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6233
Any informality in procedure or in the conduct of the election shall not invalidate the establishment of the district. Any proceedings in which...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6240
The district shall be governed by a board of port commissioners. The board consists of five members. Two of the commissioners shall be appointed by
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6240.3
(a) The Stockton Port District shall be governed by a board of port commissioners consisting of seven members who shall have the qualifications...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6240.5
The Santa Cruz Port District shall be governed by a board of port commissioners consisting of five members, elected by the district at large, each of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6241
These appointments shall be made within thirty days after the formation of the district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6241.1
Port districts in Ventura County shall be governed by a board of port commissioners consisting of five members appointed by the mayor of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6242
A vacancy on the board shall be filled by the body which appointed the commissioner whose office is vacated, and the new appointee shall hold his...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6243
Each commissioner shall, within ten days after his appointment and before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office, take and subscribe
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6244
A person shall not be appointed a member of the board unless he is, at the time of his appointment, a taxpayer within the district and has resided...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6245
The term of office of each commissioner is four years from the time of his appointment, except that the chairman first appointed shall hold office...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6246
The chairman is the presiding officer of the board and he shall vote on propositions passed upon by the board.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6247
The first meeting of the board shall be held within ten days of the appointment of its chairman. The board may make its own rules of procedure and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6248
The board shall select one of its members vice chairman, who shall preside in the absence of the chairman. The board shall provide for and select...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6249
The board may prescribe rules and regulations pertaining to the selection of officers and employees of the district, other than the auditor. It...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6250
A corporation may be selected as treasurer or the board may provide that the duties of the treasurer shall be performed by the county treasurer of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6251
The commissioners shall serve without salary or compensation.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6252
The auditor of the district shall hold office during the pleasure of the board of election, and it shall fix his salary and require him to file a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6253
The mayor of the city within the district, or the chairman of the board of supervisors of the county in which the district is located, may call...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6254
The fiscal year of any district shall begin on the first day of July of each year and shall end on the thirtieth day of June in the following year,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6255
The board shall annually file a report of the affairs and financial condition of the district for the preceding year. This report shall show the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6270
The powers of a district established pursuant to this part shall be exercised by the board, by ordinance or resolution passed by a majority vote of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6271
A grant of a franchise or lease of property of the district shall not be made for a longer period than 50 years.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6272
A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6273
The district may itself, without letting contracts therefor, do work and make improvements. The work shall be done under the direction of its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6275
An officer of the district, and any of its employees, shall not be interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract or transaction with the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6276
(a) In lieu of the benefits afforded pursuant to Division 4 (commencing with Section 3200) and Division 4.7 (commencing with Section 6200) of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6290
A district created under this part is a public corporation created for municipal purposes.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6291
It has perpetual succession.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6292
It may sue and be sued.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6293
It may adopt a seal.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6294
It may take by grant, purchase, gift, devise or lease or otherwise acquire and hold and enjoy, and lease or dispose of, real and personal property of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6295
A district may acquire, purchase, takeover, construct, maintain, operate, develop, and regulate wharves, docks, warehouses, grain elevators,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6296
It may exercise the right of eminent domain to take any property necessary to carry out any of the objects or purposes of the district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6297
It may incur indebtedness and issue bonds or other evidence of indebtedness for its purposes. If any bonds issued for port improvement purposes by
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6298
It may levy and collect or cause to be levied or collected taxes as in this part provided.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6299
It has exclusive jurisdiction over, and it may provide for and supervise pilots and the pilotage of sea-going vessels from the end of jurisdiction of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6300
It may contribute money to the Federal or the State Government or to the county in which it is located or to any city within the district, for the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6301
A district may do any work or make any improvement within or without the territorial limits of the district, which will aid in the development or the
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6302
A district may enact necessary police regulations providing for control of any waterway project of the United States, entering the district, and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6302.5
(a) This section is applicable only within the Santa Cruz Port District. The Legislature finds and declares that this section is necessary to meet a
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6303
A district may provide for the opening and laying out of streets leading to the waterfront.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6304
A district may regulate and control the construction, maintenance, and operation or use of all wharves, warehouses, structures, improvements, or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6304.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any port district which has received, or is receiving, money pursuant to the provisions of Division 1...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6305
It may fix, regulate and collect the rates or charges for the use of wharves, warehouses, vessels, railroads and other facilities, structures and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6306
It may lay out, plan and establish the general plan and system of harbor and harbor district improvements and modify the plan and prescribe the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6307
It may perform the functions of warehousemen, stevedores, lighterers, reconditioners, shippers and reshippers of properties of all kinds.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6308
It may manage the business of the district and promote the maritime and commercial interests by proper advertisement of its advantages, and by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6309
Except as otherwise provided in Section 660, the board may adopt all ordinances necessary for the regulation of the district with respect to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6309.2
Before any ordinance may be adopted, the ordinance shall be published in its entirety on three separate occasions in a newspaper of general...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6309.4
Every person who violates any of the provisions of a district ordinance adopted pursuant to Sections 6309 and 6309.2 is guilty of an infraction and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6309.6
The district's manager, harbormaster or wharfinger, or any duly authorized representative of one of these persons, shall have the power to issue...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6310
Notwithstanding the enumeration and specific statement herein of particular powers, the district may do and perform all acts and things necessary and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6311
Upon a four-fifths vote of all the members of the board, it may issue negotiable promissory notes bearing interest at a rate of not exceeding 7...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6330
A district may create a bonded debt pursuant to Article 1 (commencing with Section 43600) of Chapter 4 of Division 4 of Title 4 of the Government...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6331
Bonds issued by any district pursuant to this part are legal investments for all trust funds, and for the funds of all insurers, banks, both...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6340
Pursuant to this article a district may create a revenue bond indebtedness for the acquisition and construction, or acquisition or construction of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6341
The issuance of said bonds shall be authorized by ordinance adopted by two-thirds of all the members of the board, to take effect upon its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6342
The secretary shall publish said ordinance once in a newspaper of general circulation printed in said district, and if there is none, then in such...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6343
Said ordinance shall specify the total amount, denomination, method of maturity, and the rate or maximum rate of interest of said bonds, and in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6344
The proceeds of said bonds shall be placed in an account in the treasury of the district to be entitled ____ Port District Revenue Construction Fund...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6345
The lien of said bonds of the same issue shall be prior and superior to all revenue bonds subsequently issued.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6346
Proceedings for the issuance of said bonds shall be had, the board shall have such powers and duties, and the bondholders shall have such rights and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350
Pursuant to this article, the Stockton Port District may also create an additional bonded debt up to but not in excess of 3 percent of the assessed...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.1
This bonded indebtedness may be created solely for the purpose of providing funds for the acquisition or construction of revenue-producing harbor...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.2
All bonds issued pursuant to this article shall be authorized by ordinance passed by two-thirds of all of the members of the board concurred in by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.3
The bonds shall be payable within 30 years from their date and shall mature serially at such times as may be fixed by the board, but the earliest...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.4
The bonds may be issued in such denominations as the board determines, except that no bond shall be of a denomination less than one hundred dollars...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.5
If any officer whose signature or countersignature appears on the bonds or coupons ceases to be an officer before the delivery of the bonds to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.6
The form of the bonds shall be prescribed by the board and they shall be signed by the officer or officers that the board designates. The coupons...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.7
The income and revenue derived or to be realized from the harbor improvement acquired or to be acquired from the proceeds of the bonds shall be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.8
The special fund shall be applied, secondly, to the creation of a sinking fund, herein designated as "sinking fund," to provide for the payment of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6350.9
Any additional revenues over and above the amounts required to be deposited in the interest fund and the sinking fund, may be deposited in an...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6351
Surplus revenues in the operation fund may be deposited either in the interest fund or the sinking fund, but money allocated to the interest fund or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6351.5
The board, in and by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds, shall hypothecate and allocate all of the revenues to be realized from the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6352
Whenever the revenues of the district are, or in the opinion of the board will be insufficient to provide for the payment in full of the principal or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6353
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that because of the unique, complex problems existing with respect to the Stockton Port District, as a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6355
Whenever, upon the creation of a district any municipality therein or any county in which the district is located which has theretofore authorized or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6360
On or before June first of each year, the port director shall submit to the board a detailed statement of the money required for the ensuing fiscal...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6361
Annually, on or before the date set for the consideration of the budget by the board of supervisors of the county in which the district is located,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6362
The tax shall in no event exceed the rate of ten cents ($0.10) on each one hundred dollars ($100) of the assessed value of all taxable property...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6363
From the time of the organization of any district until the next succeeding July first, the district may incur indebtedness for the purpose of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6364
A district may impose a special tax pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 50075) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6365
(a) The district may, in any year, levy assessments, reassessments, or special taxes and issue bonds to finance waterway construction projects and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6370
All claims for money or damages against the district are governed by Part 3 (commencing with Section 900) and Part 4 (commencing with Section 940) of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6371
If there is not sufficient money in any fund to pay the demands made against it, the demand shall be registered in a book kept by the treasurer,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6372
Wages and salaries shall be paid at such intervals as the board may direct, but at least once each month.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6800
"District," as used in this part, means any river port district formed pursuant to this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6801
"Board," as used in this part, means the port commission described in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 6830).
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6802
This part does not repeal, modify, or otherwise affect the provisions of any other law relating to port or harbor districts, and no other law...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6803
Any property owned by any city which is used or held for the purpose of aiding or developing navigation, commerce, or fishing may be transferred to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6804
If any land under a navigable stream, is by virtue of any work or improvement by the United states or the State, freed from the easement of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6805
If a district is dissolved, all land granted to it by a municipal corporation, reverts to and is revested in the municipal corporation granting it to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6810
A district may be organized pursuant to this part. A district may include any contiguous territory in one or more counties, contiguous to a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6811
Whenever the formation of a district is desired, a petition may be presented at a regular meeting of the board of supervisors of each county in which
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6812
The provisions of Chapters I and II of Division I of the District Organization Act shall govern and control the proceedings for the filing and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6830
The district shall be governed by a port commission, which consists of five members. Two commissioners shall be appointed by the board of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6830.1
Notwithstanding Section 6830, the Sacramento-Yolo Port Commission shall be composed of five members selected and appointed as follows: (a) Four...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6830.2
The boundaries of the Sacramento-Yolo Port District are hereby established to coincide with the first supervisorial district of the County of Yolo,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6832
(a) The mayor of the municipality in which is located the largest proportion in value of the land within the district, or any chairperson of any of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6833
Each commissioner shall, within ten days of his appointment and before entering upon the discharge of the duties of his office, take and subscribe to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6834
A vacancy on the board shall be filled by the body which appointed the member whose office is vacated, and the newly appointed member shall hold his...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6835
A person shall not be appointed a member of the board who is not, at the time of his appointment, a taxpayer within the district and who has not...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6835.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a person shall not be ineligible for appointment to the board because he or she is an elected official or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6836
The members of the board shall serve without salary or compensation, but are entitled to necessary traveling expenses incurred in the performance of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6837
The term of office of each member of the board is four years from the time of his appointment, except that the first appointed chairman holds office...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6838
The chairman is the presiding officer.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6839
The first meeting of the board shall be held within ten days of the appointment of the chairman. The board shall make its own rules of procedure and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6840
The board shall select one of its members as chairperson and select one of its members as vice chairperson, who shall preside in the absence of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6841
A corporation may be selected as treasurer or the board may provide that the duties of the treasurer shall be performed by the county treasurer of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6843
The fiscal year of a district shall begin on the first day of July of each year and shall end on the thirtieth day of June of the following year.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6844
The board shall annually file a report of the affairs and financial condition of the district for the preceding year with the governing body of every
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6860
The powers of a district established pursuant to this part shall be exercised by the board, by ordinance or resolution passed by a majority vote of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6860.5
A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6861
Any grant of a franchise or lease of property of the district shall not be for a longer period than 50 years. Notwithstanding anything herein...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6864
The district, may itself, without letting contracts therefor, do such work and make such improvements as are necessary. The work shall be done under
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6866
An officer of the district, and any of its employees, shall not be interested directly or indirectly in any contract or transaction with the district
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6867
The board may prescribe rules and regulations pertaining to the selection of officers and employees of the district, other than the auditor. It...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6868
The board may adopt and carry into effect a contract or contracts of group insurance or a system of group annuities or both for the benefit of such...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6869
(a) In lieu of the benefits afforded pursuant to Division 4 (commencing with Section 3200) and Division 4.7 (commencing with Section 6200) of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6890
Any district created pursuant to this part is a public corporation created for municipal purposes.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6891
It has perpetual succession.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6892
It may sue and be sued.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6893
It may adopt a seal.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6894
It may take by grant, purchase, gift, devise or lease or otherwise acquire and hold and enjoy and lease or dispose of, real and personal property of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6894.1
Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 6894, the board of the Sacramento-Yolo Port District shall not do any of the following: (a) Sell or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6894.2
(a) Moneys in the Riverfront Enhancement Fund, created by the Joint Port Governance Agreement dated January 15, 2006, shall be expended exclusively...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6895
A district may acquire, purchase, takeover, construct, maintain, operate, develop, and regulate wharves, docks, warehouses, grain elevators,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6896
It may exercise the right of eminent domain to take any property necessary or convenient to carry out any of its purposes.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6897
It may incur indebtedness and issue bonds or other evidence of indebtedness for its purposes, and if any bonds issued for port improvement purposes...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6898
It may levy and collect or cause to be levied or collected taxes as in this part provided.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6899
It has exclusive jurisdiction over, and it may provide for and supervise pilots and the pilotage of sea-going vessels from the end of jurisdiction of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6900
It may contribute money to the Federal or the State government or to any county in which the district is located or to any city within the district,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6901
A district may do any work or make any improvement within or without the territorial limits of the district, if the doing of the work or the making...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6901.1
It may by resolution hold and save harmless the State of California, the Reclamation Board of the State of California, and the Sacramento and San...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6902
A district may enact necessary police regulations providing for control of any waterway project of the United States, entering the district, and it...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6903
A district may provide for the opening and laying out of streets leading to the waterfront.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6904
A district may regulate and control the construction, maintenance, and operation, or use, of all wharves, warehouses, structures, improvements, or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6905
It may fix, regulate, and collect the rates or charges for the use of wharves, warehouses, vessels, railroads and other facilities, structures and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6906
It may lay out, plan and establish the general plan and system of harbor and harbor district improvements and modify such plan and prescribe the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6907
It may act as warehousemen, stevedores, lighterers, reconditioners, shippers and reshippers of properties of all kinds.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6908
It may manage the business of the district and promote the maritime and commercial interests by proper advertisement of its advantages, and by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6908.5
Upon a four-fifths vote of all the members of the board, it may issue negotiable promissory notes bearing interest at a rate of not exceeding 7...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6909
Notwithstanding the enumeration and specific statement herein of particular powers, the district may do and perform all acts and things necessary and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6910
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the Sacramento-Yolo Port District shall not exercise the power of eminent domain in the County of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6930
Any district organized pursuant to this part may create a bonded debt pursuant to the provisions of Article 1 (commencing with Section 43600) of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6931
Any bonds issued by any district pursuant to this part are legal investments for all trust funds, and for the funds of all insurers, banks, both...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6935
Whenever, upon the creation of a district, any municipality therein or any county in which the district is located, which has theretofore authorized...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6936
Pursuant to this article a district may create a revenue bond indebtedness for the acquisition and construction, or acquisition or construction of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6937
The issuance of said bonds shall be authorized by ordinance adopted by five-sevenths of all the members of the board, to take effect upon its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6938
The secretary shall publish said ordinance once in a newspaper of general circulation printed in said district, and if there is none, then in such...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939
Said ordinance shall specify the total amount, denomination, method of maturity, and the rate or maximum rate of interest of said bonds, and in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.1
The proceeds of said bonds shall be placed in an account in the treasury of the district to be entitled ________ Port District Revenue Construction...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.3
Proceedings for the issuance of said bonds shall be had, the board shall have such powers and duties, and the bondholders shall have such rights and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.4
Pursuant to this article, the Sacramento-Yolo Port District may also create an additional bonded debt, in addition to all other indebtedness...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.5
This bonded indebtedness may be created solely for the purpose of providing funds for the acquisition, construction, improvement, or extension of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.6
Any bonds issued pursuant to this article shall be authorized by ordinance passed by two-thirds of all of the members of the board. The ordinance...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.7
The bonds of any issue may be issued in one or more series. The bonds of such series shall be payable within 30 years from their date and shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.8
The bonds may be issued in such denominations as the board determines, except that no bond shall be of a denomination less than one hundred dollars...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.9
If any officer whose signature or countersignature appears on the bonds or coupons ceases to be an officer before the delivery of the bonds to the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.10
The form of the bonds shall be prescribed by the board and they shall be signed by the officer or officers that the board designates. The coupons...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.11
The income and revenue derived or to be realized from the harbor improvement acquired, constructed, improved or extended from the proceeds of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.12
The special fund shall be applied, secondly, to the creation of a sinking fund, herein designated as "sinking fund," to provide for the payment of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.13
Any additional revenues over and above the amounts required to be deposited in the interest fund and the sinking fund, may be deposited in an...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.14
Surplus revenues in the operation fund may be deposited either in the interest fund or any reserve fund created to secure any bonds or in the sinking
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.15
The board, in and by the ordinance authorizing the issuance of the bonds, shall hypothecate and allocate all of the revenues to be realized from the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.16
Whenever the revenues of the district are, or in the opinion of the board will be insufficient to provide for the payment in full of the principal or
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6939.17
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that because of the unique, complex problems existing with respect to the Sacramento-Yolo Port District, as
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6940
On or before June first of each year, the port director shall submit to the board a detailed statement of the money required for the ensuing fiscal...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6941
Annually on or before the date set for the consideration of the budget by the board of supervisors of each county in which the district, or any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6942
The tax shall not exceed the rate of ten cents on each one hundred dollars of the assessed value of all taxable property within the district,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6943
From the time of the organization of any district until the next succeeding July 1st, or in the event that a district is formed between February 1st...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6944
(a) The district may, in any year, levy assessments, reassessments, or special taxes and issue bonds to finance waterway construction projects and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6960
All claims for money or damages against the district are governed by Part 3 (commencing with Section 900) and Part 4 (commencing with Section 940) of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6961
If there is not sufficient money in any fund to pay the claims made against the fund, the claim shall be registered in a book kept by the treasurer,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6962
Wages and salaries shall be paid at such intervals as the board may direct, but at least once each month.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 6963
The provisions of Chapter I, Division II of the District Organization Act relating to notices shall govern and control this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7000
This part shall be known and may be cited as the Small Craft Harbor District Law.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7001
This part and all of its provisions shall be liberally construed to the end that its purpose may be effective. This part does not affect any other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7002
"Harbor" means a portion of the Pacific Ocean or inland waters, including rivers, streams, lakes, bays, estuaries, inlets, straits and other waters...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7003
"District" means any small craft harbor district formed pursuant to this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7004
"Board" means the board of directors of a district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7005
"Develop" and "development" includes without limitation the acquisition, construction, repair, leasing improvement or any combination thereof...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7010
A district may be formed consisting of any portion or portions of a county, whether contiguous or not, lying entirely within a city or entirely...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7011
Fifty or more registered, qualified electors in a county residing within the proposed district may sign and present to the board of supervisors of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7012
The petition shall: (a) Set forth the exterior boundaries of the proposed district. (b) Generally describe the proposed harbor development. ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7013
Within 10 days from the filing thereof the county registrar of voters, or if there be none, the county clerk, shall examine the petition and report...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7014
If the report shows the petition to be sufficient the petition shall be published as provided in Section 6066 of the Government Code in a newspaper...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7020
At the time and place specified in the notice the board of supervisors shall hold the hearing, consider the petition and may continue the hearing...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7021
At the hearing the board of supervisors, without further notice, may change the exterior boundaries of the proposed district, as set forth in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7022
If the territory included within the proposed district lies entirely within one city, the petition shall be filed with the city clerk and the clerk...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7023
Except for proceedings to which Section 7022 applies, no territory lying within a city may be included in a district formed pursuant to this part...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7023.5
If, prior to the time fixed for the hearing, the owners of taxable real property in the proposed district having an assessed valuation of more than...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7024
If, after concluding the hearing, the board of supervisors determines that the proposed harbor development will benefit the property within the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7025
A finding of the board of supervisors of the genuineness and sufficiency of the petition and that notice shall be conclusive against all persons.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7030
After adoption of the resolution provided for in Section 7024 the board of supervisors shall call and give notice of an election to be held in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7031
The resolution calling the election shall contain: (a) The date of the election. (b) The name of the proposed district. (c) The official...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7032
The election shall be called and conducted and candidates nominated in the manner provided for general district elections, except that the board of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7033
The resolution calling the election shall be published pursuant to Section 6066 of the Government Code in a newspaper of general circulation in the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7033.1
Within five days after the district formation election has been called, the legislative body which has called the election shall transmit, by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7033.2
The board of supervisors or any member or members of the board authorized by the board, or any individual voter or bona fide association of citizens...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7033.3
If more than one argument for or more than one argument against the proposed district formation is filed with the election officials within the time...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7033.4
The elections officials in charge of conducting the election shall cause a ballot pamphlet concerning the district formation proposition to be voted...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7034
The vote shall be canvassed by the board of supervisors not more than 10 days after the election.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7035
If less than a majority of the votes cast upon the proposition are in favor of forming the district the board of supervisors shall declare the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7036
If a majority of the votes cast upon the proposition are in favor of forming the district the board of supervisors shall by resolution declare the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7037
No informality in any proceeding, including informality in the conduct of the election not substantially affecting adversely the legal rights of any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7040
Each district shall have a board of five directors all of whom shall be registered electors residing within the boundaries of the district and all of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7041
The term of office of each director, other than directors first elected or directors appointed to fill an unexpired term, shall be four years.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7042
If a person elected fails to qualify, the office shall be filled as if there were a vacancy in the office.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7043
All vacancies occurring in the office of director shall be filled by appointment by the remaining directors.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7044
An appointment to fill a vacancy in the office of director shall be for the unexpired term of the office in which the vacancy exists.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7045
Each director elected or appointed shall hold office until his successor qualifies.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7046
If and when the territory included within the district lies entirely within a single city, the legislative body of such city shall be ex officio the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7047
Each director shall receive a sum as may be fixed by the board, not exceeding fifty dollars ($50) for each meeting of the board attended by him or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7048
Before entering upon the duties of his office each director shall take and subscribe the official oath and file it with the secretary. The oath of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7050
The board is the governing body of the district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7051
The powers of the district shall, except as otherwise provided in this part, be exercised by the board.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7052
Within 30 days after the formation of the district the directors shall meet and organize as a board. The board shall: (a) Elect one of its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7053
At its organization meeting the board may transact any business of the district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7053.5
A district may destroy a record pursuant to Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 60200) of Division 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7054
A majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7055
The board may act either by ordinance, resolution, order or motion. No ordinance or resolution shall be passed or become effective without at least...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7056
Separate books may be maintained for the filing of ordinances and resolutions but the ayes and noes shall be taken upon the passage of all ordinances
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7057
The enacting clause of all ordinances passed by the board shall be in substantially the following form: "Be it Ordained by the Board of Directors of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7058
The board may pass all ordinances necessary for the regulation of the district. All ordinances shall be signed by the president and attested by the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7059
The board shall establish rules for its proceedings.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7060
The board may adopt a seal for the district and alter it at pleasure.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7061
By resolution the board may change the name of the district. A change of name shall be effective upon the filing of a certified copy of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7070
The board shall at its first meeting, or as soon thereafter as practical, appoint a secretary and treasurer. The board shall also appoint other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7071
A director shall not be treasurer. The secretary and treasurer shall receive the compensation determined by the board and shall serve at its...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7072
The board may, at any time, appoint or employ, fix the compensation of and prescribe the authority and duties of other officers, employees,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7073
The board may require the secretary, treasurer or other officers, employees or assistants of the district to give a bond to the district conditioned...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7074
The treasurer shall receive and safely keep all moneys of the district. He shall comply with all provisions of law governing the deposit and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7080
(a) Except for the first election, directors shall be elected at general district elections. All other elections are special district elections. ...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7081
Nomination papers for the office of director shall be signed by 25 or more registered electors in the district and filed with the secretary not more...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7082
The provisions of the Elections Code relating to the qualifications of electors, the manner of voting, the duties of election officers, the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7083
If there is but one person to be elected to an office, the candidate receiving the highest number of votes cast for the candidates for that office...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7084
If there are two or more persons to be elected to an office, those candidates equal in number to the number to be elected who receive the highest...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7085
If a proposition has been submitted at the election it shall be declared carried if a majority of those voting thereon, or a higher number as may be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7086
Special district elections held under this part or under any other law shall be called, held and conducted as provided in this part or in said other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7087
Notice of the holding of the election shall be given by publishing the resolution calling the election pursuant to Section 6066 of the Government...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7088
The returns of the election shall be made, the votes canvassed at least seven days following the election, and the results thereof ascertained and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7089
No irregularities or informalities in conducting any district election shall invalidate the same, if the election shall have been otherwise fairly...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7090
All the expenses of district elections shall be borne by the district.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7100
If, on the tenth day after the time for nominating directors has expired, only one person has been nominated for each of the positions of director to
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7101
In such case the board of supervisors of the county in which the district is situated shall, at its next regular meeting, appoint to the positions of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7120
Ordinances may be enacted by and for any district by initiative in the same manner and with the same effect as ordinances of counties under Article 1
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7121
(a) No ordinance shall become effective until 30 days from and after the date of its passage, except the following: (1) An ordinance calling or...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7140
The district may exercise the powers expressly granted in this part or in any other law or necessarily implied therefrom. The district has the power
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7141
The district has perpetual succession.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7142
The district may sue and be sued in all actions and proceedings, in all courts and tribunals of competent jurisdiction.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7143
The district may levy and cause to be collected taxes for the purpose of paying the principal of and interest on any indebtedness, whether evidenced...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7144
The district may make contracts for any and all purposes necessary or convenient for the full exercise of its powers.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7145
The district may employ labor, professional services, agents, servants and employees necessary to manage, maintain, and control the harbor and to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7146
The district may take by grant, purchase, gift, devise or lease or other acquisition, hold, use, enjoy, lease or dispose of real and personal...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7147
The district may acquire by eminent domain any property necessary, convenient or useful to the exercise of its powers, but may exercise the power to...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7148
Any county, city and county, city, or other political subdivision or agency of the State, in this section referred to as "public agency," which has...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7149
The district may acquire, construct, reconstruct, improve, repair, develop, maintain, and operate a harbor and all facilities appurtenant thereto,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7150
The district may lease any property, whether real or personal, and any interest therein to, of and from any person, firm or public or private...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7151
The district may join with the United States or any department or agency thereof, the State or any department or agency thereof, any county, city and
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7152
The board may, by ordinance, establish general rules for the government of the harbor, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing:
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7153
The district may construct any works along, under, or across any street, road, or watercourse upon payment of compensation therefor, if required, in...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7154
The district may use any lands acquired or owned by the district for street or highway purposes. If it is necessary or expedient to convey any of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7155
The district may sell and issue franchises relating to the harbor and its works, appurtenances, properties, and rights in accordance with procedure...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7156
The district may advertise its advantages and solicit business within or without the district, within other states or any foreign countries through...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7158
The district may accept aid from the United States or any department or agency thereof or from the State or any department or agency thereof and from
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7170
A district may borrow money, incur indebtedness, and issue bonds or other evidences of indebtedness as provided in this part.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7171
A district may issue warrants payable in not to exceed two years from their date, to pay the formation expenses of the district, which warrants may...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7172
All claims for money or damages against the district are governed by Part 3 (commencing with Section 900) and Part 4 (commencing with Section 940) of
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7173
Warrants shall be drawn by the treasurer and signed by the president, or a member of the board designated for the purpose and by the secretary.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7174
The treasurer shall install and maintain a system of auditing and accounting that shall completely and at all times show the financial condition of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7175
The treasurer shall make annual, or oftener if the board so orders, written reports to the board as to the receipts and disbursements and balances in
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7176
A bank may act as depositary, paying agent or fiscal agent for the holding or handling of district funds, notwithstanding the fact that a member of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7190
As an alternative to the procedures of Article 1 (commencing at Section 7170) the board may by resolution designate the county treasurer of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7191
The county treasurer shall: (a) Receive and receipt for all the district's money and place it in the county treasury to the credit of the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7192
The county treasurer shall pay, when due, out of district money, all sums payable on outstanding bonds and coupons of the district; and the county...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7193
The county auditor shall draw warrants to pay claims made against the district when the claims have been approved in writing by the president or a...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7194
The county treasurer shall report in writing on the first day of July, October, January and March of each year to the board with respect to each of...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7195
The board of supervisors of the county shall determine the charge to be made against the district for any services of either or both of: (a) The...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7200
A district may incur indebtedness for any purpose for which the district is authorized to expend funds by the issuance of negotiable promissory notes
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7201
Said notes shall be payable in not to exceed five years from their date and shall bear interest at not exceeding 6 percent per annum, payable as...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7202
The total aggregate amount of said notes outstanding at any one time shall not exceed a limit of 2 percent of the assessed valuation of the taxable...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7210
Whenever the board deems if necessary for the district to incur a general obligation bonded indebtedness for (a) the acquisition, construction,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7211
The resolution shall state: (a) The purpose for which the proposed debt is to be incurred, which may include expenses of all proceedings for the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7212
Notice of the holding of the election shall be given by publishing the resolution calling the election pursuant to Section 6066 of the Government...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7213
The returns of the election shall be made, the votes canvassed at least seven days following the election, and the results thereof ascertained and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7214
No irregularities or informalities in conducting the election shall invalidate the same, if the election shall have been otherwise fairly conducted.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7215
Any action or proceeding wherein the validity of the election or of the proceedings in relation thereto is contested, questioned or denied, shall be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7216
If from the election returns it appears that more than two-thirds of the votes cast upon the measure were in favor of and assented to the incurring...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7217
The full amount of bonds may be divided into two or more series and different dates fixed for the bonds of each series. The maximum term which the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7218
The board shall, by resolution, prescribe the form of the bonds and the form of the coupons attached thereto and fix the time when the whole or any...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7219
The bonds shall bear interest at a rate or rates not to exceed 6 percent per annum payable semiannually, except that interest for the first year...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7220
The board may also provide for the call and redemption of bonds prior to maturity at the time and prices and upon such other terms as it may specify.
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7221
The denomination of the bonds shall be stated in the resolution providing for their issuance, but shall not be less than one hundred dollars ($100).
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7222
The principal and interest shall be payable in lawful money of the United States at the office of the treasurer of the district or at any other place
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7223
The bonds shall be dated, numbered consecutively, and be signed by the president of the board and the treasurer of the district and countersigned by...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7224
Before selling the bonds, or any part thereof, the board shall give notice inviting sealed bids in such manner as it may prescribe. If satisfactory...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7225
The proceeds from the sale of the bonds shall be paid into the treasury of the district and placed to the credit of a special improvement fund and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7226
Any action or proceeding, wherein the validity of any such bonds or of proceedings in relation thereto is contested, questioned or denied, shall be...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7227
Any general obligation bonds issued by a district shall have the same force, value and use as bonds issued by any city and shall be exempt from all...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7240
The district may issue revenue bonds for any purpose mentioned in this part under the provisions of the Revenue Bond Law of 1941 (Chapter 6...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7241
If revenue bonds are issued, the bonds shall be authorized by a majority of the qualified electors as provided in the Revenue Bond Law of 1941...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7243
In any ordinance or resolution calling an election to authorize the issuance of revenue bonds of the district, the board may insert a provision that...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7260
After the incurring of any general obligation indebtedness, evidenced by general obligation bonds, and annually thereafter until the indebtedness is...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7261
To the extent to which moneys are in the treasury from a source other than the annual tax levy required by Section 7260 and are set apart for the...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7262
On or before the first day of August the board of directors of the district shall furnish to the board of supervisors and to the auditor,...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7263
After the board has furnished the estimate, the board of supervisors, annually, at the time and in the manner of levying other county taxes, shall...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7264
All district taxes shall be collected at the same time and in the same manner and form as county taxes and shall be paid to the district for which...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7265
All district taxes whether for the payment of indebtedness and the interest thereon or for other purposes are of the same force and effect as other...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7266
(a) The district may, in any year, levy assessments, reassessments, or special taxes and issue bonds to finance waterway construction projects and...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7280
Land in the same county in which the district is located, whether contiguous or not or incorporated or not, which is not a part of the district may...
California Harbors And Navigation Code Section 7340
If any section, subsection, sentence, clause, or phrase of this part, or the application thereof to any person or circumstance, is for any reason...
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