California Public Resources Code
(Last Updated August 2008)

California Public Resources Code Section 1
This act shall be known as the Public Resources Code.
California Public Resources Code Section 2
The provisions of this code, in so far as they are substantially the same as existing provisions relating to the same subject matter, shall be...
California Public Resources 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All persons who, at the time this code goes into effect, hold office under any of the acts repealed by this code, which offices are continued by this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 Public Resources Code Section 4
No action or proceeding commenced before this code takes effect, and no right accrued, is affected by the provisions of this code, but all procedure...
California Public Resources Code Section 5
Unless the context otherwise requires, the general provisions hereinafter set forth shall govern the construction of this code.
California Public Resources Code Section 6
Division, part, chapter, article, and section headings contained herein shall not be deemed to govern, limit, modify or in any manner affect the...
California Public Resources Code Section 7
Whenever, by the provisions of this code, an administrative power is granted to a public officer or a duty imposed upon such an officer, the power...
California Public Resources Code Section 8
Writing includes any form of recorded message capable of comprehension by ordinary visual means. Whenever any notice, report, statement or record is
California Public Resources Code Section 9
Whenever any reference is made to any portion of this code or of any other law of this State, such reference shall apply to all amendments and...
California Public Resources Code Section 10
"Section" means a section of this code unless some other statute is specifically mentioned.
California Public Resources Code Section 11
The present tense includes the past and future tenses; and the future the present.
California Public Resources Code Section 12
The masculine gender includes the feminine and neuter.
California Public Resources Code Section 13
The singular number includes the plural, and the plural the singular.
California Public Resources Code Section 14
"County" includes "city and county."
California Public Resources Code Section 15
"Shall" is mandatory and "may" is permissive.
California Public Resources Code Section 16
"Oath" includes affirmation.
California Public Resources Code Section 17
"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 Public Resources Code Section 18
If any provison of this code, or the application thereof to any person or circumstances, is held invalid the remainder of the code, and the...
California Public Resources Code Section 500
As used in this chapter, "department" means the Department of Parks and Recreation and "director" means the Director of Parks and Recreation.
California Public Resources Code Section 501
There is in the Resources Agency, the Department of Parks and Recreation. The department shall be conducted under the control of an executive...
California Public Resources Code Section 503
The department succeeds to and is vested with all of the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction vested in the Department of...
California Public Resources Code Section 504
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 Public Resources Code Section 505
The department shall have possession and control of all records, books, papers, offices, equipment, supplies, moneys, funds, appropriations, land and
California Public Resources Code Section 506
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 Public Resources Code Section 507
There shall be one Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation who shall be a civil executive officer and shall be appointed by the Governor and serve at
California Public Resources Code Section 507.1
For the purpose of administration, the director shall organize the department with the approval of the Governor in the manner he deems necessary to...
California Public Resources Code Section 508
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 Public Resources Code Section 508.5
Notwithstanding Section 14, or any other provision of law, the City and County of San Francisco shall be considered both a city and a county by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 509
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 Public Resources Code Section 510
The department may adopt, alter, change or amend any state master plan of shoreline development.
California Public Resources Code Section 511
The department, with the approval of the Department of General Services, may procure insurance on vessels owned or operated by the department against
California Public Resources Code Section 512
For the purpose of disseminating information relating to its activities, powers, duties, or functions, the department may issue publications,...
California Public Resources Code Section 513
(a) The department, as a means of furthering the interpretive and educational functions of the state park system, may enter into an agreement to act...
California Public Resources Code Section 513.1
The department may provide space and facilities for schools to use for environmental education purposes within units of the state park system.
California Public Resources Code Section 514
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or of law and except as provided in the State Building Standards Law, Part 2.5 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 530
There is in the department the State Park and Recreation Commission consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by...
California Public Resources Code Section 531
The members of the commission shall be selected from areas distributed throughout the state and because of their interest in park, recreation, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 533
In case of any vacancy, the appointment shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term. All appointments of members made when the Legislature is...
California Public Resources Code Section 534
The commission shall elect a chairman from their number who shall serve as chairman for one year and until his successor is elected.
California Public Resources Code Section 534.5
The Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation shall act as secretary of the commission and shall appoint such assistants as are necessary to
California Public Resources Code Section 535
The commission shall report annually to the Governor, through the director, on existing and operating recreational facilities, programs and...
California Public Resources Code Section 536
The members of the commission may receive a salary for their services in an amount of fifty dollars ($50) for each day, up to a maximum salary of one
California Public Resources Code Section 538
The commission may designate, delete, or modify state marine reserves, state marine parks, state marine conservation areas, state marine cultural...
California Public Resources Code Section 539
The commission shall establish general policies for the guidance of the director in the administration, protection and development of the state park...
California Public Resources Code Section 540
(a) The commission shall cause to be studied and shall consider the whole problem of recreation of the people of the State of California as it...
California Public Resources Code Section 541
In accordance with the general policies established by the commission, and as requested by the director, the Department of Parks and Recreation...
California Public Resources Code Section 542
The department may encourage and render assistance in the promotion of training programs for volunteer and professional recreation leaders in...
California Public Resources Code Section 543
The department may assist every department, commission, board, agency and officer of the state in rendering recreational services in conformity with...
California Public Resources Code Section 546
The director may authorize any employee of the department to exercise any power granted to, or to perform any duty imposed upon, the director.
California Public Resources Code Section 560
The department may participate or contract with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the County of San Luis Obispo, or the City of Pismo Beach,
California Public Resources Code Section 561
The department shall permit the United States, if it agrees to accomplish all or part of the work, to use the necessary real property, or any...
California Public Resources Code Section 562
The department, with the approval of the Director of Finance and on terms satisfactory to the department, may advance moneys appropriated for...
California Public Resources Code Section 563
Notwithstanding Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 65) of Chapter 2 of Division 1 of the Harbors and Navigation Code and Part 6 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 600
As used in this chapter, "department" means the Department of Conservation and "director" means the Director of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 601
There is in the Resources Agency the Department of Conservation. The department shall be conducted under the control of an executive officer known...
California Public Resources Code Section 603
The department succeeds to and is vested with all of the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction vested in the Department of...
California Public Resources Code Section 603.1
The director is hereby vested with all the duties, powers, purposes, responsibilities, and jurisdiction of the State Geologist as Chief of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 604
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 Public Resources Code Section 605
The department shall have possession and control of all records, books, papers, offices, equipment, supplies, moneys, funds, appropriations, land and
California Public Resources Code Section 606
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 Public Resources Code Section 607
The work of the department shall be divided into at least the following: (a) California Geological Survey. (b) Division of Oil, Gas, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 608
The director, with approval of the Director of Finance, may accept on behalf of the various divisions of the department federal grants for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 609
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 Public Resources Code Section 610
For the purpose of disseminating information relating to its activities, powers, duties, or functions, the department may issue publications,...
California Public Resources Code Section 611
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or of law and except as provided in the State Building Standards Law, Part 2.5 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 612
The department shall prepare, update, and maintain Important Farmland Series maps as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b) of Section 65570 of...
California Public Resources Code Section 612.5
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (1) It is in the state's public interest to have an accurate inventory of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 613
The department, through the California Resources Information System and as budgetary resources permit, may provide informational assistance to local...
California Public Resources Code Section 614
(a) In order to implement the soil conservation plan which is adopted by the soil conservation committee, the department shall conduct a study and...
California Public Resources Code Section 615
Grants awarded by the department, including, but not limited to, those awarded pursuant to Division 9 (commencing with Section 9000), Division 10.2...
California Public Resources Code Section 660
There is in the department a State Mining and Geology Board consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 661
As used in this article, "board" means the State Mining and Geology Board and "division" means the California Geological Survey of the department.
California Public Resources Code Section 662
(a) One member of the board shall be a professional geologist with background and experience in mining geology; one member shall be a mining engineer
California Public Resources Code Section 663
(a) No member of the board shall participate in any action of the board or attempt to influence any decision of the board that involves himself or...
California Public Resources Code Section 663.1
(a) For the purposes of this section, "ex parte communication" means any oral or written communication between a member of the board and an...
California Public Resources Code Section 663.2
(a) No board member shall make, participate in making, or in any other way attempt to use his or her official position to influence a board decision...
California Public Resources Code Section 664
Each member of the board shall hold office for four years. Vacancies shall be immediately filled by the Governor.
California Public Resources Code Section 667
Each member of the board shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) for each day during which the member is engaged in the performance of official...
California Public Resources Code Section 668
The board shall maintain its headquarters in Sacramento and shall hold meetings at such times and at such places as shall be determined by it. Five...
California Public Resources Code Section 669
The Governor shall designate the chairman of the board from among the members of the board. The person designated as the chairman shall hold such...
California Public Resources Code Section 670
The board may appoint an executive officer who shall be exempt from civil service pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 4 of Article XXIV of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 671
The director shall have no power to amend or repeal any order, ruling, or directive of the board.
California Public Resources Code Section 672
The board shall represent the state's interest in the development, utilization, and conservation of the mineral resources of the state and the...
California Public Resources Code Section 673
The board shall also serve as a policy and appeals board for the purposes of Chapter 7.5 (commencing with Section 2621) of Division 2.
California Public Resources Code Section 675
The board may provide for a statewide program of research regarding the technical phases of reclaiming mined lands which may be delegated to it by...
California Public Resources Code Section 676
The board shall provide for a public information program on matters involving the state's terrain, mineral resources, mining, the reclamation of...
California Public Resources Code Section 677
The board shall nominate, and the director shall appoint, the State Geologist, who shall either be registered in compliance with the Geologist and...
California Public Resources Code Section 678
The director may authorize the State Geologist to exercise his power to appoint employees of the division in accordance with the State Civil Service...
California Public Resources Code Section 690
The Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources shall be in charge of a chief, known as the State Oil and Gas Supervisor.
California Public Resources Code Section 700
As used in this chapter: (a) "Board" means the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection. (b) "Department" means the Department of Forestry...
California Public Resources Code Section 701
(a) There is in the Resources Agency the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, which is under the control of an executive officer known as the...
California Public Resources Code Section 701.5
Notwithstanding Section 701, Section 12805 of the Government Code, or any other provision of law, on and after January 1, 1987, the Department of...
California Public Resources Code Section 701.6
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, on and after January 1, 2007, the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection may be referred to,...
California Public Resources Code Section 702
(a) Pursuant to Section 13100 of the Health and Safety Code, there is within the department the Office of the State Fire Marshal. (b) There shall
California Public Resources Code Section 705
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 Public Resources Code Section 706
The department shall have possession and control of all records, books, papers, offices, equipment, supplies, moneys, funds, appropriations, land,...
California Public Resources Code Section 707
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 Public Resources Code Section 708
For the purpose of disseminating information relating to its activities, powers, duties, or functions, the department, with the approval of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 709
The provisions of Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 11150) of Part 1 of Division 6 of Title 2 of the Government Code apply to the director. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 710
The director shall have no power to amend or repeal any order, regulation, ruling, or directive of the board.
California Public Resources Code Section 711
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 Public Resources Code Section 712
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or of law, and except as provided in the State Building Standards Law, Part 2.5 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 713
The department is responsible for the fire protection, fire prevention, maintenance, and enhancement of the state's forest, range, and brushland...
California Public Resources Code Section 714
The department is responsible for all of the following: (a) Providing fire protection, fire prevention, pest control, and forest and range...
California Public Resources Code Section 715
The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, in cooperation with the Office of Emergency Services, shall develop a program to certify active duty...
California Public Resources Code Section 716
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Finance may delegate to the department the right to exercise the same authority...
California Public Resources Code Section 730
(a) There is in the department a State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor, subject to...
California Public Resources Code Section 731
All members of the board shall be appointed and shall be selected and approved for appointment on the basis of their educational and professional...
California Public Resources Code Section 731.1
The Legislature declares that some individuals appointed as members of the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection are required to be chosen from
California Public Resources Code Section 732
Each member of the board shall hold office for four years from the expiration of the term of his or her predecessor. Vacancies shall be immediately...
California Public Resources Code Section 735
Each member of the board shall receive compensation for each day during which the member engaged in the performance of official duties, except that...
California Public Resources Code Section 736
The board shall maintain its headquarters in Sacramento and shall hold meetings at such times and at such places as shall be determined by it. Five...
California Public Resources Code Section 737
(a) No member of the board shall participate in any board action pursuant to Article 8 (commencing with Section 4601) or Article 9 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 738
The Governor shall designate the chairman of the board from among the members of the board. The person designated as the chairman shall hold such...
California Public Resources Code Section 739
The board may appoint an executive officer who shall be exempt from civil service pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 4 of Article VII of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 740
The board shall represent the state's interest in the acquisition and management of state forests as provided by law and in federal land matters...
California Public Resources Code Section 741
(a) The board shall appoint a Range Management Advisory Committee and shall consult with the advisory committee on rangeland resource issues under...
California Public Resources Code Section 743
State agencies shall submit to the board plans for, and the results of, all investigations that relate to, or have an effect upon, forest resource...
California Public Resources Code Section 745
The board shall implement a public information program on matters involving forest management and shall maintain an information file on forest...
California Public Resources Code Section 750
This article may be known and cited as the Professional Foresters Law.
California Public Resources Code Section 751
The purpose of this article is to declare the existence of a public interest in the management and treatment of the forest resources and timberlands...
California Public Resources Code Section 752
(a) "Professional forester," as used in this article, means a person who, by reason of his or her knowledge of the natural sciences, mathematics, and
California Public Resources Code Section 753
"Forestry," as used in this article, refers to the science and practice of managing forested landscapes and the treatment of the forest cover in...
California Public Resources Code Section 754
"Forested landscapes" means those tree dominated landscapes and their associated vegetation types on which there is growing a significant stand of...
California Public Resources Code Section 755
"Person" as used in this article means any natural person.
California Public Resources Code Section 756
Nothing in this article prohibits any person from engaging in those activities otherwise restricted to professional foresters, certified specialists,
California Public Resources Code Section 757
The provisions of this article do not apply to any landowner who is a natural person and who personally performs services of a professional forester,
California Public Resources Code Section 758
This article shall not be construed to authorize a registered professional forester to practice civil engineering as defined in Chapter 7 (commencing
California Public Resources Code Section 759
The board may by regulation adopt such rules and regulations pursuant to Chapter 4.5 (commencing with Section 11371) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title
California Public Resources Code Section 760
The board shall consider matters pertaining to the registration of professional foresters at least once every six months at regular meetings and may,
California Public Resources Code Section 760.5
The board may hire the clerical and secretarial employees, technical personnel, and other staff who are necessary and budgeted to properly assist the
California Public Resources Code Section 761
The board shall keep a complete record of all applications for registration and certification and the board's action thereon.
California Public Resources Code Section 762
The board may by regulation provide for the issuance of certificates of specialization in such fields of specialization as the board may by...
California Public Resources Code Section 763
(a) The board shall establish an examining committee of at least seven members composed of the following, who shall be appointed by the board and...
California Public Resources Code Section 764
Any person appointed to serve upon the examining committee shall receive, if requested, one hundred dollars ($100) for each day during which he or...
California Public Resources Code Section 765
The examining committee shall adhere to the rules and regulations of the board. Any applicant for a license pursuant to this article who contends...
California Public Resources Code Section 766
On and after July 1, 1973, it shall be unlawful for any person to act in the capacity of, or to use the title of, a professional forester without...
California Public Resources Code Section 767
An applicant for a license pursuant to this article shall apply to the board. Such application shall be accompanied by the payment of a fee in an...
California Public Resources Code Section 768
The board shall require an applicant to demonstrate such degree of experience and such general knowledge of the profession of forestry as the board...
California Public Resources Code Section 769
An applicant shall meet all of the following qualifications: (a) Be of good moral character and have a good reputation for honesty and integrity.
California Public Resources Code Section 770
(a) Examinations shall be given by the board as often as it is deemed necessary, but at least every six months. (b) The examination may consist of
California Public Resources Code Section 771
An applicant failing in an examination may be examined again upon filing a new application and paying the application fee.
California Public Resources Code Section 772
Instead of being registered as a professional forester, an applicant may request to be registered as a certified specialist in one or more fields of...
California Public Resources Code Section 773
Licenses and specialty certificates issued pursuant to this article shall be valid for two years and shall expire on July 1 of each alternating year.
California Public Resources Code Section 774
(a) Issuance of a license may be denied if sufficient evidence is received by the board of the commission or doing by the applicant of any act which,
California Public Resources Code Section 775
The board may upon its own motion, and shall upon the verified complaint in writing of any person, cause investigation to be made of the actions of...
California Public Resources Code Section 776
Any accusation against a registrant or a certificant shall be filed within five years after the act or omission alleged as the ground for...
California Public Resources Code Section 777
If the board finds against the registrant, the board, in its decision, may terminate all operations of the registrant during the period fixed by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 778
A registrant or certificant is subject to disciplinary action who: (a) Has been convicted of a felony substantially related to the qualifications,
California Public Resources Code Section 778.5
The board shall develop criteria to determine whether a felony is substantially related to the qualifications, functions, or duties of a registered...
California Public Resources Code Section 779
Any person who violates any of the provisions of this article is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Public Resources Code Section 780
The fees received pursuant to this article shall be deposited in the Professional Forester Registration Fund in the State Treasury, which fund is...
California Public Resources Code Section 781
All fees received pursuant to the provisions of this article shall be available, when appropriated by the Legislature, for the administration of this
California Public Resources Code Section 782
The board shall establish by regulation the amount of fees within the following ranges, and based on a determination by the board of the amount of...
California Public Resources Code Section 783
In case any person defaults in payment of the renewal fee, his or her registration may be revoked by the board on 60 days' notice in writing from the
California Public Resources Code Section 800
It is the policy of the State of California that the location and operation of thermal electric powerplants shall enhance public benefits and protect
California Public Resources Code Section 801
In accordance with state policy, it shall be the responsibility of the Resources Agency to establish a program of research on improved methods of...
California Public Resources Code Section 825
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Aquaculture Development Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 826
The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the interest of the people of the state that the practice of aquaculture be encouraged in order to...
California Public Resources Code Section 827
The purpose of this chapter is to establish a policy and program toward improving the science and practice of aquaculture as a means of expanding...
California Public Resources Code Section 828
As used in this chapter, "aquaculture" means the culture and husbandry of aquatic organisms, including, but not limited to, fish, shellfish,...
California Public Resources Code Section 829
As used in this chapter, "director" means the Director of the Department of Fish and Game.
California Public Resources Code Section 830
As used in this chapter, "department" means the Department of Fish and Game.
California Public Resources Code Section 2001
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions hereinafter set forth shall govern the construction of Division II of this code.
California Public Resources Code Section 2002
"Department," in reference to the government of this state, means the Department of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 2002.5
"Director" means the Director of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 2003
"Division," in reference to the government of this state, means the California Geological Survey in the Department of Conservation. Wherever any...
California Public Resources Code Section 2004
"Person" includes any individual, firm, association, corporation, organization, limited liability company, or partnership, or any city, county,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2005
"Minerals" means any naturally occurring chemical element or compound, or groups of elements and compounds, formed from inorganic processes and...
California Public Resources Code Section 2006
"State Geologist" means the individual holding the office created by Section 677.
California Public Resources Code Section 2007
"Exploration" or "prospecting" means the search for minerals by geological, geophysical, geochemical or other techniques, including, but not limited...
California Public Resources Code Section 2008
"Board" means the State Mining and Geology Board.
California Public Resources Code Section 2009
"Geologic hazard" means a geologic condition that is a potential danger to life and property. Geologic hazards include, but are not limited to,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2010
"Director" means the Director of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 2200
For the purposes of this chapter, "mine" includes all mineral bearing properties of whatever kind or character, whether underground, or in a quarry...
California Public Resources Code Section 2200.5
For the purposes of this chapter, "lead agency" means the city, county, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, or the board that...
California Public Resources Code Section 2201
The division shall carry out programs, in cooperation with federal, state, and local government agencies, that will reduce the loss of life and...
California Public Resources Code Section 2202
The director may do any of the following: (a) (1) Make a collection of typical geological and mineralogical specimens, especially those of...
California Public Resources Code Section 2203
The State Geologist shall provide all requested and recommended information to the director who shall prepare a report for transmission to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2204
The director may receive on behalf of this state, for the use and benefit of the division, gifts, bequests, devises, and legacies of real or other...
California Public Resources Code Section 2205
The State Geologist may: (a) Make, facilitate, and encourage special studies of the mineral resources, mineral industries, and geology of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2205.1
None of the provisions of Division 1 (commencing with Section 501) or this division shall be construed as abridging the authorized geologic functions
California Public Resources Code Section 2206
The State Geologist may prepare a special collection of ores and minerals of California to be sent to or used at any world's fair or exposition in...
California Public Resources Code Section 2206.1
Notwithstanding Section 14670 of the Government Code, subject to the approval of the Director of General Services, the State Geologist may lease, for
California Public Resources Code Section 2207
(a) The owner or the operator of a mining operation within the state shall forward to the director annually, not later than a date established by the
California Public Resources Code Section 2207.1
A manufacturer or processor, at his option, may upon request report to the State Geologist data on consumption or utilization of mineral materials. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 2208
The director or a qualified assistant may at any time enter or examine any and all mines, quarries, wells, mills, reduction works, refining works,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2209
The director may fix a price upon and dispose of to the public all publications of the division, including reports, bulletins, maps, registers, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 2210
All money received by the division from sales of publications issued by the division shall be deposited at least once each month in the State...
California Public Resources Code Section 2211
The department is the primary state agency responsible for geologic hazard review and investigation, including, but not limited to, investigation of...
California Public Resources Code Section 2621
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the Alquist-Priolo Earthquake Fault Zoning Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 2621.5
(a) It is the purpose of this chapter to provide for the adoption and administration of zoning laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations by cities and
California Public Resources Code Section 2621.6
(a) As used in this chapter, "project" means either of the following: (1) Any subdivision of land which is subject to the Subdivision Map Act...
California Public Resources Code Section 2621.7
This chapter, except Section 2621.9, shall not apply to any of the following: (a) The conversion of an existing apartment complex into a...
California Public Resources Code Section 2621.8
Notwithstanding Section 818.2 of the Government Code, a city or county which knowingly issues a permit that grants an exemption pursuant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 2621.9
(a) A person who is acting as an agent for a transferor of real property that is located within a delineated earthquake fault zone, or the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2622
(a) In order to assist cities and counties in their planning, zoning, and building-regulation functions, the State Geologist shall delineate, by...
California Public Resources Code Section 2623
(a) The approval of a project by a city or county shall be in accordance with policies and criteria established by the State Mining and Geology Board
California Public Resources Code Section 2624
Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter, cities and counties may do any of the following: (1) Establish policies and criteria which are...
California Public Resources Code Section 2625
(a) Each applicant for approval of a project may be charged a reasonable fee by the city or county having jurisdiction over the project. (b) Such...
California Public Resources Code Section 2630
In carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the State Geologist and the board shall be advised by the Seismic Safety Commission.
California Public Resources Code Section 2650
(a) It is the continuing policy of the State of California, in the interest of the needs of society for the wise use of mineral resources and for...
California Public Resources Code Section 2690
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Seismic Hazards Mapping Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 2691
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The effects of strong ground shaking, liquefaction, landslides, or other ground...
California Public Resources Code Section 2692
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature to provide for a statewide seismic hazard mapping and technical advisory program to assist cities and...
California Public Resources Code Section 2692.1
The State Geologist may include in maps compiled pursuant to this chapter information on the potential effects of tsunami and seiche when information
California Public Resources Code Section 2693
As used in this chapter: (a) "City" and "county" includes the City and County of San Francisco. (b) "Geotechnical report" means a report...
California Public Resources Code Section 2694
(a) A person who is acting as an agent for a transferor of real property that is located within a seismic hazard zone, as designated under this...
California Public Resources Code Section 2695
(a) On or before January 1, 1992, the board, in consultation with the director and the commission, shall develop all of the following: (1)...
California Public Resources Code Section 2696
(a) The State Geologist shall compile maps identifying seismic hazard zones, consistent with the requirements of Section 2695. The maps shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 2697
(a) Cities and counties shall require, prior to the approval of a project located in a seismic hazard zone, a geotechnical report defining and...
California Public Resources Code Section 2698
Nothing in this chapter is intended to prevent cities and counties from establishing policies and criteria which are more strict than those...
California Public Resources Code Section 2699
Each city and county, in preparing the safety element to its general plan pursuant to subdivision (g) of Section 65302 of the Government Code, and in
California Public Resources Code Section 2699.5
(a) There is hereby created the Seismic Hazards Identification Fund, as a special fund in the State Treasury. (b) Upon appropriation by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2699.6
This chapter shall become operative on April 1, 1991.
California Public Resources Code Section 2700
There is hereby established in the State of California a strong-motion instrumentation program for the purpose of administering the program and of...
California Public Resources Code Section 2701
The division shall organize and monitor the program with the advice of the Seismic Safety Commission.
California Public Resources Code Section 2702
The division shall purchase, install, and maintain instruments in representative structures and geologic environments throughout the state, and shall
California Public Resources Code Section 2703
The division shall maintain and service the strong-motion instruments installed, shall collect and interpret all records from the instruments, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 2704
It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this chapter to provide adequate instrumentation throughout California.
California Public Resources Code Section 2705
(a) Counties and cities shall collect a fee from each applicant for a building permit. Each fee shall be equal to a specific amount of the proposed...
California Public Resources Code Section 2705.5
The California Geological Survey shall advise counties and cities as to that portion of the total fees allocated to the Strong-Motion Instrumentation
California Public Resources Code Section 2706
Funds collected pursuant to subdivision (a) and (b) of Section 2705, less the amount retained pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 2705, shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 2707
The division, upon advice of the Seismic Safety Commission, whenever it determines that an adequate instrumentation program has been achieved, may...
California Public Resources Code Section 2709
Any city or county that has been exempted from the provisions of Section 2705 by Section 2708 may participate in the state strong-motion...
California Public Resources Code Section 2709.1
(a) No strong-motion instrumentation shall be installed pursuant to this chapter in the structural types identified in subdivision (b) unless funds...
California Public Resources Code Section 2710
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act of 1975.
California Public Resources Code Section 2711
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the extraction of minerals is essential to the continued economic well-being of the state and to...
California Public Resources Code Section 2712
It is the intent of the Legislature to create and maintain an effective and comprehensive surface mining and reclamation policy with regulation of...
California Public Resources Code Section 2713
It is not the intent of the Legislature by the enactment of this chapter to take private property for public use without payment of just compensation
California Public Resources Code Section 2714
This chapter does not apply to any of the following activities: (a) Excavations or grading conducted for farming or the immediate excavation or...
California Public Resources Code Section 2715
No provision of this chapter or any ruling, requirement, or policy of the board is a limitation on any of the following: (a) On the police power...
California Public Resources Code Section 2715.5
(a) The Cache Creek Resource Management Plan, in conjunction with a site specific plan deemed consistent by the lead agency with the Cache Creek...
California Public Resources Code Section 2716
(a) Any interested person may commence an action on his or her own behalf against the board, the lead agency, the State Geologist, or the director...
California Public Resources Code Section 2717
(a) The board shall submit to the Legislature on December 1st of each year a report on the actions taken pursuant to this chapter during the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2718
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other...
California Public Resources Code Section 2719
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, neither the state nor any county, city, district, or other political subdivision shall be exempt from any
California Public Resources Code Section 2725
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions set forth in this article shall govern the construction of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 2726
"Area of regional significance" means an area designated by the board pursuant to Section 2790 which is known to contain a deposit of minerals, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2727
"Area of statewide significance" means an area designated by the board pursuant to Section 2790 which is known to contain a deposit of minerals, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2727.1
"Idle" means to curtail for a period of one year or more surface mining operations by more than 90 percent of the operation's previous maximum annual
California Public Resources Code Section 2728
"Lead agency" means the city, county, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, or the board which has the principal responsibility...
California Public Resources Code Section 2729
"Mined lands" includes the surface, subsurface, and ground water of an area in which surface mining operations will be, are being, or have been...
California Public Resources Code Section 2730
"Mining waste" includes the residual of soil, rock, mineral, liquid, vegetation, equipment, machines, tools, or other materials or property directly...
California Public Resources Code Section 2731
"Operator" means any person who is engaged in surface mining operations, himself, or who contracts with others to conduct operations on his behalf,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2732
"Overburden" means soil, rock, or other materials that lie above a natural mineral deposit or in between mineral deposits, before or after their...
California Public Resources Code Section 2732.5
"Permit" means any authorization from, or approval by, a lead agency, the absence of which would preclude surface mining operations.
California Public Resources Code Section 2733
"Reclamation" means the combined process of land treatment that minimizes water degradation, air pollution, damage to aquatic or wildlife habitat,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2734
"State policy" means the regulations adopted by the board pursuant to Section 2755.
California Public Resources Code Section 2735
"Surface mining operations" means all, or any part of, the process involved in the mining of minerals on mined lands by removing overburden and...
California Public Resources Code Section 2740
In carrying out the provisions of this chapter, the board may establish districts and appoint one or more district technical advisory committees to...
California Public Resources Code Section 2741
The members of the committee shall receive no compensation for their services, but shall be entitled to their actual and necessary expenses incurred...
California Public Resources Code Section 2755
The board shall adopt regulations that establish state policy for the reclamation of mined lands in accordance with Article 1 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 2756
State policy shall apply to the conduct of surface mining operations and shall include, but shall not be limited to, measures to be employed by lead...
California Public Resources Code Section 2757
The state policy adopted by the board shall be based upon a study of the factors that significantly affect the present and future condition of mined...
California Public Resources Code Section 2758
Such policy shall include objectives and criteria for all of the following: (a) Determining the lead agency pursuant to the provisions of Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 2759
The state policy shall be continuously reviewed and may be revised. During the formulation or revision of the policy, the board shall consult with,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2760
The board shall not adopt or revise the state policy, unless a public hearing is first held respecting its adoption or revision. At least 30 days...
California Public Resources Code Section 2761
(a) On or before January 1, 1977, and, as a minimum, after the completion of each decennial census, the Office of Planning and Research shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 2762
(a) Within 12 months of receiving the mineral information described in Section 2761, and also within 12 months of the designation of an area of...
California Public Resources Code Section 2763
(a) If an area is designated by the board as an area of regional significance, and the lead agency either has designated that area in its general...
California Public Resources Code Section 2764
(a) Upon the request of an operator or other interested person and payment by the requesting person of the estimated cost of processing the request,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2770
(a) Except as provided in this section, no person shall conduct surface mining operations unless a permit is obtained from, a reclamation plan has...
California Public Resources Code Section 2770.5
Whenever surface mining operations are proposed in the 100-year flood plain for any stream, as shown in Zone A of Flood Insurance Rate Maps issued by
California Public Resources Code Section 2770.6
(a) Whenever surface mining operations are proposed within the boundaries of the San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority that may penetrate the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2771
Whenever a proposed or existing surface mining operation is within the jurisdiction of two or more public agencies, is a permitted use within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2772
(a) The reclamation plan shall be filed with the lead agency, on a form provided by the lead agency, by any person who owns, leases, or otherwise...
California Public Resources Code Section 2772.5
(a) A reclamation plan by any person who owns, leases, or otherwise controls or operates on all, or any portion of any, mined lands within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2772.6
(a) In addition to meeting the requirements of Section 2773.1, the amount of financial assurances required of a surface mining operation within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2772.7
A lead agency, upon approval of a reclamation plan or an amendment to a reclamation plan, shall record a "Notice of Reclamation Plan Approval" with...
California Public Resources Code Section 2773
(a) The reclamation plan shall be applicable to a specific piece of property or properties, shall be based upon the character of the surrounding area
California Public Resources Code Section 2773.1
(a) Lead agencies shall require financial assurances of each surface mining operation to ensure reclamation is performed in accordance with the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2773.15
Notwithstanding Section 2773.1, a surety bond that was executed by any personal surety that was approved by the lead agency prior to February 13,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2773.2
The mineral owner and owner of the surface estate, if legally entitled to do so, shall allow access to the property on which the mining operation is...
California Public Resources Code Section 2773.3
(a) In addition to other reclamation plan requirements of this chapter and regulations adopted by the board pursuant to this chapter, a lead agency...
California Public Resources Code Section 2773.5
Section 2773.3 does not apply to either of the following: (a) Any surface mining operation in existence on January 1, 2003, for which the lead...
California Public Resources Code Section 2774
(a) Every lead agency shall adopt ordinances in accordance with state policy that establish procedures for the review and approval of reclamation...
California Public Resources Code Section 2774.1
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (i) of Section 2770, if the lead agency or the director determines, based upon an annual inspection pursuant to
California Public Resources Code Section 2774.2
(a) Within 30 days of the issuance of an order setting administrative penalties under subdivision (c) of Section 2774.1, the operator may petition...
California Public Resources Code Section 2774.3
The board shall review lead agency ordinances which establish permit and reclamation procedures to determine whether each ordinance is in accordance...
California Public Resources Code Section 2774.4
(a) If the board finds that a lead agency either has (1) approved reclamation plans or financial assurances which are not consistent with this...
California Public Resources Code Section 2774.5
(a) If, upon review of an ordinance, the board finds that it is not in accordance with state policy, the board shall communicate the ordinance's...
California Public Resources Code Section 2775
(a) An applicant whose request for a permit to conduct surface mining operations in an area of statewide or regional significance has been denied by...
California Public Resources Code Section 2776
(a) No person who has obtained a vested right to conduct surface mining operations prior to January 1, 1976, shall be required to secure a permit...
California Public Resources Code Section 2777
Amendments to an approved reclamation plan may be submitted detailing proposed changes from the original plan. Substantial deviations from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2778
(a) Reclamation plans, reports, applications, and other documents submitted pursuant to this chapter are public records, unless it can be...
California Public Resources Code Section 2779
Whenever one operator succeeds to the interest of another in any incompleted surface mining operation by sale, assignment, transfer, conveyance,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2790
After receipt of mineral information from the State Geologist pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 2761, the board may by regulation adopted after...
California Public Resources Code Section 2791
The board shall seek the recommendations of concerned federal, state, and local agencies, educational institutions, civic and public interest...
California Public Resources Code Section 2792
Neither the designation of an area of regional or statewide significance nor the adoption of any regulations for such an area shall in any way limit...
California Public Resources Code Section 2793
The board may, by regulation adopted after a public hearing, terminate, partially or wholly, the designation of any area of statewide or regional...
California Public Resources Code Section 2795
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the first two million dollars ($2,000,000) of moneys from mining activities on federal lands...
California Public Resources Code Section 2796.5
(a) The director, with the consultation of appropriate state and local agencies, may remediate or complete reclamation of abandoned mined lands that...
California Public Resources Code Section 2800
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The state's major metropolitan areas are subject to potentially devastating large...
California Public Resources Code Section 2801
As used in this chapter: (a) "Long-term prediction" means a prediction of an earthquake that is expected to occur within a few years up to a few...
California Public Resources Code Section 2802
(a) The department shall develop jointly with the United States Geological Survey a prototype earthquake prediction system along the central San...
California Public Resources Code Section 2803
(a) Concurrently with the development of the Parkfield prototype earthquake prediction system, the Office of Emergency Services, in consultation...
California Public Resources Code Section 2804
The department and the Seismic Safety Commission may solicit and receive gifts and grants from other public and private agencies for the state's...
California Public Resources Code Section 2805
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Earthquake Education Act of 1984.
California Public Resources Code Section 2806
The Legislature hereby finds and declares as follows: (a) California has recently experienced and will continue to experience in the foreseeable...
California Public Resources Code Section 2807
(a) There is hereby established a project for the implementation of a statewide program of earthquake safety education and preparedness entitled the...
California Public Resources Code Section 2808
The objectives of the project are all of the following: (a) Developing public awareness regarding the causes of earthquakes, the forces and...
California Public Resources Code Section 2810
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Most of the state's major metropolitan areas are subject to potentially devastating,...
California Public Resources Code Section 2811
As used in this chapter: (a) "Commission" means the Seismic Safety Commission. (b) "Local jurisdiction" means a city, county, or district. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 2812
(a) The projects authorized by this chapter shall promote voluntary actions by local jurisdictions, volunteer agencies and associations, and private...
California Public Resources Code Section 2814
The earthquake preparedness activities established under this chapter shall be carried out by the office. The commission and office shall work...
California Public Resources Code Section 2815
The office may enter into agreements with local, regional, and federal agencies, councils of government, and private organizations and contractors,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3000
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions hereinafter set forth shall govern the construction of this division.
California Public Resources Code Section 3001
"Department," in reference to the government of this state, means the Department of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 3002
"Division," in reference to the government of this state, means the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources in the Department of Conservation;
California Public Resources Code Section 3003
"Director" means the Director of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 3004
"Supervisor" means the State Oil and Gas Supervisor.
California Public Resources Code Section 3005
"Person" includes any individual, firm, association, corporation, or any other group or combination acting as a unit.
California Public Resources Code Section 3006
"Oil" includes petroleum, and "petroleum" includes oil.
California Public Resources Code Section 3007
"Gas" means any natural hydrocarbon gas coming from the earth.
California Public Resources Code Section 3008
(a) "Well" means any oil or gas well or well for the discovery of oil or gas; any well on lands producing or reasonably presumed to contain oil or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3009
"Operator" means a person who, by virtue of ownership, or under the authority of a lease or any other agreement, has the right to drill, operate,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3010
"Production facility" means any equipment attendant to oil and gas production or injection operations including, but not limited to, tanks,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3012
The provisions of this division apply to any land or well situated within the boundaries of an incorporated city in which the drilling of oil wells...
California Public Resources Code Section 3013
This division shall be liberally construed to meet its purposes, and the director and the supervisor, acting with the approval of the director, shall
California Public Resources Code Section 3014
"District" means an oil and gas district as provided for in Section 3100.
California Public Resources Code Section 3015
For the purpose of implementing Section 503 of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978, the supervisor may make the determinations entrusted to state...
California Public Resources Code Section 3100
For the purposes of this chapter, the state is divided into six districts, the boundaries of which shall be fixed by the director.
California Public Resources Code Section 3101
The supervisor shall appoint one chief deputy and at least one district deputy for each of the districts provided for in this chapter, and shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 3102
The Attorney General shall be the legal advisor for the division and shall perform or provide such legal services for the division as it may require.
California Public Resources Code Section 3103
The chief deputy shall be a competent engineer or geologist, registered in the state, and experienced in the development and production of oil and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3104
Each district deputy shall be a competent engineer or geologist, preferably registered in the state, and experienced in the development and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3105
An office under the supervision of a district deputy may be maintained in each district. The office shall be conveniently accessible to the oil and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3106
(a) The supervisor shall so supervise the drilling, operation, maintenance, and abandonment of wells and the operation, maintenance, and removal or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3106.5
Acting with the approval of the director, the supervisor may annually expend, from the amount appropriated to the division, up to ten thousand...
California Public Resources Code Section 3107
A district deputy in each district, designated by the supervisor, shall collect all necessary information regarding the oil and gas wells in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3108
On or before the first day of October of each year the supervisor shall make public, for the benefit of all interested persons, a report in writing...
California Public Resources Code Section 3109
The supervisor may publish any publications, reports, maps, or other printed matter relating to oil and gas, for which there may be public demand. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 3110
All money paid to the Treasurer pursuant to Article 7 (commencing with Section 3400) shall be deposited to the credit of the Oil, Gas, and Geothermal
California Public Resources Code Section 3111
(a) All money received in repayment of repair work done as provided in this chapter shall be returned and credited to the Oil, Gas, and Geothermal...
California Public Resources Code Section 3112
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or of law and except as provided in the State Building Standards Law, Part 2.5 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 3200
An owner or operator of a well or production facility shall designate an agent, giving his or her address, who resides in this state, to receive and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3201
The operator of a well or production facility shall notify the supervisor or the district deputy, in writing, in such form as the supervisor or the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3202
A person who acquires the right to operate a well or production facility, whether by purchase, transfer, assignment, conveyance, exchange, or other...
California Public Resources Code Section 3203
(a) The operator of any well, before commencing the work of drilling the well, shall file with the supervisor or the district deputy a written notice
California Public Resources Code Section 3204
Any operator who, on or after January 1, 1999, engages in the drilling, redrilling, deepening, or in any operation permanently altering the casing,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3205
Any operator who engages in the drilling, redrilling, deepening, or in any operation permanently altering the casing, of one or more wells at any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3205.1
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 3204 and 3205, any person who engages in the drilling, redrilling, deepening, or in any operation permanently altering...
California Public Resources Code Section 3205.2
(a) Notwithstanding Section 3204, any person who engages in the operation of a class II commercial wastewater disposal well, as defined in...
California Public Resources Code Section 3205.5
In lieu of the indemnity bond required by Sections 3204, 3205, 3205.1, 3205.2, and 3206, a deposit may, with the written approval of the supervisor,
California Public Resources Code Section 3206
(a) The operator of any idle well not covered by an indemnity bond provided under Section 3204, subdivision (c) of Section 3205, or subdivision (a)...
California Public Resources Code Section 3206.5
(a) Any city or county may request from the supervisor a list of those wells within its jurisdiction which have not continuously produced oil or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3207
Any individual or blanket indemnity bond issued in compliance with this chapter may be terminated and canceled and the surety be relieved of all...
California Public Resources Code Section 3208
For the purposes of Section 3207, a well is properly completed when it has been shown, to the satisfaction of the supervisor, that the manner of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3208.1
(a) To prevent, as far as possible, damage to life, health, and property, the supervisor or district deputy may order the reabandonment of any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3209
The provisions of Section 3207 as to termination and cancellation shall also apply to all bonds which have been heretofore filed with the supervisor...
California Public Resources Code Section 3210
The owner or operator of any well shall keep, or cause to be kept, a careful and accurate log, core record, and history of the drilling of the well.
California Public Resources Code Section 3211
The log shall show the character and depth of the formation passed through or encountered in the drilling of the well. The log shall show completely
California Public Resources Code Section 3212
The core record shall show the depth, character, and fluid content of cores obtained, so far as determined.
California Public Resources Code Section 3213
The history shall show the location and amount of sidetracked casings, tools, or other material, the depth and quantity of cement in cement plugs,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3214
The log shall be kept in the local office of the owner or operator, and, together with the tour reports of the owner or operator, shall be subject,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3215
Within 60 days after the date of cessation of drilling, rework, or abandonment operations, or the date of suspension of operations, true copies of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3216
The owner or operator of any well, or his local agent, shall file with the supervisor a copy of the log, history, and core record, or any portion...
California Public Resources Code Section 3219
Any person engaged in operating any oil or gas well wherein high pressure gas is known to exist, and any person drilling for oil or gas in any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3219.5
(a) On or before July 1, 2001, the Department of Conservation shall report to the Governor and the Legislature on options for ensuring the existence...
California Public Resources Code Section 3220
The owner or operator of any well on lands producing or reasonably presumed to contain oil or gas shall properly case it with water-tight and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3222
The owner or operator of any well shall, at the request of the supervisor, demonstrate that water from any well is not penetrating oil-bearing or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3223
The district deputy or an inspector designated by the supervisor may be present at the test for shutoff. If the test is personally witnessed by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3224
The supervisor shall order such tests or remedial work as in his judgment are necessary to prevent damage to life, health, property, and natural...
California Public Resources Code Section 3225
Whenever the supervisor or a district deputy issues any written order concerning any operation, an appeal may be made from such order pursuant to the
California Public Resources Code Section 3226
Within 30 days after service of an order pursuant to Sections 3224 and 3225, or Section 3237, or if there has been an appeal from the order to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3227
The owner of any well shall file with the supervisor, on or before the last day of each month, for the last preceding calendar month, a statement, in
California Public Resources Code Section 3227.5
The supervisor shall compile from statements filed pursuant to Section 3227 and publish monthly statistics, within 90 days of the end of each...
California Public Resources Code Section 3227.6
As used in Sections 3227 and 3227.5, the following terms have the following meaning: (a) "Field" means the same general surface area which is...
California Public Resources Code Section 3228
Before abandoning any well in accordance with methods approved by the supervisor or the district deputy, and under his or her direction, the owner or
California Public Resources Code Section 3229
Before commencing any work to abandon any well, the owner or operator shall file with the supervisor or the district deputy a written notice of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3230
The notice of intention to abandon shall contain the following information: (a) The total depth of the well to be abandoned. (b) The complete...
California Public Resources Code Section 3232
The supervisor or the district deputy shall, within 10 days after the receipt of a written report of abandonment, furnish the owner or operator with...
California Public Resources Code Section 3233
(a) The division may develop field rules which establish volumetric thresholds for emergency reporting by the operator of oil discharges to land...
California Public Resources Code Section 3234
(a) (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, all the well records, including production reports, of any owner or operator which are filed...
California Public Resources Code Section 3235
The supervisor may upon his own initiative or shall upon receipt of a written complaint from a person owning land or operating wells within a radius...
California Public Resources Code Section 3236
Any owner or operator, or employee thereof, who refuses to permit the supervisor or the district deputy, or his inspector, to inspect a well, or who...
California Public Resources Code Section 3236.5
(a) A person who violates this chapter or a regulation implementing this chapter is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed twenty-five thousand...
California Public Resources Code Section 3237
(a) (1) The supervisor or district deputy may order the plugging and abandonment of a well that has been deserted whether or not any damage is...
California Public Resources Code Section 3238
(a) For oil and gas produced in this state from a well that qualifies under Section 3251 or which has been inactive for a period of at least the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3240
The supervisor, in cooperation with appropriate state and local agencies, shall conduct a study of abandoned oil and gas wells located in those areas
California Public Resources Code Section 3241
The supervisor, in cooperation with appropriate state and local agencies, shall develop a strategy for extracting existing accumulations of methane...
California Public Resources Code Section 3250
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that hazardous and certain idle-deserted oil and gas wells, as defined in this article, are public...
California Public Resources Code Section 3251
For the purposes of this article, an oil or gas well is a "hazardous well" if the supervisor determines that the well is a potential danger to life,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3251.5
(a) Notwithstanding Section 3251, a well shall be deemed a hazardous well if it has been determined by the supervisor to pose a present danger to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3252
As used in this article, "natural resources" includes land, water, air, minerals, vegetation, wildlife, historical or aesthetic sites, or any other...
California Public Resources Code Section 3253
If any provisions of this article or the application thereof in any circumstances or to any person or public agency is held invalid, the remainder of
California Public Resources Code Section 3254
This article shall be liberally construed and applied to promote its purposes.
California Public Resources Code Section 3255
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this division, the supervisor may order that any of the following operations be carried out on any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3256
(a) The division is hereby authorized to accept, and hold for and in the name of the state, by gift, exchange, purchase, negotiation, or eminent...
California Public Resources Code Section 3257
To effect the purpose of this article, the division is authorized to enter into agreements with any person, public agency, corporation, or other...
California Public Resources Code Section 3258
(a) The division shall not make expenditures pursuant to this article that exceed the following sum in any one fiscal year: (1) Two million...
California Public Resources Code Section 3260
For purposes of this article, the following definitions apply: (a) "Account" means the Acute Orphan Well Account established under Section 3261.
California Public Resources Code Section 3261
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, including the expenditure limitations of Section 3258, the division shall administer and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3262
(a) The Conservation Committee of the California Oil and Gas Producers shall act as an advisory committee, for the purposes of this article only, to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3263
(a) The division shall establish the following fees, up to a maximum of one million dollars ($1,000,000) annually, and payable to the division, for...
California Public Resources Code Section 3264
Notwithstanding the limitations contained in Section 3261 upon appropriation, a maximum of 5 percent of the total annual fees deposited in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3265
If the balance in the account exceeds one million five hundred thousand dollars ($1,500,000) at the start of the fiscal year, the collection of all...
California Public Resources Code Section 3266
The division may adopt regulations to implement this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 3270
(a) The division shall, by regulation, prescribe minimum facility maintenance standards for all production facilities in the state. The regulations...
California Public Resources Code Section 3270.1
Within three months of its acquisition of a production facility or at the time of the initial production at its production facility, the facility...
California Public Resources Code Section 3270.2
The division shall inspect production facilities to ensure compliance with the standards prescribed in the regulations promulgated pursuant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3270.3
In addition to any other remedy provided by law, the supervisor, upon his or her determination or that of the district deputy that a production...
California Public Resources Code Section 3270.4
(a) In addition to the bonding requirements under Article 4 (commencing with Section 3200), for an operator with a history of violating this chapter...
California Public Resources Code Section 3275
The Legislature of the State of California hereby ratifies and approves "The Interstate Compact to Conserve Oil and Gas," and the amendment,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3276
The provisions of the interstate compact referred to in Section 3275 are as follows: AN AGREEMENT TO AMEND, EXTEND AND RENEW THE INTERSTATE...
California Public Resources Code Section 3277
The Governor is hereby designated as the official representative of the State of California on the Interstate Oil Compact Commission provided for in...
California Public Resources Code Section 3270.3
In addition to any other remedy provided by law, the supervisor, upon his or her determination or that of the district deputy that a production...
California Public Resources Code Section 3270.4
(a) In addition to the bonding requirements under Article 4 (commencing with Section 3200), for an operator with a history of violating this chapter...
California Public Resources Code Section 3300
The unreasonable waste of natural gas by the act, omission, sufferance, or insistence of the lessor, lessee or operator of any land containing oil or
California Public Resources Code Section 3301
Whenever the supervisor finds that it is in the interest of the protection of oil or gas from unreasonable waste, the lessors, lessees, operators or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3302
Upon complaint being made to the director by any person operating in any oil field that there is occurring or threatened an unreasonable waste of gas
California Public Resources Code Section 3303
Notice of the time and place of the hearing shall be given by publication in a newspaper printed and published in the county in which the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3304
The place of hearing shall be in the county or in any of the counties in which the unreasonable waste of gas is alleged to be taking place or to be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3305
At the hearing all persons interested are entitled to be heard and may present testimony either oral or written. All witnesses shall be sworn, and a
California Public Resources Code Section 3306
Upon the conclusion of the hearing, the supervisor shall determine whether or not there is an unreasonable waste of gas in the field, in existence or
California Public Resources Code Section 3307
If it appears that gas is being produced from any oil well or wells in quantities exceeding a reasonable proportion to the amount of oil produced...
California Public Resources Code Section 3308
If the waste of gas is found to be unreasonable, an order shall be made by the supervisor directing that the unreasonable waste of gas be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3309
A copy of the supervisor's order shall be posted in a conspicuous place upon the property affected, and the order shall become final 10 days after...
California Public Resources Code Section 3310
When the decision of the supervisor that there is an unreasonable waste of gas occurring or threatened has become final, a certified copy thereof...
California Public Resources Code Section 3311
In those suits, a restraining order shall not be issued ex parte, and a temporary or permanent injunction issued in the proceedings shall not be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3312
Whenever it appears to the director that the owners, lessors, lessees, or operators of any well or wells producing oil and gas or oil or gas are...
California Public Resources Code Section 3313
In such suits a restraining order shall not be issued ex parte, and a temporary or permanent injunction issued in such proceedings shall not be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3314
Proceedings to enjoin waste as contemplated by this chapter shall be special proceedings restricted to the single issue whether gas is being produced
California Public Resources Code Section 3315
It is hereby found and determined: (a) That the people of the State of California have a direct and primary interest in arresting and ameliorating
California Public Resources Code Section 3316
Unless the context otherwise requires, the general provisions and definitions contained in this chapter govern the construction of this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.1
As used in this article, "person" means any natural person, corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.2
"Pool" means an underground reservoir containing, or appearing at the time of determination to contain, a common accumulation of crude petroleum oil...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.3
"Field" means the same general surface area which is underlaid or reasonably appears to be underlaid by one or more pools.
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.4
"Repressuring operations" means gas injection operations, water injection operations, water flooding operations, or any combination thereof, or any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.5
"Subsidence" means sinking, lowering, collapsing, compaction or other movement of the land whether covered by water or not.
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.6
"Unit area" means all or part of a pool or pools included within the area embraced by a unit created pursuant to an order of the supervisor as...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.7
"Unit production" means all oil, gas and other hydrocarbon substances produced from a unit area from the effective date of the order of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.8
"Fieldwide repressuring plan" means a plan based upon a competent engineering study or studies, prepared by a petroleum engineer licensed by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.9
"Unit agreement" means and includes, in addition to the unit agreement, any unit operating agreement, consent agreement and other agreement entered...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.10
"Increased production" means that portion of the oil or gas produced from all wells bottomed within a unit area, or within any other area where the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.11
"Working interest" means an interest held in lands by virtue of fee title, including lands held in trust, a lease, operating agreement or otherwise,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.12
"Working interest owner" means a person owning a working interest.
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.13
"Royalty interest" means a right to or interest in oil and gas produced from any lands or in the proceeds of the first sale thereof other than a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.14
"Royalty interest owner" means a person owning a royalty interest.
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.15
"Unit operator" means the person or persons designated by the unit agreement or in accordance with subdivisions (g) and (j) of Section 3322 as...
California Public Resources Code Section 3316.16
"Land" means both surface and mineral rights.
California Public Resources Code Section 3317
This article applies only to lands, referred to in Section 3315, overlying or immediately adjacent to a producing pool or pools, when such lands are...
California Public Resources Code Section 3318
An order of the supervisor which involves tide or submerged lands which may have been granted to any city, county, or city and county, or district,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3319
(a) The supervisor, upon the supervisor's own motion, may, or shall, upon the application of any city, county, or city and county, any part of which...
California Public Resources Code Section 3319.1
Prior to the adoption of a fieldwide repressuring plan and general specifications of the work to be done thereunder, as provided in Section 3319, the
California Public Resources Code Section 3320
(a) The policy of conducting voluntary repressuring operations in a pool or pools, or portions thereof, in order to arrest or ameliorate subsidence,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3320.1
(a) An agreement for the management, development and operation of two or more tracts in a pool or pools, or portions thereof, in a field as a unit...
California Public Resources Code Section 3320.2
If the supervisor determines that sufficient of the working interest owners and royalty interest owners to make repressuring operations feasible in...
California Public Resources Code Section 3320.3
In determining, as required by Section 3320.2, whether the estimated cost of initiating and conducting such repressuring operations will exceed the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3320.4
In order to encourage the initiation and conduct of repressuring operations with the greatest possible speed in a subsidence area, the State, or any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3320.5
No working or royalty interest owner shall be liable for any loss or damage resulting from repressuring or other operations connected with the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3321
(a) Subject to the limitations specified in this article, the supervisor shall have the power to issue a compulsory unit order upon the petition of a
California Public Resources Code Section 3322
An order of the supervisor requiring unit operation, pursuant to Section 3321, may include lands owned by any person as defined in Section 3316.1,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3322.1
No order of the supervisor creating a unit and prescribing the plan of unitization applicable thereto shall become effective unless and until the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3323
Notice of the time and place of any hearing to be held by the supervisor shall be given by publication in a newspaper of general circulation printed...
California Public Resources Code Section 3324
At hearings all persons interested are entitled to be heard and present evidence, both oral and written. All such persons shall be sworn, and a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3325
The supervisor shall make and enforce all rules and regulations necessary or proper to accomplish the purposes of this article or to administer or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3326
An order requiring unit operation may be amended for good cause by a subsequent order entered by the supervisor, except that no such order or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3327
Subject to the limitations in this article governing the creation of the unit previously established, the supervisor, by entry of a new order after a
California Public Resources Code Section 3328
(a) The portion of unit production allocated to a separately owned tract shall be deemed, for all purposes, to have been actually produced from such...
California Public Resources Code Section 3329
The unit operator shall be authorized on behalf of and for the account of all the respective owners or possessors of the mineral rights within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3330
When unit expenses incurred by a unit operator on behalf of the unit have not been paid, the unit operator may, in order to secure payment of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3331
Any order issued by the supervisor pursuant to this article, from its effective date, shall be binding upon each person owning or claiming any legal...
California Public Resources Code Section 3332
Within 30 days after the written notice of the entry of a final order of the supervisor, or within such further time as the supervisor may grant for...
California Public Resources Code Section 3333
(a) A final order of the supervisor shall be subject to judicial review by filing a petition for a writ of mandate in accordance with the provisions...
California Public Resources Code Section 3334
The pendency of actions before the superior court or proceedings for review before any other court of competent jurisdiction of itself shall not stay
California Public Resources Code Section 3335
If an action for judicial review has not been commenced within the time prescribed for such action, or, if filed, the time within which to process an
California Public Resources Code Section 3336
The supervisor upon his own motion may, or shall upon the application of any interested person, hold a public hearing for the purpose of determining...
California Public Resources Code Section 3337
The division shall exercise surveillance over all repressuring operations in the state.
California Public Resources Code Section 3341
At the termination of oil and gas production from a unit area established or approved pursuant to this article and the abandonment of attempts to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3342
To the extent necessary to conform to the provisions and requirements of this article, and to any order of unitization or other order, rule or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3343
(a) Any person who willfully violates any provision of this article or any rule, regulation or order of the supervisor, shall be subject to a penalty
California Public Resources Code Section 3344
(a) Whenever it appears that any person is violating or threatening to violate any provision of this article, or any rule, regulation or order of the
California Public Resources Code Section 3345
No finding or determination made by the supervisor under the provisions of this article or by any court in proceedings involving the enforcement or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3346
The provisions of this article shall supersede any conflicting provisions contained in any legislative grant of tide and submerged lands, or in any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3347
If any section, subsection, subdivision, sentence or clause of this article is adjudged to be unconstitutional or invalid, such adjudication shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 3350
The lessor, lessee, or any operator or any well owner, or the owner of any rig, derrick, or other operating structure, or his local agent, shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 3351
Immediately upon filing of a notice of appeal, the director shall call for a public hearing upon the appeal. The hearing upon the appeal before...
California Public Resources Code Section 3352
Within 10 days from the date of the taking of the appeal, a minimum 20 days notice in writing shall be given to the appellant of the time and place...
California Public Resources Code Section 3353
(a) The director, after hearing, shall affirm, set aside, or modify the order from which the appeal is taken. (b) Within 20 days from the date of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3354
The decision of the director may be reviewed by writ of administrative mandamus from the superior court of the county in which the district is...
California Public Resources Code Section 3355
No new or additional evidence shall be introduced in the court, but the cause shall be heard upon the record of the director. The review shall not be
California Public Resources Code Section 3356
If a review is not taken within 10 days, or if taken, in case the decision of the director is affirmed, any charge, including penalty and interest...
California Public Resources Code Section 3357
In any proceeding before the director, and in any proceeding instituted by the supervisor for the purpose of enforcing or carrying out the provisions
California Public Resources Code Section 3358
Witnesses shall be entitled to receive the fees and mileage fixed by law in civil causes, payable from the Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Administrative...
California Public Resources Code Section 3359
In case of the failure or neglect on the part of any person to comply with any order of the supervisor or the director, or any subpoena, or upon the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3400
The charges directed to be levied by this article are necessary in the exercise of the police power of the State and to provide a means by which to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3401
The proceeds of charges levied, assessed, and collected pursuant to this article upon the properties of every person operating or owning an interest...
California Public Resources Code Section 3402
There shall annually be imposed upon the person operating each oil well in this state, or owning royalty or other interests in respect to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3403
There shall annually be imposed upon the person operating each gas well in this state, or owning royalty or other interests with respect to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3403.5
(a) The Legislature finds that there are underground storage facilities for gas that utilize depleted or partially depleted oil or gas reservoirs. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 3404
The charges authorized by this article are in addition to any and all charges, taxes, assessments, or licenses of any kind or nature paid by or upon...
California Public Resources Code Section 3405
The department shall prescribe the form and contents of all reports for making the charge or for other purposes to carry out the intent and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3406
Every person chargeable under this article, shall on or before March 15th of each year, file a report with the department. The report shall show all...
California Public Resources Code Section 3407
The department may, for good cause shown, by order entered upon its records, extend for not exceeding thirty days, the time for filing any report...
California Public Resources Code Section 3407.5
If the person filing the report required under Section 3406, by error or otherwise fails to include the full amount of oil or gas production in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3408
(a) If any person chargeable under this article fails or refuses to file with the department, within the time prescribed in this article, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3410
The department shall, on or before June 15th of each year, acting in conjunction with the Department of Finance, make an estimate of the amount of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3412
On or before the 15th of June of each year, the department shall determine the rate or rates which will produce the sums necessary to be raised as...
California Public Resources Code Section 3413
Between the first of March and the 15th of June in each year, the department shall assess and levy the charges as provided in this article. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 3417
The notice shall state: (a) That the assessment of property and levy of charges under this article has been completed. (b) That the records of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3418
The department shall prepare each year a record called the "Record of Assessments and Charges" in which shall be entered each assessment and levy or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3419
On or before the first of July the department shall deliver to the State Controller the record of assessments and charges, certified to by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3420
(a) (1) No charges shall be levied for assessments on oil and gas production of less than ten dollars ($10). (2) The charges are due and payable...
California Public Resources Code Section 3421
Every payment on a delinquent charge shall be applied as follows: (a) First, to any interest due on the charge. (b) Second, to any penalty...
California Public Resources Code Section 3423
(a) If any person fails to pay any charge or penalty imposed under this chapter at the time that it becomes due and payable, the amount thereof,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3423.2
A warrant may be issued by the Controller or his or her duly authorized representative for the collection of any charges, interest and penalties and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3423.3
Notwithstanding any provisions of law to the contrary, the owner of said land may redeem from any execution sale within a period of three years upon...
California Public Resources Code Section 3423.4
The sheriff shall receive, upon the completion of his or her services pursuant to a warrant, and the Controller is authorized to pay to him or her...
California Public Resources Code Section 3423.6
In the event that the lien of the charges, penalties or interest attaches to real property from which the oil or gas is extracted and more than one...
California Public Resources Code Section 3423.9
It is expressly provided that the remedies provided herein of the state shall be cumulative and that no action by the Controller shall be construed...
California Public Resources Code Section 3424
All charges assessed and levied shall be paid to the State Treasurer upon the order of the Controller. The Controller shall record the payment of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3425
Errors appearing upon the face of any assessment on the record of assessments, or overcharges may be corrected by the Controller, with the consent of
California Public Resources Code Section 3426
The Controller shall, on or before the thirtieth day of May next following the delinquency of any charge, bring an action in the name of the people...
California Public Resources Code Section 3427
The Attorney General, as provided in section 3102, shall commence and prosecute any such action to final judgment.
California Public Resources Code Section 3428
In such actions the record of assessments and charges, or a copy of so much thereof as is applicable, duly certified by the Controller, showing...
California Public Resources Code Section 3429
Payment of the penalties and charges, or the amount of the judgment recovered in the action, shall be made to the State Treasurer.
California Public Resources Code Section 3430
Any person claiming and protesting that the assessment made or charges assessed against him are void, in whole or in part, may bring an action...
California Public Resources Code Section 3431
Whenever an action is commenced under the provisions of Section 3430, a copy of the complaint and of the summons shall be served upon the treasurer...
California Public Resources Code Section 3432
The Attorney General, as provided in section 3102, shall defend the action. The provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure relating to pleadings,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3433
Failure to begin the action within the time specified in section 3430 is a bar to recovery of the charges. In any such action the court may render...
California Public Resources Code Section 3450
The Legislature takes notice of the existence of the Conservation Committee of California Oil Producers and of the fact that said committee for a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3451
"Maximum Efficient Rate," commonly referred to as "MER," is defined as the highest daily rate of production which can be sustained economically from...
California Public Resources Code Section 3460
(a) As used in this article: (1) "Used oil" has the same meaning as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 25250.1 of the Health and Safety Code.
California Public Resources Code Section 3462
The Legislature finds that almost 100 million gallons of used automotive and industrial oil are generated each year in the state; that used oil is a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3463
It is the intent of the Legislature in enacting this article that used oil shall be collected and recycled to the maximum extent possible, by means...
California Public Resources Code Section 3465
The board shall conduct a public education program to inform the public of the needs for and benefits of collecting and recycling used oil in order...
California Public Resources Code Section 3466
(a) The board shall prescribe guidelines for providing safe and conveniently located facilities for the deposit of used oil by persons possessing not
California Public Resources Code Section 3469
The board, and every state officer and employee, shall encourage the purchase of recycled oil products represented as substantially equivalent to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3470
(a) All rules and regulations of the board shall be adopted, amended, and repealed in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3473
If any provision of this article or the application of it to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other...
California Public Resources Code Section 3475
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Used Oil Collection Demonstration Grant Program Act of 1990.
California Public Resources Code Section 3476
The definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 3477
"Administrative costs" means those costs directly associated with regulation of the implementation of a used oil collection project.
California Public Resources Code Section 3477.1
"Board" means the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
California Public Resources Code Section 3477.5
"Capital outlay" means those costs directly associated with the purchase of equipment necessary to implement a used oil collection project. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 3478
"Local agency" means a city, county, or city and county.
California Public Resources Code Section 3479
"Used oil collection project" means a project undertaken by a local agency to encourage the collection, recycling, and proper disposal of used oil...
California Public Resources Code Section 3480
(a) The board shall develop and administer a used oil grant program. The board shall adopt regulations for the administration of this chapter and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3481
The purpose of the used oil collection demonstration grant program is to encourage the establishment of public used oil collection projects and to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3482
(a) A local agency shall not use more than 5 percent of any grant for administrative costs. (b) The board shall not use more than 10 percent of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3483
The board shall establish criteria for the granting of funds for used oil collection projects conducted by local agencies, including, but not limited
California Public Resources Code Section 3484
(a) Local agencies which have established public used oil curbside collection projects on or before January 1, 1991, are eligible for grants under...
California Public Resources Code Section 3485
Grant funds shall be made available on a competitive basis to local agencies if requests for grants exceed available funds.
California Public Resources Code Section 3485.5
The following criteria shall be used to evaluate grant applications: (a) The need for a used oil collection project within a jurisdiction. (b)...
California Public Resources Code Section 3486
The board shall determine the contents of grant applications and the methods for evaluating the applications.
California Public Resources Code Section 3487
The board shall evaluate each grant application for its potential to satisfy the requirements of this chapter and shall award the grant based on the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3489
A local agency that establishes or otherwise expends grant funds provided pursuant to this chapter shall: (a) Comply with the requirements in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3490
Storage containers, such as drums and tanks, used to store used oil shall be in good condition and shall meet any applicable design and construction...
California Public Resources Code Section 3491
There is hereby created in the State Treasury the Used Oil Collection Demonstration Grant Fund. Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government...
California Public Resources Code Section 3492
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 13340 and 16361 of the Government Code, and to the extent permitted by federal law, the sum of one million dollars...
California Public Resources Code Section 3494
Funds transferred from the Petroleum Violation Escrow Account by this article shall be transferred by the Controller, subject to approval by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3500
All persons, firms, corporations, and associations are prohibited from wilfully permitting natural gas wastefully to escape into the atmosphere.
California Public Resources Code Section 3501
Any person, firm, corporation, or association who digs, drills, excavates, constructs, or owns, or controls a well from which natural gas flows...
California Public Resources Code Section 3502
Any person, firm, corporation, or association who wilfully violates any of the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a
California Public Resources Code Section 3503
Each day during which natural gas is wilfully allowed wastefully or unnecessarily to escape into the atmosphere is a separate and distinct violation...
California Public Resources Code Section 3600
Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, any well hereafter drilled for oil or gas, or hereafter drilled and permitted to produce oil or gas,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3601
Where several contiguous parcels of land in one or different ownerships are operated as a single oil or gas lease or operating unit, the term "outer...
California Public Resources Code Section 3602
Where a parcel of land contains one acre or more, but is less than 250 feet in width, there may be drilled on the parcel of land not more than one...
California Public Resources Code Section 3602.1
Where a parcel of land contains one acre or more and the hydrocarbons to be developed are too heavy or viscous to produce by normal means, and the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3602.2
In determining the area of parcels of land for the purposes of this chapter, the area of the oil and gas mineral estate shall be used exclusively.
California Public Resources Code Section 3603
For the purposes of this chapter, an alley which intersects or lies within any block or other subdivision unit is not a public street or road.
California Public Resources Code Section 3604
Each day in which the drilling of any well is carried on, or on which it is permitted to produce oil or gas in violation of this chapter is a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3605
The provisions of this chapter do not apply to any field producing oil or gas on August 14, 1931.
California Public Resources Code Section 3606
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, where a parcel of land contains one acre or more and where all or substantially all of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3606.1
The 150-foot restriction in Sections 3600 and elsewhere in this chapter shall apply only to wells drilled and producing from the same zone or pool;...
California Public Resources Code Section 3607
The prohibition set forth in Section 3600 against drilling within 100 feet of any public street or highway shall not apply in the case of any street...
California Public Resources Code Section 3608
Where land aggregating less than one acre is surrounded by other lands, which other lands are subject to an oil and gas lease aggregating one acre or
California Public Resources Code Section 3608.1
The owner or operator of any leasehold, into which land has been included under the provisions of Section 3608, shall cause to be recorded an...
California Public Resources Code Section 3609
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, if the supervisor determines, pursuant to rules and regulations and after a public hearing,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3630
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the management, development, and operation of lands as a unit for the production of oil and gas aids...
California Public Resources Code Section 3631
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed in such a manner as to conflict with the provisions of Article 2 (commencing with Section 6826) of Chapter
California Public Resources Code Section 3635
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 3635.1
"Person" means any natural person, corporation, association, partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, receiver, trustee, executor,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3635.2
"Land" means both surface and mineral rights.
California Public Resources Code Section 3635.3
"Pool" means an underground reservoir containing, or appearing at the time of determination to contain, a common accumulation of crude petroleum oil...
California Public Resources Code Section 3635.4
"Field" means the same general surface area which is underlaid or reasonably appears to be underlaid by one or more pools.
California Public Resources Code Section 3635.5
"Tracts of land" means land areas under separate ownership which are all of the following: (a) Contiguous either on the surface or in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3636
"Unit agreement" means and includes, in addition to the unit agreement entered into pursuant to the provisions of Article 3 (commencing with Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 3636.1
"Unit area" means all lands included within an area subject to a unit agreement entered into pursuant to the provisions of Article 3 (commencing with
California Public Resources Code Section 3636.2
"Unit production" means all oil, gas, and other hydrocarbon substances produced from a unit area from the effective date of a unit agreement approved
California Public Resources Code Section 3636.3
"Unit operator" means the person or persons designated by the working interest owners as operator or operators of the unit area.
California Public Resources Code Section 3637
"Working interest" means an interest held in lands by virtue of fee title, including lands held in trust, a lease, operating agreement, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3637.1
"Working interest owner" means a person owning a working interest.
California Public Resources Code Section 3637.2
"Royalty interest" means a right to or interest in oil and gas produced from any lands or in the proceeds of the first sale thereof other than a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3637.3
"Royalty interest owner" means a person owning a royalty interest.
California Public Resources Code Section 3640
Tracts of land may be unitized as provided in this article to provide for the management, development, and operation thereof as a unit to prevent, or
California Public Resources Code Section 3641
An agreement for the management, development, and operation of two or more tracts of land in the same field or in the same producing or prospective...
California Public Resources Code Section 3642
Any proposed agreement for unit operation of tracts of land which has been consented to by persons who own title to working interests which aggregate
California Public Resources Code Section 3643
The unit agreement shall be approved, if, after a public hearing, the supervisor finds all of the following: (a) The unit area of the proposed...
California Public Resources Code Section 3644
A tract of land's fair, equitable, and reasonable share of the unit production shall be measured by the value of such tract for oil and gas purposes...
California Public Resources Code Section 3645
Upon giving his approval to the unit agreement pursuant to Section 3643, the supervisor shall issue an order directing unit operations of the unit...
California Public Resources Code Section 3646
The supervisor's order shall include fair and reasonable provisions for all of the following: (a) The date when all tracts of land not theretofore
California Public Resources Code Section 3647
The owner of any working interest or royalty interest in a tract which is the subject of a unit agreement who did not consent to the proposed unit...
California Public Resources Code Section 3648
Any unit agreement approved by the supervisor shall contain a provision under which a party whose surface land is being utilized for the benefit of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3649
Any proposed modification of an approved unit agreement shall be submitted by the unit operator to the supervisor for his review and approval. No...
California Public Resources Code Section 3650
If at any time after the entry of an order of unitization issued pursuant to Section 3645, it develops that all or a portion of a further tract or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3651
The supervisor shall issue his order that such further tract or tracts of land insofar as they contain the pool or pools, or portions thereof, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3652
The supervisor's order issued pursuant to Section 3651 shall contain a fair basis for allocating production to such further tract or tracts of land...
California Public Resources Code Section 3653
Any disagreement with respect to the unit operation between persons owning any interest in the pool or pools, or portions thereof, subject to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3653.5
A petition requesting approval of a unit agreement and each copy thereof shall contain or have attached to it: (a) A request that the supervisor...
California Public Resources Code Section 3654
Any and all decisions or determinations made by the supervisor under the provisions of this chapter shall be appealable to any court of competent...
California Public Resources Code Section 3655
The three-fourths interests referred to in Sections 3642, 3649, and 3651 shall be determined as follows: (a) A total value, composed of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3656
No unit agreement approved by the supervisor pursuant to the provisions of this chapter shall effect or result in, or be construed to effect or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3657
Operations incident to the drilling, producing, or operating of a well or wells on any portion of a unit area under a unit agreement approved by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3658
Any order of the supervisor issued pursuant to this article shall, from and after its effective date, be effective as to, and be binding upon, each...
California Public Resources Code Section 3659
Prior to any public hearing held by the supervisor pursuant to this chapter, the supervisor shall give reasonable written notice of the hearing to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3680
A person to whom another is indebted for expenses incurred in carrying on unit operations may, in order to secure payment of the amount due, fix a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3681
The lien shall be a first lien on the production and otherwise shall be of the same nature and subject to foreclosure in the same manner and within...
California Public Resources Code Section 3685
Within three months after the effective date of this chapter, the supervisor shall, after one or more public hearings, adopt regulations governing...
California Public Resources Code Section 3690
This chapter shall not be deemed a preemption by the state of any existing right of cities and counties to enact and enforce laws and regulations...
California Public Resources Code Section 3700
It is hereby found and determined that the people of the State of California have a direct and primary interest in the development of geothermal...
California Public Resources Code Section 3701
For the purposes of this chapter, "geothermal resources" shall mean geothermal resources as defined in Section 6903 of this code.
California Public Resources Code Section 3702
For the purposes of this chapter, "geothermal resources area" means the same general surface area which is underlaid, or reasonably appears to be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3703
"Well" means any well for the discovery of geothermal resources or any well on lands producing geothermal resources or reasonably presumed to contain
California Public Resources Code Section 3703.1
"Low-temperature geothermal resources" are fluids that have value by virtue of the heat contained therein and have a temperature that is not more...
California Public Resources Code Section 3704
"Department", in reference to the government of this state, means the Department of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 3705
"Division," in reference to the government of this state, means the Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources in the Department of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 3706
"Director" means the Director of Conservation.
California Public Resources Code Section 3707
"Supervisor" means the State Oil and Gas Supervisor.
California Public Resources Code Section 3708
"Person" includes any individual, firm, association, corporation, or any other group or combination acting as a unit.
California Public Resources Code Section 3709
"Operator" means any person drilling, maintaining, operating, pumping, or in control of any well.
California Public Resources Code Section 3710
"Owner" includes "operator" when any well is operated or has been operated or is about to be operated by any person other than the owner.
California Public Resources Code Section 3711
"Operator" includes "owner" when any well is or has been or is about to be operated by or under the direction of the owner.
California Public Resources Code Section 3712
This chapter shall be liberally construed to meet its purposes, and the director and the supervisor, acting with the approval of the director, shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 3714
The State Oil and Gas Supervisor shall so supervise the drilling, operation, maintenance and abandonment of geothermal resources wells as to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3714.5
The supervisor, pursuant to regulation, shall designate geothermal resources areas and may exclude from the operation of this chapter certain wells...
California Public Resources Code Section 3715
The supervisor shall also supervise the drilling, operation, maintenance, and abandonment of wells so as to permit the owners or operators of such...
California Public Resources Code Section 3715.5
For the purposes of the California Environmental Quality Act (commencing with Section 21000), the division shall be the lead agency as defined in...
California Public Resources Code Section 3716
The district deputy in each district shall collect all information regarding the wells in the district necessary for the proper supervision of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3717
Upon request, the supervisor shall notify the Department of Fish and Game and the California regional water quality control board in the area...
California Public Resources Code Section 3718
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed as superseding any of the provisions of Division 7 (commencing with Section 13000) of the Water Code or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3719
The supervisor shall publish any publications, reports, maps, statistical data or other printed matter relating to geothermal resources, for which...
California Public Resources Code Section 3720
For the purposes of this chapter, the state may be divided into one or more districts, the boundaries of which shall be fixed by the director.
California Public Resources Code Section 3721
Every owner or operator of any well shall designate an agent, giving his or her address, who resides in this state, to receive and accept all orders,
California Public Resources Code Section 3722
The owner or operator of any well shall notify the supervisor or the district deputy, in writing, in such form as the supervisor or the district...
California Public Resources Code Section 3723
Every person who acquires the ownership or operation of any well, whether by purchase, transfer, assignment, conveyance, exchange, or otherwise,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3723.5
Any person who acquires the ownership or operation of any well or wells, whether by purchase, transfer, assignment, conveyance, exchange, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3724
The owner or operator of any well, before commencing the original drilling of a well or the redrilling of an abandoned well, shall file with the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3724.1
An owner or operator may submit to the supervisor for approval a written program to drill a shallow well or wells for temperature-gradient monitoring
California Public Resources Code Section 3724.2
If, after study by the supervisor, it is determined that one or all of the wells proposed pursuant to Section 3724.1 require additional supervision,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3724.3
Drilling of program wells, as described in Section 3724.1, shall not commence until approval is given by the supervisor or the district deputy. If...
California Public Resources Code Section 3724.35
The supervisor may adopt regulations governing intermediate and deep wells drilled for temperature-gradient monitoring purposes. The regulations may
California Public Resources Code Section 3724.4
The proposal, and all other data submitted as required by Sections 3724.1, 3724.2, and 3724.3, shall be maintained in a confidential status as...
California Public Resources Code Section 3724.5
To provide funds for the supervision of geothermal resource wells, the supervisor shall establish an annual well fee, and penalties for late payment,
California Public Resources Code Section 3724.6
The permit application fees established in Sections 3724 and 3724.1 shall be made payable by the operator to the Department of Conservation, and the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3725
Every person who engages in the drilling, redrilling, deepening, maintaining, or abandoning of any well, except a low-temperature geothermal well,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3725.5
Any person who engages in the drilling, redrilling, deepening, maintaining, or abandoning of any low-temperature well, as defined in Section 3703.1,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3726
Any person who engages in the drilling, redrilling, deepening, maintaining, or abandoning of one or more wells at any time, may file with the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3728
Any individual or blanket indemnity bond issued in compliance with this chapter may, with the consent of the supervisor, be terminated and canceled...
California Public Resources Code Section 3728.5
In lieu of the bond required by Sections 3723.5, 3725, 3725.5, and 3726, a deposit may, with the written approval of the supervisor, be given...
California Public Resources Code Section 3729
For the purposes of Section 3728, a well is properly abandoned when it has been shown to the satisfaction of the supervisor that all proper steps...
California Public Resources Code Section 3730
The owner or operator of any well shall keep, or cause to be kept, a careful and accurate log, core record, and history of the drilling of the well.
California Public Resources Code Section 3731
The log shall show the character and depth of the formation passed through or encountered in the drilling of the well, the amount, size and weight of
California Public Resources Code Section 3732
The core record shall show the depth, character, and fluid content of cores obtained, so far as determined.
California Public Resources Code Section 3733
The history shall show the location and amount of sidetracked casings, tools, or other material, the depth and quantity of cement in cement plugs,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3734
The log shall be kept in the local office of the owner or operator and, together with the tour reports of the owner or operator, shall be subject,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3735
Upon the completion or abandonment of any well or upon the suspension of operations upon any well, true copies of the log, core record, history, and,
California Public Resources Code Section 3736
The owner or operator of any well, or his local agent, shall file with the supervisor a copy of the log, history, and core record, or any portion...
California Public Resources Code Section 3737
A well is completed, for the purposes of this chapter, 30 days after it has commenced to produce a geothermal resource unless drilling operations are
California Public Resources Code Section 3739
Any person engaged in operating any wells wherein high pressures are known to exist, and any person drilling for geothermal resources in any district
California Public Resources Code Section 3740
The owner or operator of any well on lands producing or reasonably presumed to contain geothermal resources shall properly case it with watertight...
California Public Resources Code Section 3741
The supervisor shall require such tests or remedial work as in his judgment are necessary to prevent damage to life, health, property, and natural...
California Public Resources Code Section 3742.2
Any person having drilled a well or wells on state, federal or private lands which are producing or, according to the supervisor, are capable of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3743
Whenever the supervisor or a district deputy makes or gives any written direction concerning the drilling, testing, or other operations in any well...
California Public Resources Code Section 3744
(a) Within 30 days from the date of service of an order made pursuant to Section 3743, the operator shall commence in good faith the work ordered and
California Public Resources Code Section 3745
The owner of any well producing geothermal resources or injecting fluids associated with geothermal operations shall file with the supervisor, on or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3746
Before abandoning any well in accordance with methods approved by the supervisor or the district deputy, and under his direction, the owner or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3747
Before any work is commenced to abandon any well, the owner or operator shall give written notice to the supervisor or the district deputy of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3748
The supervisor, or the district deputy, shall before the proposed date of commencing work to abandon such well, furnish to the owner or operator...
California Public Resources Code Section 3749
If the supervisor or the district deputy fails to give the owner or operator a written report or request within the specified time, such failure...
California Public Resources Code Section 3750
Within 60 days after the completion of abandonment of any well, the owner or operator of the well shall make, in such form as the supervisor or the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3751
No person, whether as principal, agent, servant, employee, or otherwise, shall remove the casing or any portion thereof, from any well without first...
California Public Resources Code Section 3752
(a) (1) Except as otherwise provided in this section, all the well records, including production records, of an owner or operator that are filed...
California Public Resources Code Section 3753
Upon receipt by the supervisor or by a district deputy of a written complaint, alleging a condition in violation of this chapter, specifically...
California Public Resources Code Section 3754
Any owner or operator, or employee thereof, who refuses to permit the supervisor or the district deputy, or his or her inspector, to inspect a well...
California Public Resources Code Section 3754.5
(a) Any person who violates this chapter or any regulation implementing this chapter is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed five thousand...
California Public Resources Code Section 3755
The supervisor or his deputy may order the abandonment of any well that has been deserted whether or not any damage is occurring or threatened by...
California Public Resources Code Section 3756
Whenever the supervisor finds that it is in the interest of the protection of geothermal resources from unreasonable waste, the lessors, lessees,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3757
Any well hereafter drilled for the discovery and production of geothermal resources, which is located within 100 feet of an outer boundary of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3757.1
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, where a parcel of land contains one acre or more and all or substantially all of the surface...
California Public Resources Code Section 3757.2
For the purpose of developing low-temperature geothermal resources, the supervisor may approve the exemption of any low-temperature geothermal well...
California Public Resources Code Section 3758
Where several contiguous parcels of land in one or different ownerships are operated as a single geothermal resources lease or operating unit, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3759
For the purpose of this chapter, an alley which intersects or lies within any block or other subdivision unit is not a public street or road.
California Public Resources Code Section 3760
Each day in which the drilling of any well is carried on, or on which it is permitted to produce geothermal resources in violation of this chapter is
California Public Resources Code Section 3761
The provisions regarding the location of geothermal resources wells do not apply to any wells producing geothermal resources on the effective date of
California Public Resources Code Section 3762
The lessor, lessee, or any operator or any well owner, or the owner of any rig, derrick, or other operating structure, or his local agent, shall,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3764
Within 10 days from the taking of the appeal, 10 days' notice in writing shall be given to the appellant of the time and place of the hearing. For...
California Public Resources Code Section 3765
The director, after hearing, shall affirm, set aside, or modify the order from which the appeal is taken. Within 10 days after hearing the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3766
The decision of the director may be reviewed by writ of certiorari from the superior court of the county in which the well, or wells, affected by the
California Public Resources Code Section 3767
No new or additional evidence shall be introduced in the court, but the cause shall be heard upon the record of the director. The review shall not be
California Public Resources Code Section 3768
If a review is not taken within 10 days, or if taken, in case the decision of the director, or, if there is no decision, the order of the supervisor,
California Public Resources Code Section 3769
In any proceeding instituted by the supervisor for the purpose of enforcing or carrying out the provisions of this chapter, or for the purpose of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3770
Witnesses shall be entitled to receive the fees and mileage fixed by law in civil causes, payable from the Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Administrative...
California Public Resources Code Section 3771
In case of the failure or neglect on the part of any person to comply with any order of the supervisor or the director, or any subpoena, or upon the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3772
(a) If any person fails to pay any charge or penalty imposed under this chapter at the time that it becomes due and payable, the amount thereof,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3772.2
A warrant may be issued by the Controller or his or her duly authorized representative for the collection of any charges, interests and penalty and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3772.4
The sheriff shall receive, upon the completion of his or her services pursuant to a warrant, and the Controller is authorized to pay to him or her...
California Public Resources Code Section 3772.6
In the event that the lien of the charges, penalties or interest attaches to real property from which geothermal energy is extracted and more than...
California Public Resources Code Section 3773
The Controller shall, on or before the 90th day following the delinquency of any charge, bring an action in the name of the people of the state, in...
California Public Resources Code Section 3774
The Attorney General, as provided in Section 3102 of the Public Resources Code, shall commence and prosecute any such action to final judgment.
California Public Resources Code Section 3775
In such actions the record of charges, or a copy of so much thereof as is applicable, duly certified by the Controller, showing unpaid charges...
California Public Resources Code Section 3776
Payment of the penalties and charges, or the amount of the judgment recovered in the action, shall be made to the State Treasurer, and shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3780
As used in this chapter, an "oil sump" is any open depression or basin in the ground, whether manmade or natural, which contains oil or a combination
California Public Resources Code Section 3781
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that it is essential in order to protect the wildlife resources of California that all hazardous exposed...
California Public Resources Code Section 3782
The supervisor shall promulgate rules and regulations for the adequate screening of oil sumps to protect wildlife and shall order the closure of any...
California Public Resources Code Section 3783
Whenever the supervisor receives notification from the Department of Fish and Game pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 1016 of the Fish and Game...
California Public Resources Code Section 3784
Whenever the supervisor receives notification from the Department of Fish and Game pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 1016 of the Fish and Game...
California Public Resources Code Section 3784.5
Extension of the 10-day period specified in Section 3784 may be granted only in cases where the supervisor and the Department of Fish and Game have...
California Public Resources Code Section 3785
The supervisor and the Department of Fish and Game shall develop a joint program to coordinate their respective responsibilities under this chapter...
California Public Resources Code Section 3787
No provision of this chapter shall be construed as a limitation on the authority and responsibilities of the supervisor with respect to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3800
The purpose of this chapter is to provide for the allocation of revenues distributed to the state pursuant to Section 35 of the Mineral Lands Leasing
California Public Resources Code Section 3805
The definitions set forth in this article shall govern the construction of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 3805.5
"Commission" means the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission.
California Public Resources Code Section 3806
"County of origin" means any county in which the United States has leased lands for geothermal development.
California Public Resources Code Section 3807
"Local jurisdiction" means any unit of Indian government, any city, county, or district, including, but not limited to, a regional planning agency...
California Public Resources Code Section 3808
"Geothermal resources" means geothermal resources designated by the United States Geological Survey or the Department of Conservation, or by both.
California Public Resources Code Section 3809
"Private entity" means any individual or organization engaged in the exploration and development of geothermal energy for profit.
California Public Resources Code Section 3810
(a) (1) "Award repayment or program reimbursement agreement," including a "royalty agreement," as specified in subdivision (b), means a method used...
California Public Resources Code Section 3820
(a) The Geothermal Resources Development Account is hereby created in the General Fund. (b) All revenues received by the state pursuant to Section
California Public Resources Code Section 3821
(a) Upon receipt and deposit of revenues in the Geothermal Resources Development Account, 40 percent of the revenues derived from the sale of a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3822
(a) Thirty percent of the revenues received and deposited in the Geothermal Resources Development Account shall be available for expenditure by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3822.1
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, commencing with the 1984-85 fiscal year and in each fiscal year thereafter, any revenues not granted...
California Public Resources Code Section 3822.2
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission may expend funds, from that...
California Public Resources Code Section 3823
Revenues disbursed to counties of origin pursuant to Section 3821 and grants or loans made to local jurisdictions or private entities pursuant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3824
Subject to the requirements of Section 3824.5, revenues disbursed to counties of origin pursuant to Section 3821 may be expended for the repair and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3824.5
Revenues disbursed to counties of origin pursuant to Section 3821 may be expended for purposes unrelated to geothermal development only in counties...
California Public Resources Code Section 3825
Thirty percent of the revenues received and deposited in the Geothermal Resources Development Account shall, upon receipt by the Controller, be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3826
For all lands of the United States which are received by the State Lands Commission as indemnity lands pursuant to Section 851 of Title 43 of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3827
If federal geothermal lease lands are transferred to the state for any reason, the lease revenues shall continue to be deposited into the accounts...
California Public Resources Code Section 3850
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Methane Gas Hazards Reduction Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 3851
The Legislature finds and declares that methane gas hazards, as identified in the study conducted pursuant to Chapter 4.1 (commencing with Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 3852
The Legislature further finds and declares that, due to the cost and complexity of methane hazard mitigations, property owners and local governments...
California Public Resources Code Section 3853
The Legislature further finds and declares, therefore, that it is essential that the state, in cooperation with local governments, provide funds to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3855
As used in this chapter: (a) "Methane gas hazards" means collections of biogenic or thermogenic gases identified as hazards in the study conducted
California Public Resources Code Section 3860
The director may award grants to eligible jurisdictions for purposes of planning, equipment purchases, installation, and other measures related to...
California Public Resources Code Section 3861
Prior to receiving grants under this chapter, each eligible jurisdiction shall submit a report to the director describing how the funds are to be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3862
Prior to receiving any grants pursuant to this chapter, an eligible jurisdiction shall do all of the following: (a) Implement a zoning ordinance...
California Public Resources Code Section 3863
The department shall adopt rules and regulations implementing the grant program authorized by this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 3865
The Methane Gas Hazard Reduction Account in the General Fund is hereby created. The moneys in the account shall be available for purposes of this...
California Public Resources Code Section 3900
Any person, who is a citizen of the United States or who has declared his or her intention to become a citizen, and who discovers a vein or lode of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3901
The locator of any lode mining claim shall define the boundaries of the claim so that they may be readily traced, but in no case shall the claim...
California Public Resources Code Section 3902
The location of a placer claim shall be made in the following manner: (a) By erecting at the point of discovery thereon a conspicuous and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3903
The relocation of any lode or placer mining location which is subject to relocation shall be made as an original location is required to be made.
California Public Resources Code Section 3904
As to any placer mining claim which has been otherwise validly located or relocated since July 20, 1935, and as to which claim the locator or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3905
The failure or neglect of the locator or locators to comply with the requirements of Section 3900, 3901, or 3903 shall render the location null and ...
California Public Resources Code Section 3906
The locator of a tunnel right or location shall locate his or her tunnel right or location by erecting at the face or point of commencement of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3907
The boundary lines of the tunnel shall be established by conspicuous and substantial monuments placed along the lines on the surface at an interval...
California Public Resources Code Section 3908
If at any time the locator of any mining claim, or his or her assigns, apprehends that his or her original location notice was defective, erroneous,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3909
Where a locator, or his or her assigns, has the boundaries and corners of his or her claim established by a United States deputy mineral surveyor, or
California Public Resources Code Section 3910
The proprietor of a vein or lode claim or mine, the proprietor of a placer claim, or the owner of a quartz mill or reduction works, or any person...
California Public Resources Code Section 3911
Within 90 days after the posting of his or her notice of location upon a lode mining claim, placer claim, tunnel right or location, or millsite...
California Public Resources Code Section 3912
The amount of work done, improvements made, or maintenance fee paid to the Bureau of Land Management in the United States Department of Interior...
California Public Resources Code Section 3913
(a) Whenever labor is performed, improvements are made, or a maintenance fee is paid as required by law upon any mining claim, the person on whose...
California Public Resources Code Section 3914
The board of supervisors, may require, by resolution, that any person filing an affidavit pursuant to Section 3913 or any person filing a notice of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3915
(a) The following are the only monuments which may be used pursuant to this chapter: (1) A wooden post not less than 11/2 inches in diameter...
California Public Resources Code Section 3916
Any person who takes down, removes, alters, or destroys any stake, post, monument, or notice of location upon any mining claim which is required by...
California Public Resources Code Section 3917
Whenever a coowner or coowners of a mining claim give to a delinquent coowner or coowners the notice in writing or notice by publication provided for
California Public Resources Code Section 3918
The original of the notice and affidavit, or a duly certified copy of the record thereof, shall be prima facie evidence that the delinquent mentioned
California Public Resources Code Section 3919
If the delinquent, within the 90 days required by Section 2324 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, contributes to his or her coowner or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3920
If the coowner fails to sign and deliver the writing to the delinquent within 20 days after the contribution, the coowner so failing is liable to the
California Public Resources Code Section 3921
The record of any location of a mining claim, millsite, or tunnel right in the office of the county recorder, as provided in this chapter, shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 3922
Copies of the records of all instruments required to be recorded by this chapter, duly certified by the recorder in whose custody the records are,...
California Public Resources Code Section 3923
This chapter does not in any manner affect or abolish any mining district or the rules and regulations thereof within the state.
California Public Resources Code Section 3924
Whenever any mining district in this state, organized or created under the laws of the United States, is dissolved, the officers or custodians of...
California Public Resources Code Section 3940
A mining partnership exists when two or more persons who own or acquire a mining claim for the purpose of working it and extracting the mineral...
California Public Resources Code Section 3941
An express agreement to become partners or to share the profits and losses of mining is not necessary to the formation or existence of a mining...
California Public Resources Code Section 3942
A member of a mining partnership shares in the profits and losses thereof in the proportion which the interest or share he or she owns in the mine...
California Public Resources Code Section 3943
Each member of a mining partnership has a lien on the partnership property for the debts due the creditors thereof, and for money advanced by him or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3944
The mining-ground owned and worked by partners in mining, whether purchased with partnership funds or not, is partnership property.
California Public Resources Code Section 3945
One of the partners in a mining partnership may convey his or her interest in the mine and business without dissolving the partnership. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 3946
A purchaser of an interest in the mining-ground of a mining partnership takes it subject to the liens existing in favor of the partners for debts due
California Public Resources Code Section 3947
A purchaser of the interest of a partner in a mine when the partnership is engaged in working it, takes with notice of all liens resulting from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3948
No member of a mining partnership or other agent or manager thereof can, by a contract in writing, bind the partnership, except by express authority...
California Public Resources Code Section 3949
The decision of the members owning a majority of the shares or interests in a mining partnership binds it in the conduct of its business.
California Public Resources Code Section 3950
This chapter does not apply to any operations for the extraction of oil, gas, and other hydrocarbons.
California Public Resources Code Section 3960
This chapter does not apply to any placer mine operator who holds a permit to operate from the California Debris Commission.
California Public Resources Code Section 3961
Any person, firm, or corporation who engages in the operation of a placer mine on any stream or on the watershed of any stream tributary directly or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3962
The verified statement shall be verified by the operator or by someone in his or her behalf and shall contain all of the following information: ...
California Public Resources Code Section 3963
Within 10 days after an owner or operator changes his or her address, or transfers the ownership or changes the operator of any mining property, a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3964
No placer mining operator shall mine by the placer process on any stream or on the watershed of any stream tributary directly or indirectly to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 3965
Notwithstanding subdivision (b) of Section 3964, any placer miner who is operating by dredging process, and who desires to transport his or her...
California Public Resources Code Section 3966
Any person, firm, or corporation who violates this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor.
California Public Resources Code Section 3967
The operation of any placer mine on ground not covered by a permit issued to the operator from the California Debris Commission, without compliance...
California Public Resources Code Section 3968
Nothing in this chapter deprives the state, any city, county, district, person, firm, or corporation of any right to maintain any action or...
California Public Resources Code Section 3980
Sluice boxes, flumes, hose, pipes, railway tracks, cars, blacksmith shops, mills, and all other machinery or tools used in working or developing a...
California Public Resources Code Section 3981
The business of hydraulic mining may be carried on within the state wherever and whenever it can be carried on without material injury to navigable...
California Public Resources Code Section 3982
"Hydraulic mining," as used in Section 3981, is mining by means of the application of water, under pressure, through a nozzle, against a natural...
California Public Resources Code Section 3983
Any corporation organized in this state for the purpose of mining or carrying on mining operations in or outside this state, may establish and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3984
Any shareholder of a corporation formed under the laws of this state for the purpose of mining, may visit, accompanied by his or her expert, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 3985
All grubstake contracts and prospecting agreements entered into after September 19, 1939, and which may in any way affect the title of mining...
California Public Resources Code Section 4001
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this chapter govern the construction of this division.
California Public Resources Code Section 4002
"Board" means the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.
California Public Resources Code Section 4003
"Department" means the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
California Public Resources Code Section 4004
"Director" means the Director of Forestry and Fire Protection.
California Public Resources Code Section 4021
Except as otherwise provided, the willful or negligent commission of any of the acts prohibited or the omission of any of the acts required by...
California Public Resources Code Section 4022
(a) The titles of ranger, park ranger, and forest ranger, and derivations thereof, may only be used by persons who are peace officers under Chapter...
California Public Resources Code Section 4031
The department may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, purchase land for lookout sites and for other administrative purposes.
California Public Resources Code Section 4101
"Person" includes any agency of the state, county, city, district, or other local public agency, and any individual, firm, association, partnership,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4102
"State responsibility areas" means areas of the state in which the financial responsibility of preventing and suppressing fires has been determined...
California Public Resources Code Section 4103
"Forest fire" means a fire burning uncontrolled on lands covered wholly or in part by timber, brush, grass, grain, or other flammable vegetation.
California Public Resources Code Section 4103.4
"Open fire" means any fire, controlled or uncontrolled, including a campfire, burning outside of any structure, mobilehome, or living accommodation...
California Public Resources Code Section 4103.5
"Campfire" means a fire which is used for cooking, personal warmth, lighting, ceremonial, or aesthetic purposes, including fires contained within...
California Public Resources Code Section 4104
The term "uncontrolled fire," as used in this division, means any fire which threatens to destroy life, property, or resources and either: (1) is...
California Public Resources Code Section 4111
The board shall make and enforce such regulations as are necessary and proper for the organization, maintenance, government, and direction of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4112
The department shall divide the state into a suitable and convenient number of administrative districts and shall appoint a supervising forest...
California Public Resources Code Section 4113
The supervising forest officers shall, under the direction of the director, have charge of the firefighting system and men in such districts, and are
California Public Resources Code Section 4114
(a) The department, in accordance with a plan approved by the board, shall do all of the following: (1) Provide fire prevention and firefighting...
California Public Resources Code Section 4114.5
(a) Any contract entered into by the department to retain the services of pilots to fly firefighting aircraft shall expressly provide that, if the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4115
In providing communications and necessary powerlines in connection with the prevention and extinguishment of forest fires the department, with the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4116
Any claim for damages arising against the state under Section 4114 or 4115 shall be presented to the California Victim Compensation and Government...
California Public Resources Code Section 4117
Any county, city, or district may adopt ordinances, rules, or regulations to provide fire prevention restrictions or regulations that are necessary...
California Public Resources Code Section 4118
The burning of growing, dead, or downed vegetation is for a public purpose if the department has determined that the burning of such vegetation is...
California Public Resources Code Section 4119
The department, or its duly authorized agent, shall enforce the state forest and fire laws. The department may inspect all properties, except the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4120
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or of law and except as provided in the State Building Standards Law, Part 2.5 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 4123
(a) The director of the department shall establish a working group that consists of the following members: (1) Four representatives from either...
California Public Resources Code Section 4125
(a) The board shall classify all lands within the state, without regard to any classification of lands made by or for any federal agency or purpose,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4126
The board shall include within state responsibility areas all of the following lands: (a) Lands covered wholly or in part by forests or by trees...
California Public Resources Code Section 4127
The board shall not include within state responsibility areas any of the following lands: (a) Lands owned or controlled by the federal government...
California Public Resources Code Section 4128
In establishing boundaries of state responsibility areas, the board may, for purposes of administrative convenience, designate roads, pipelines,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4129
The board of supervisors of any county may provide by ordinance that the county elects to assume responsibility for the prevention and suppression of
California Public Resources Code Section 4129.1
When the incorporation of a city removes land from a state responsibility area and the county continues to provide residential fire service for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4130
The board shall classify all lands within state responsibility areas into types of land based on cover, beneficial use of water from watersheds,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4131
In the preparation of budgets for fire protection, the total funds available or estimated to be available shall be allocated to the areas to be...
California Public Resources Code Section 4132
In those counties assuming responsibility pursuant to Section 4129 for fire protection and suppression in the lands thus classified within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4133
The department shall, with the approval of the Department of General Services, for periods not to exceed three years, enter into a contract with any...
California Public Resources Code Section 4134
Any such contract shall provide for payment to such county, as compensation for the assumption of the duty, power, authority and responsibility for...
California Public Resources Code Section 4135
Sections 4129 to 4135, inclusive, do not deprive the department of the power and duty to require that the money paid by the department under the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4136
(a) A transferor of real property that is located within a state responsibility area determined by the board, pursuant to Section 4125, shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 4137
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that the year-round staffing and the extension of the workweek that has been provided to the department...
California Public Resources Code Section 4141
The department may, for the prevention and suppression of forest fires, enter into cooperative agreements with any person, firm, association, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4142
(a) The department may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, enter into a cooperative agreement upon the terms and under the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4142.1
Whenever a county, city, or district considers entering into a cooperative agreement pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 4142 under which the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4143
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the maintenance of the economic well-being of the state and the public health and safety require that...
California Public Resources Code Section 4144
(a) Notwithstanding Section 4142, the director may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, enter into a cooperative agreement, for...
California Public Resources Code Section 4145
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature that cooperative agreements that are entered into between the department and a local government shall provide
California Public Resources Code Section 4147
This article shall be known, and may be cited, as the Rapid Disaster Response Act of 2005.
California Public Resources Code Section 4148
The director shall draw upon eligible federal funds to augment any state funds appropriated by the Legislature for the purpose of replacing the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4151
The director shall appoint, in such number and localities as he deems wise, public-spirited citizens to act as voluntary firewardens, who may receive
California Public Resources Code Section 4152
If a fire patrol for the prevention and suppression of forest fires is maintained by owners of land or by any organization, the director may...
California Public Resources Code Section 4153
The department or its duly authorized agent may summon any able-bodied person to assist in suppressing any forest fire and may authorize any officer...
California Public Resources Code Section 4154
Any person who fails to obey a summons which is authorized by Section 4153 is guilty of a violation of this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 4155
Every person who in obedience to such summons assists in extinguishing any forest fire shall be compensated at the same wage rate, excluding fringe...
California Public Resources Code Section 4156
(a) The director and employees or classes of employees of the department designated by the director have the powers conferred by law upon peace...
California Public Resources Code Section 4157
Whenever the director or any of the employees or voluntary firewardens who are designated as peace officers pursuant to Section 4156 arrests any...
California Public Resources Code Section 4165
Every person is guilty of a misdemeanor who, at a forest fire, does any of the following: (a) Disobeys the lawful orders of any public officer or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4166
Every person who violates this article is guilty of a misdemeanor, which is punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more
California Public Resources Code Section 4170
Any uncontrolled fire burning on any lands covered wholly or in part by timber, brush, grass, grain or any other flammable material, without proper...
California Public Resources Code Section 4170.5
The department or any other duly established fire protection agency may summarily abate an uncontrolled fire as a public nuisance by controlling and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4171
Any condition endangering public safety by creating a fire hazard and which exists upon any property which is included within any state reponsibility
California Public Resources Code Section 4172
Whenever the director determines that a public nuisance, as defined in Section 4171, exists, he shall notify the owner of the property to abate the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4173
The board shall establish standards, based upon its determination of conditions which create an unreasonable hazard to life or property from fire,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4174
The notice shall be in writing and shall do all of the following: (a) Describe the public nuisance. (b) Specify the time within which the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4175
If a property owner requests a hearing, the director shall fix a time and a place for the hearing and notify the property owner. At the time and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4176
If the director determines, at the conclusion of the hearing, that a public nuisance actually exists upon property owned by the property owner, he...
California Public Resources Code Section 4177
If the public nuisance is not abated within the time specified in the notice to the property owner pursuant to Section 4172 or, if a hearing is not...
California Public Resources Code Section 4178
Any costs which are incurred by the department in abating any public nuisance pursuant to this article are a lien upon the property upon which the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4179
Notice of the lien, particularly identifying the property on which the nuisance was abated and the amount of such lien, and naming the owner of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4179.5
The Attorney General may at any time release all or any portion of the property subject to a lien imposed pursuant to Sections 4178 and 4179 from the
California Public Resources Code Section 4180
An action to foreclose the lien shall be commenced by the Attorney General in the name of the people of the State of California within six months...
California Public Resources Code Section 4181
When the property is sold, enough of the proceeds to satisfy the lien and the costs of the foreclosure shall be paid to the state. The surplus, if...
California Public Resources Code Section 4185
The State of California hereby accepts the provisions of the Clarke-McNary Act (Ch. 348, 43 Stat. 653), as amended, passed by the Congress of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4186
All money which is received by this state pursuant to the Clarke-McNary Act and which is regularly allotted by the federal government according to an
California Public Resources Code Section 4187
A county which enacts an ordinance, as provided in Section 4129, is entitled to any allocation of moneys received by the state pursuant to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4201
The purpose of this article is to provide for the classification of lands within state responsibility areas in accordance with the severity of fire...
California Public Resources Code Section 4202
The director shall classify lands within state responsibility areas into fire hazard severity zones. Each zone shall embrace relatively homogeneous...
California Public Resources Code Section 4203
(a) The director shall, by regulation, designate fire hazard severity zones and assign to each zone a rating reflecting the degree of severity of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4204
The director shall periodically review zones designated and rated pursuant to this article and, as necessary, shall revise zones or their ratings or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4251
As used in this chapter: "Hazardous fire area" means any area which is designated as a hazardous fire area by the board or the director pursuant...
California Public Resources Code Section 4252
Upon the written petition of the owners or authorized agents of more than 50 percent of the land, including public land, within the exterior...
California Public Resources Code Section 4253
Whenever the director determines that a fire hazard exists in any other area due to the presence of flammable material or cover, he may by regulation
California Public Resources Code Section 4254
Notice of the designation of each hazardous fire area designated pursuant to Section 4252 shall be given by the posting of notices at intervals of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4255
(a) Except as provided in this section, a person shall not smoke or build a campfire or other open fire within a hazardous fire area. (b) The...
California Public Resources Code Section 4256
Whenever it is necessary in the interest of public peace or safety, the director, with the consent of the owner of any lands designated as a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4257
Any order which is issued pursuant to Section 4256 shall be published twice in at least one newspaper of general circulation in any county that is...
California Public Resources Code Section 4258
Whenever the director determines that a fire hazard exists in any area within a state responsibility area due to the presence of flammable material...
California Public Resources Code Section 4259
(a) The use or possession of fireworks is prohibited within any hazardous fire area designated pursuant to Section 4252 or 4258. However, the use of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4260
No regulation adopted pursuant to this article shall prohibit or curtail the complete possession and use of any area by the owner of the area or the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4290
(a) The board shall adopt regulations implementing minimum fire safety standards related to defensible space which are applicable to state...
California Public Resources Code Section 4291
(a) A person who owns, leases, controls, operates, or maintains a building or structure in, upon, or adjoining a mountainous area, forest-covered...
California Public Resources Code Section 4291.1
(a) Notwithstanding Section 4021, a violation of Section 4291 is an infraction punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100), nor...
California Public Resources Code Section 4291.3
Subject to any other applicable provision of law, a state or local fire official, at his or her discretion, may authorize an owner of property, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4292
Except as otherwise provided in Section 4296, any person that owns, controls, operates, or maintains any electrical transmission or distribution line
California Public Resources Code Section 4293
Except as otherwise provided in Sections 4294 to 4296, inclusive, any person that owns, controls, operates, or maintains any electrical transmission...
California Public Resources Code Section 4294
A clearing to obtain line clearance is not required if self-supporting aerial cable is used. Forked trees, leaning trees, and any other growth which
California Public Resources Code Section 4295
A person is not required by Section 4292 or 4293 to maintain any clearing on any land if such person does not have the legal right to maintain such...
California Public Resources Code Section 4296
Sections 4292 and 4293 do not apply if the transmission or distribution line voltage is 750 volts or less.
California Public Resources Code Section 4296.5
(a) Any person or corporation operating a railroad on forest, brush, or grass-covered land shall, if ordered by the director or the agency having...
California Public Resources Code Section 4297
Upon the showing of the director that the unrestricted use of any grass-covered land, grain-covered land, brush-covered land, or forest-covered land...
California Public Resources Code Section 4298
The proclamation by the Governor shall be released to the wire news services in the state, and shall be published at least once in a newspaper of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4299
A person who violates Section 4297 or 4298 is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor
California Public Resources Code Section 4331
Except at the places or during the period of time designated by regulations adopted pursuant to the authority of the Secretary of Agriculture of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4332
Whenever it is necessary in the interests of public peace or safety, the director, with the consent of the Governor, may order closed to camping,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4333
Any order which is issued pursuant to Section 4332 shall be published twice in at least one newspaper of general circulation in any county that is...
California Public Resources Code Section 4371
The definitions in this section govern the construction of this chapter. (a) "Fire protection agency" means the Department of Forestry and Fire...
California Public Resources Code Section 4372
A person shall maintain any solid waste facility outside of the exterior boundaries of any city in strict accordance with the terms and conditions...
California Public Resources Code Section 4373
Any solid waste facility, for which a permit is required pursuant to Section 66796.30 of the Government Code, shall be maintained with a clearance of
California Public Resources Code Section 4374
Any solid waste facility, for which a permit is not required pursuant to Section 66796.31 of the Government Code, shall be maintained with a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4376
A person who maintains a solid waste facility in violation of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished for a first conviction...
California Public Resources Code Section 4411
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 4412
"Incinerator" means any device constructed of nonflammable materials for the purpose of burning therein trash, debris, and other flammable materials,
California Public Resources Code Section 4412.5
"Campfire" has the same meaning as defined in Section 4103.5.
California Public Resources Code Section 4413
"Zone A" includes Mono, Inyo, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial Counties.
California Public Resources Code Section 4414
"Zone B" includes any county and portion of any county which is not included in Zone A.
California Public Resources Code Section 4414.5
"Residue" means flammable wood fiber byproducts or waste, including, but not limited to, sawdust, bark, chips, slabs, trimmings, and hogged particles
California Public Resources Code Section 4415
This chapter does not apply to the setting of fire on lands within any municipal corporation.
California Public Resources Code Section 4416
This chapter does not authorize any county firewarden, fireman, or county officer to obligate the state for the payment of any money.
California Public Resources Code Section 4417
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b) or (c), a reward of up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) shall be paid out of any state funds which are...
California Public Resources Code Section 4417.5
(a) For the purpose of obtaining information leading to the arrest and conviction of persons who willfully and maliciously set fire to, or who...
California Public Resources Code Section 4418
Peace officers designated by the director may expend funds the director deems necessary to purchase evidence and to employ operators to obtain...
California Public Resources Code Section 4421
A person shall not set fire or cause fire to be set to any forest, brush, or other flammable material which is on any land that is not his own, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4422
A person shall not do any of the following: (a) Willfully or knowingly allow fire to burn uncontrolled on land which he owns or controls, or to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4423
A person shall not burn any brush, stumps, logs, fallen timber, fallows, slash, grass-covered land, brush-covered land, forest-covered land, or other
California Public Resources Code Section 4423.1
Burning under permit by any person on public or private lands, except within incorporated cities, may be suspended, restricted, or otherwise...
California Public Resources Code Section 4423.2
(a) Whenever the burning under permit has been suspended , restricted, or prohibited by proclamation pursuant to Section 4423.1, the officer having...
California Public Resources Code Section 4423.3
The use of a campfire is not restricted or prohibited by a proclamation issued pursuant to Section 4423.1, unless specifically restricted or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4423.4
Outdoor smoking is not restricted or prohibited by a proclamation issued pursuant to Section 4423.1, unless specifically restricted or prohibited in...
California Public Resources Code Section 4423.5
Use of open fire or burning under permit within an area closed by proclamation pursuant to the provisions of Section 4423.1, except as provided in...
California Public Resources Code Section 4425
Any violation of the terms of a burning permit issued pursuant to Section 4423, a restricted temporary burning permit issued pursuant to Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 4426
A person shall not set a backfire, or cause a backfire to be set, except under the direct supervision or permission of a state or federal forest...
California Public Resources Code Section 4427
During any time of the year when burning permits are required in an area pursuant to this article, no person shall use or operate any motor, engine,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4428
No person, except any member of an emergency crew or except the driver or owner of any service vehicle owned or operated by or for, or operated under
California Public Resources Code Section 4429
During any time of the year when burning permits are required in an area pursuant to this article, at any camp maintained in such area for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4430
During any time of the year when burning permits are required in an area pursuant to this article, a person, copartnership, firm, corporation or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4431
During any time of the year when burning permits are required in an area pursuant to this article, no person shall use or operate or cause to be...
California Public Resources Code Section 4432
A person shall not leave a campfire, kindled or attended by him, burning or unextinguished unless one of the following requirements is satisfied: ...
California Public Resources Code Section 4433
A person shall not light, maintain, or use a campfire upon any brush-covered land, grass-covered land, or forest-covered land which is the property...
California Public Resources Code Section 4434
The escape of any campfire from the control of any person who is maintaining the campfire is prima facie evidence that such person was negligent in...
California Public Resources Code Section 4435
If any fire originates from the operation or use of any engine, machine, barbecue, incinerator, railroad rolling stock, chimney, or any other device...
California Public Resources Code Section 4436
A person shall not refuse or fail to render assistance in combating a forest, brush, or grass fire at the summons of the department, or its...
California Public Resources Code Section 4437
(a) Outside the exterior boundaries of cities, every processor of forest products shall exercise due diligence in the disposal of flammable material...
California Public Resources Code Section 4438
Flammable forest product waste material may be disposed of by means of fire in an enclosed device effective in preventing the spread of sparks or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4439
(a) Flammable forest product waste material may be disposed of by means of fire in an area which is cleared of grass, grain, brush, slash, litter,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4440
(a) Flammable forest product residue may be accumulated in piles, within any state responsibility area, within any area receiving fire protection by...
California Public Resources Code Section 4441
Any person who permits or allows accumulation of waste material or residue in violation of the provisions of Sections 4437 to 4440, inclusive, is...
California Public Resources Code Section 4442
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, no person shall use, operate, or allow to be used or operated, any internal combustion engine which
California Public Resources Code Section 4442.5
No person shall sell, offer for sale, lease, or rent to any person any internal combustion engine subject to Section 4442 or 4443, and not subject to
California Public Resources Code Section 4442.6
(a) A person shall not sell, offer for sale, lease, or rent to a person any equipment that is powered by an internal combustion engine subject to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4443
No person shall use, operate, or cause to be operated on any forest-covered land, brush-covered land, or grass-covered land any handheld portable,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4445
A person shall not fire or cause to be fired from any rifle or other device capable of discharging ammunition, any bullet, projectile, or other...
California Public Resources Code Section 4446
Every person shall exercise reasonable care in the disposal of flammable material so that the material does not cause the inception of or spread of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4461
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Wildland Fire Protection and Resources Management Act of 1978.
California Public Resources Code Section 4462
The Legislature hereby finds and declares as follows: (a) There has been an increase in the number of uncontrolled fires on the wildlands of this...
California Public Resources Code Section 4464
Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the following definitions govern the construction of this chapter: (a) "Wild land" means any land...
California Public Resources Code Section 4464.5
The Legislature finds that, due to the absence of significant forest resources, lands in the Sutter Buttes in the County of Sutter are not likely to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4465
The department shall conduct an experimental program of wildland resources management through prescribed burning and other methods in two areas of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4466
(a) The department shall prepare two model plans for the initial development and implementation of a program for wildland resources management...
California Public Resources Code Section 4467
(a) Each plan shall include, but shall not be limited to, elements regarding wildland fuel management and reduction, air and water quality, water...
California Public Resources Code Section 4468
During the prescribed burning season, the department shall maintain at least two prescribed burn crews, one each in northern and southern California,
California Public Resources Code Section 4470
The department shall furnish a prescribed burn crew, and assume all costs thereof, to any person or group of persons who own or control land in a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4471
No person applying for a brush-burning permit pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 4491) of this chapter, applying for a slash-burning...
California Public Resources Code Section 4475
The director, with the approval of the Director of General Services, may enter into a contract for prescribed burning or other hazardous fuel...
California Public Resources Code Section 4475.1
The director, with the approval of the Director of General Services, may enter into a master agreement with federal land management agencies to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4475.5
(a) The state may assume a proportionate share of the costs of site preparation and prescribed burning or other hazardous fuel reduction conducted...
California Public Resources Code Section 4476
Any contract which is entered into pursuant to this article shall do all of the following: (a) Vest in the director the final authority to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4477
If the amount of moneys due the state are not paid as provided in subdivision (e) of Section 4476, such amount shall become a lien upon the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4478
All moneys received by the department pursuant to this article shall be credited to the department's current support appropriation as a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4479
Liability for any costs incurred by the department in suppressing any wildland fire originating or spreading from a prescribed burning operation...
California Public Resources Code Section 4480
In any area of the state where there are substantially more requests for prescribed burning operations or other hazardous fuel reduction pursuant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4491
Cooperation by the department, as provided in this article, with any person desiring to use prescribed burning as a means of converting brush-covered
California Public Resources Code Section 4492
Any person, firm, or corporation, or any group or combination of persons, firms, corporations or groups, that owns or controls brush-covered land...
California Public Resources Code Section 4493
Upon receipt of an application, the department shall inspect such land in company with the applicant to determine whether a permit shall be granted,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4494
Upon the conclusion of the examination provided for in Section 4493, the department may issue to the applicant a burning permit which shall specify...
California Public Resources Code Section 4477
If the amount of moneys due the state are not paid as provided in subdivision (e) of Section 4476, such amount shall become a lien upon the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4478
All moneys received by the department pursuant to this article shall be credited to the department's current support appropriation as a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4479
Liability for any costs incurred by the department in suppressing any wildland fire originating or spreading from a prescribed burning operation...
California Public Resources Code Section 4480
In any area of the state where there are substantially more requests for prescribed burning operations or other hazardous fuel reduction pursuant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4511
This chapter shall be known as the Z'berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973.
California Public Resources Code Section 4512
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the forest resources and timberlands of the state are among the most valuable of the natural...
California Public Resources Code Section 4513
It is the intent of the Legislature to create and maintain an effective and comprehensive system of regulation and use of all timberlands so as to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4514
No provision of this chapter or any ruling, requirement, or policy of the board is a limitation on any of the following: (a) On the power of any...
California Public Resources Code Section 4514.3
(a) Timber operations conducted pursuant to this chapter are exempt from the waste discharge requirements of Article 4 (commencing with Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 4514.5
Any person may commence an action on his own behalf against the board or the department for a writ of mandate pursuant to Chapter 2 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 4515
The board shall submit to the Legislature on December 1st of each year a report on the actions taken pursuant to this chapter during the preceding...
California Public Resources Code Section 4516
Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter, the California Tahoe Regional Planning Agency shall have the right, within the reasonable exercise of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4516.5
(a) Individual counties may recommend that the board adopt additional rules and regulations for the content of timber harvesting plans and the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4516.6
(a) To provide for adequate public review and comment, notwithstanding Section 4582.7, the director shall not approve a timber harvesting plan in any
California Public Resources Code Section 4516.8
In addition to the authority provided in Section 4516.5, the Counties of Marin, Monterey, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz may recommend that...
California Public Resources Code Section 4517
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other...
California Public Resources Code Section 4521
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions set forth in this article shall govern the construction of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 4521.3
"Board" means the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection.
California Public Resources Code Section 4522
"Committee" means a district technical advisory committee.
California Public Resources Code Section 4522.5
"Cutover land" means land which has borne a crop of commercial timber from which at least 70 percent of the merchantable original growth timber stand
California Public Resources Code Section 4523
"District" means a forest district.
California Public Resources Code Section 4524
"License" means a license to engage in timber operations, issued pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 4571) of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 4525
"Person" includes any private individual, organization, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, city, county, district, or the state or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4525.3
"Resource conservation standards" means the minimum acceptable condition resulting from timber operations.
California Public Resources Code Section 4525.5
"Rules" means the district forest practice rules adopted by the board.
California Public Resources Code Section 4525.7
"Slash" means branches or limbs less than four inches in diameter, and bark and split products debris left on the ground as a result of timber...
California Public Resources Code Section 4526
"Timberland" means land, other than land owned by the federal government and land designated by the board as experimental forest land, which is...
California Public Resources Code Section 4526.5
"Timber operator" means any person who is engaged in timber operations himself or who contracts with others to conduct such operations on his behalf,
California Public Resources Code Section 4527
(a) (1) "Timber operations" means the cutting or removal, or both, of timber or other solid wood forest products, including Christmas trees, from...
California Public Resources Code Section 4527.5
"Timber owner" means any person who owns commercial timber, timberland, cutover land, or timber rights, including Christmas tree rights, on lands of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4528
As used in this chapter: (a) "Basal area per acre" means the sum of the cross-sectional areas at breast height of the tree stems of commercial...
California Public Resources Code Section 4528.5
This chapter does not apply to any person who engages in activities herein regulated, as an employee, with wages as his sole compensation.
California Public Resources Code Section 4529
The penalties and remedies which are prescribed in this chapter are concurrent and alternative to any other civil, criminal, or administrative...
California Public Resources Code Section 4529.5
Service of documents where required under this chapter may be made by registered or certified mail addressed to the respondent's latest address...
California Public Resources Code Section 4531
The board shall divide the state into not less than three districts. In establishing these districts, the board shall take into account differing...
California Public Resources Code Section 4532
Each committee shall consist of nine members, and all shall represent the general public interest.
California Public Resources Code Section 4533
All members shall be appointed on the basis of their educational and professional qualifications and their general knowledge of, and interest and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4534
Five members of the committee shall be selected from the general public, three members shall be selected from the forest products industry, and one...
California Public Resources Code Section 4536
The committees shall be continuing bodies, and vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments are made. An appointment to a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4537
The committees shall meet at least once each year, in January, and at other times as necessary. All meetings of the committee shall be open to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4538
An employee of the department shall be designated by the board to serve as secretary of each district committee and shall meet with and take part in...
California Public Resources Code Section 4539
The appointive members of the committee shall receive no compensation for their services but shall be entitled to their actual and necessary expenses
California Public Resources Code Section 4540
Each committee shall advise the board in the establishment of district forest practice rules to govern timber operations on timberlands within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4551
The board shall adopt district forest practice rules and regulations for each district in accordance with the policies set forth in Article 1...
California Public Resources Code Section 4551.3
(a) A sustained yield plan that is prepared and approved in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the board pursuant to Section 4551,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4551.5
Rules and regulations shall apply to the conduct of timber operations and shall include, but shall not be limited to, measures for fire prevention...
California Public Resources Code Section 4551.7
The board shall, on or before November 1, 1988, adopt regulations pertaining to site preparation that involves disturbance of soil or burning of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4551.9
(a) On or before January 1, 2005, the board shall adopt regulations to require that a timber harvesting plan include a map or maps, depicting the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4552
The rules and regulations adopted by the board shall be based upon a study of the factors that significantly affect the present and future condition...
California Public Resources Code Section 4553
The rules and regulations shall be continuously reviewed and may be revised. During the formulation or revision of such rules and regulations, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4554
Except for emergency regulations or orders of repeal adopted pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 11346) of Chapter 3.5 of Part 1 of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4554.5
(a) Notwithstanding Section 11343.4 of the Government Code, except as specified in subdivision (b), rules and regulations adopted or revised pursuant
California Public Resources Code Section 4555
If the director determines that a substantial question exists concerning whether the intent of this chapter is currently provided for by the rules...
California Public Resources Code Section 4561
It is the purpose of this section to set forth resource conservation standards for timber operations, and to insure that a cover of trees of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4561.1
The resource conservation standards relating to stocking enumerated in Section 4561 shall constitute minimum requirements, and these shall be the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4561.2
All stocking requirements under provisions of law which were in existence on or before January 1, 1974, shall remain in full force and effect for...
California Public Resources Code Section 4561.3
Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 4561, on any commercial timberlands which the department has determined do not meet the minimum acceptable...
California Public Resources Code Section 4561.5
The board may from time to time, after a public hearing, amend permanent stocking standards applicable to commercial timberland where the growing...
California Public Resources Code Section 4561.7
(a) The site designated for testing purposes by subdivision (b) is exempt from any stocking requirements. (b) Testing may be permitted only on a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4562
In order to reduce the incidence and spread of fire on timberlands, the board shall adopt rules in the fire protection zone as such zone is defined...
California Public Resources Code Section 4562.5
It is the purpose of this section to insure that soil erosion associated with timber operations is adequately controlled to protect soil resources,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4562.7
The purpose of this section is to ensure the protection of beneficial uses that are derived from the physical form, water quality, and biological...
California Public Resources Code Section 4562.9
The board shall adopt regulations requiring maintenance of installed drainage facilities and soil stabilization treatments on skid trails, roads, and
California Public Resources Code Section 4570
For purposes of this article, "real person in interest" means an individual who is one of the following: (a) The sole proprietor, principal owner,
California Public Resources Code Section 4571
(a) No person shall engage in timber operations until that person has obtained a license from the board. (b) The board may issue a limited timber...
California Public Resources Code Section 4572
(a) The board shall, by regulation, prescribe the form and content of an application for a timber operator license or license renewal, establish...
California Public Resources Code Section 4573
The board may deny a timber operator license for any of the following reasons: (a) The applicant is not the real person in interest. (b)...
California Public Resources Code Section 4574
(a) Timber operator licenses shall be valid for a period not to exceed two calendar years, as prescribed by the board. (b) (1) The board may deny...
California Public Resources Code Section 4575
A license is subject to future legislation and is not transferable.
California Public Resources Code Section 4576
A license may be suspended or revoked by the director pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 11500) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the
California Public Resources Code Section 4576.1
During the period for which a timber operator license has been suspended, revoked, or denied pursuant to Section 4573 or 4576, the real person in...
California Public Resources Code Section 4577
The board may delegate its authority under this article to the director.
California Public Resources Code Section 4578
Timber operations, timber harvesting, and any other activities pursuant to a timber harvest plan or a federal or state timber sales contract are...
California Public Resources Code Section 4581
No person shall conduct timber operations unless a timber harvesting plan prepared by a registered professional forester has been submitted for such...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582
The timber harvesting plan shall be filed with the department in writing by a person who owns, leases, or otherwise controls or operates on all or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.3
The board shall, on or before May 1, 1985, adopt regulations regarding notice of intent to harvest timber, to be given within two working days...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.4
Notice of the filing of timber harvesting plans shall be made by the department to any person who requests, in writing, such notification.
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.5
Timber harvesting plans shall be applicable to a specific piece of property or properties and shall be based upon such characteristics of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.6
(a) Upon receipt of the timber harvesting plan, the department shall place it, or a true copy thereof, in a file available for public inspection in...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.7
(a) The director shall have 30 days from the date that the initial inspection is completed (10 of these days shall follow the date of final...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.71
(a) A timber harvesting plan may not be approved if the appropriate regional water quality control board finds, based on substantial evidence, that...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.75
The rules adopted by the board and the provisions of this chapter shall be the only criteria employed by the director when reviewing timber...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.8
Within 10 days from the date that a timber harvesting plan is determined to be in conformance under Section 4582.7, or within 10 days from the date...
California Public Resources Code Section 4582.9
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, the Director of Fish and Game or the State Water Resources Control Board may, not later than
California Public Resources Code Section 4583
A timber harvesting plan shall conform to all standards and rules which are in effect at the time the plan becomes effective. Except for stocking...
California Public Resources Code Section 4583.2
The registered professional forester who prepared the timber harvesting plan and or any other registered professional forester who is employed by the
California Public Resources Code Section 4583.5
If the board finds that the registered professional forester has made any material misstatement in the filing of any timber harvesting plan or report
California Public Resources Code Section 4584
Upon determining that the exemption is consistent with the purposes of this chapter, the board may exempt from this chapter, or portions thereof, a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4584.5
Nothing in Section 4584 shall exempt the owner of any timber harvested from registering with the State Board of Equalization or from the payment of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4585
(a) Within one month after completion of the work described in the timber harvesting plan or nonindustrial timber harvest notice, excluding work for...
California Public Resources Code Section 4586
Within six months of the receipt of the work completion report specified in Section 4585, the director shall determine, by inspection, whether the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4587
(a) Within five years after completion of timber operations on an area identified in a report submitted pursuant to Section 4585 or nonindustrial...
California Public Resources Code Section 4588
Within six months of the receipt of the stocking report, the director shall determine, by inspection, whether the stocking has been properly...
California Public Resources Code Section 4590
(a) (1) A timber harvesting plan is effective for a period of not more than three years, unless extended pursuant to paragraph (2). (2) A timber...
California Public Resources Code Section 4591
Amendments to the original timber harvesting plan may be submitted detailing proposed changes from the original plan. Substantial deviations from the
California Public Resources Code Section 4591.1
The board shall specify by regulation those deviations which may be undertaken by an operator without submission of an amended plan but which must...
California Public Resources Code Section 4592
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, a registered professional forester may in an emergency, on behalf of a timber owner or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4593
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that a substantial acreage of timberlands of the state are held by private nonindustrial owners and that it is
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.2
Notwithstanding Section 4521, unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions govern construction of this article: (a)...
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.3
A nonindustrial timber management plan may be filed with the department in writing by a person who intends to become a nonindustrial tree farmer with
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.4
The board shall adopt regulations regarding the notice of receipt of the proposed nonindustrial timber management plan. The notice shall be given...
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.5
The department shall provide notice of the filing of nonindustrial timber management plans to any person who requests, in writing, that notification.
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.6
Upon receipt of the nonindustrial timber management plan, the department shall place it, or a true copy thereof, in a file available for public...
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.7
(a) The director has 45 days from the date the initial inspection is completed as provided in Section 4604, or a longer period mutually agreed upon...
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.8
The nonindustrial tree farmer may submit a proposed amendment to the approved plan and may not take any action which substantially deviates, as...
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.9
The nonindustrial tree farmer may take actions which do not substantially deviate from the approved plan without the submittal of an amendment, but...
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.10
In the event of a change of ownership of the land described in the nonindustrial timber management plan, the plan shall expire 180 days from the date
California Public Resources Code Section 4593.11
The nonindustrial tree farmer may cancel the nonindustrial timber management plan by submitting a written notice to the department. Once timber...
California Public Resources Code Section 4594
The nonindustrial tree farmer who owns, leases, or otherwise controls or operates on all or any portion of any timberland within the boundaries of an
California Public Resources Code Section 4594.2
The registered professional forester who prepares the nonindustrial timber management plan or prepares the notice, or any other registered...
California Public Resources Code Section 4594.4
If the board finds that a registered professional forester has made any material misstatement in any nonindustrial timber harvesting notice,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4594.6
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this chapter, if a registered professional forester certifies by written declaration, on behalf of the timber
California Public Resources Code Section 4594.7
If it is determined that the objectives of uneven aged management and sustained yield are not being met by a nonindustrial tree farmer, or there are...
California Public Resources Code Section 4601
Any person who willfully violates any provision of this chapter or rule or regulation of the board is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punishable
California Public Resources Code Section 4601.1
(a) (1) In addition to any other penalty, any person who intentionally, knowingly, or negligently violates this chapter or a rule or regulation...
California Public Resources Code Section 4601.2
(a) The director may issue a complaint and proposed order to any person on whom an administrative penalty may be imposed pursuant to subdivision (b)...
California Public Resources Code Section 4601.3
(a) Any party who is aggrieved by a final order issued by the board or an administrative law judge under Section 4601.2 may obtain review of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4601.4
(a) The violation of any rule or regulation adopted by the board pursuant to this chapter prescribing any procedural requirement that does not result
California Public Resources Code Section 4601.5
(a) Any person who violates a rule or regulation of the board, the violation of which is an infraction as described in Section 4601.4, shall, upon...
California Public Resources Code Section 4602.5
(a) This section provides an administrative procedure to suspend timber operations temporarily while judicial remedies are pursued pursuant to this...
California Public Resources Code Section 4602.6
(a) If a timber operator believes that a forest officer lacked reasonable cause to issue or extend a stop order pursuant to Section 4602.5, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4603
The Attorney General may, on his own motion or at the request of the board, bring an action to enforce compliance with the rules and regulations of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4604
(a) The department shall provide an initial inspection of the area in which timber operations are to be conducted within 10 days from the date of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4605
The department may bring an action to enjoin the violation, or threatened violation, of any provision of this chapter or the rules and regulations of
California Public Resources Code Section 4606
If upon a hearing to show cause why a preliminary injunction should not be issued, or upon a hearing of any motion for a preliminary injunction, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4607
The department may take such appropriate steps as are necessary and incur expenses to correct any violation.
California Public Resources Code Section 4608
Prior to taking any corrective action, other than under Section 4605, the department shall serve a written notice upon the person responsible for the
California Public Resources Code Section 4609
If the corrective action is not taken on or before the date specified in the notice served pursuant to Section 4608, the department may take, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4610
The expenses incurred by the department in taking any corrective action pursuant to this article shall be increased by two hundred fifty dollars...
California Public Resources Code Section 4611
Neither the board, the department, nor any person authorized by the board or the department to enter upon any lands for the purpose of taking any...
California Public Resources Code Section 4612
The director shall report to the board and the Legislature by January 15 of each year on the enforcement of, and the amount of penalties and fines...
California Public Resources Code Section 4621
(a) Any person who owns timberlands which are to be devoted to uses other than the growing of timber shall file an application for conversion with...
California Public Resources Code Section 4621.2
(a) If the timberlands which are to be devoted to uses other than the growing of timber are zoned as timberland production zones under Section 51112...
California Public Resources Code Section 4622
Approval of an application for conversion shall be conditioned upon the granting of the necessary rezoning or use permit if rezoning or a use permit...
California Public Resources Code Section 4623
The application shall be accompanied by an affidavit by the applicant that the applicant has a present bona fide intent to convert the land to a use...
California Public Resources Code Section 4624
The board shall deny a timberland conversion permit for any of the following reasons: (a) The applicant is not the real person in interest. (b)
California Public Resources Code Section 4624.5
A person whose application for a timberland conversion permit has been denied shall be entitled to a hearing before the board pursuant to Chapter 5...
California Public Resources Code Section 4625
If the board finds the applicant does have a bona fide intention to convert the land, it shall approve the application, authorizing the applicant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4626
If at any time the board finds that the applicant has failed to conform to the intent to convert, as set forth in the application and proof, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4627
The board may, by regulation, delegate its authority and responsibilities under this article to the director if it determines that the director can...
California Public Resources Code Section 4628
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this article or of Section 4581, no public agency shall be required to submit a timber harvesting plan or file...
California Public Resources Code Section 4631
It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the welfare of the people of this state and their industries and other activities involving the use of
California Public Resources Code Section 4631.5
It is further declared to be in the interest of the welfare of the people of this state that the state do all of the following: (a) Retain the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4635
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this article govern the construction of this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 4636
"Continuous production" means such management as will approach a balance between depletion and growth.
California Public Resources Code Section 4637
"Forest land" means lands primarily suited to growing timber and other forest products.
California Public Resources Code Section 4638
"Forest products" includes sawlogs, pilings, poles, split products, pulpwood, bolts, bark and other products.
California Public Resources Code Section 4639
"Management" means the handling of forest crop and forest soil so as to achieve maximum sustained production of high quality forest products while...
California Public Resources Code Section 4640
"Protection" means protection of forest trees against damage by fire, insects, disease, and trespass.
California Public Resources Code Section 4641
"Purchase area" means an area of forest land within which forest lands of sufficient acreage may be available and can be consolidated to make state...
California Public Resources Code Section 4642
"Reforestation" includes reforestation by natural means from seed and artificially by seeding or planting.
California Public Resources Code Section 4643
"State forest" means forest land owned or to be owned by the state.
California Public Resources Code Section 4645
The department, in accordance with plans approved by the board, may engage in the management, protection, and reforestation of state forests.
California Public Resources Code Section 4646
The director, acting in accordance with policies adopted by the board, shall administer this chapter. He may exercise all powers necessary to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4647
The department shall prepare a map setting forth the boundaries of purchase areas, and it shall prepare data relating to the forest conditions within
California Public Resources Code Section 4648
Acquisition of forest land pursuant to this chapter shall be made only upon the approval of the director. Approval by the director shall be based on
California Public Resources Code Section 4649
Whenever it is deemed advisable and advantageous, the board may enter into an agreement with the Department of Corrections, or the Youth Authority...
California Public Resources Code Section 4650
(a) With the approval of the Director of General Services, the director may make sales of forest products from state forests that do not exceed ten...
California Public Resources Code Section 4650.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, timber from state forests shall not be sold to any California division of a primary manufacturer, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4651
The management of state forests and the cutting and sale of timber and other forest products from state forests shall conform to regulations prepared
California Public Resources Code Section 4652
Receipts from the sales of forest products shall be deposited monthly with the State Treasurer in the Forest Resources Improvement Fund. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 4653
State-owned lands classified by the department and approved by the board as not suited to the growing of forest products, or necessary to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4654
There shall be paid to each county in which lands acquired for state forest purposes are situated, out of funds hereafter made available for such...
California Public Resources Code Section 4655
Tax-deeded lands classified as forest lands, pursuant to Chapter 4.3 (commencing with Section 3534), Part 6, Division 1 of the Revenue and Taxation...
California Public Resources Code Section 4656
This chapter does not interfere with the reasonable use of state forests for hunting, fishing, recreation and camping, except as otherwise provided...
California Public Resources Code Section 4656.1
The board may establish rules and regulations, in accordance with Chapter 3.5 (commencing with Section 11340) of Part 1 of Division 3 of Title 2 of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4656.2
The department shall protect the state forests from damage and preserve the peace therein.
California Public Resources Code Section 4656.3
Any person who violates the rules and regulations pertaining to the state forests established by the board is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon...
California Public Resources Code Section 4657
Insofar as the provisions of this chapter may be in conflict with any other provision of this division, the provision of this chapter shall control.
California Public Resources Code Section 4658
The Mountain Home Tract Forest in Tulare County shall be developed and maintained, pursuant to this chapter, as a multiple-use forest, primarily for...
California Public Resources Code Section 4660
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state to establish and preserve an intensively managed, multifaceted research forest which is...
California Public Resources Code Section 4661
The department may permit a limited amount of commercial timber operations on the property within the Soquel Demonstration State Forest in order to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4662
The department is responsible for the establishment and development of the Soquel Demonstration State Forest and for ongoing maintenance and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4663
The department, in coordination with the advisory committee, shall adopt a general plan for the state forest which reflects the long-range...
California Public Resources Code Section 4664
The duties and authority of the department pursuant to this article shall only arise if the state acquires the property comprising the Soquel...
California Public Resources Code Section 4671
The department may, in accordance with the policy of the board, engage in and demonstrate methods of developing, using, and protecting the forest and
California Public Resources Code Section 4672
The department may, in accordance with the policy of the board, engage in surveys of soil, vegetation, and forest products on the forest, range, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4673
The department, with the approval of the Director of General Services, may enter into an agreement with any federal agency for the purpose of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4674
The department may, with the approval of the Department of General Services, enter into a cooperative agreement, upon such terms and under such...
California Public Resources Code Section 4675
It is in the public interest and to the benefit of the state that watershed lands are rehabilitated to conserve water and soil and to prevent...
California Public Resources Code Section 4676
(a) The director may authorize any work for any purpose authorized by Section 4675 as an exercise of the director's emergency powers and may request
California Public Resources Code Section 4681
State nurseries shall be maintained under the management of the department for all of the following purposes: (a) Operation of a state seed bank...
California Public Resources Code Section 4682
The department shall construct and maintain such buildings, improvements, and equipment, and shall employ and fix the compensation of such employees...
California Public Resources Code Section 4683
The department may purchase nursery stock and seed, and may distribute stock or seed for the following purposes: (a) Public planting or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4684
Trees, plants, nursery stock, and seeds which are sold pursuant to this article shall be sold at prices that are established by the department and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4684.5
Notwithstanding Section 4684, the director may give such forest seedlings or native plants for the purposes of reforestation or soil erosion control...
California Public Resources Code Section 4685
The Governor, on behalf of the state, may receive all conveyances or donations of real or personal property necessary to vest in the state the title...
California Public Resources Code Section 4691
It is hereby declared to be in the interest of the welfare of the people of this state that the need for wood, lumber, poles, piling, wood pulp and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4692
The department may make surveys and prepare maps setting forth the areas of nonrestocking forest lands.
California Public Resources Code Section 4693
The department may undertake experiments and studies, on lands owned by the state or made available by private owners through cooperative agreements...
California Public Resources Code Section 4694
Experimentation and studies shall be conducted with the advice and cooperation of the University of California School of Forestry.
California Public Resources Code Section 4695
The department may collect the additional seed required, increase the capacity of state nurseries, purchase the necessary equipment and employ the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4701
The director, upon the recommendation of the board, may accept on behalf of the state gifts of land suitable for forestry purposes or suitable for...
California Public Resources Code Section 4702
The acceptance of the land or contributions shall be subject to such conditions or restrictions as the board deems advisable. Any conditions or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4703
Before accepting conveyance of the land, the director shall have the title examined. He shall not accept title unless a good and merchantable title...
California Public Resources Code Section 4712
As used in this article: (a) "Owner" includes any individual, partnership, corporation, or association. (b) "Timberland" means any land which...
California Public Resources Code Section 4713
Pine beetles and other insect pests or plant diseases which are harmful, detrimental and injurious to timber and forest growth are a public nuisance.
California Public Resources Code Section 4714
Every owner of timber or timberlands shall control or eradicate such insect pests or plant diseases on lands owned by him or under his control. If...
California Public Resources Code Section 4714.5
The movement of eucalyptus wood containing live Eucalyptus Longhorn Borers or their larvae in trucks or trailers is prohibited. A violation of this...
California Public Resources Code Section 4715
The department, in accordance with policy established by the board, may enter into agreements with any owner and with any agency of government,...
California Public Resources Code Section 4716
(a) Whenever the director determines that there exists an area that is infested or infected with insect pests or plant diseases injurious to timber...
California Public Resources Code Section 4717
The department may make the necessary surveys and appraisals to obtain pertinent data and information on insect infestations and disease infections.
California Public Resources Code Section 4718
Whenever the director determines that insect or disease control work within the designated zone of infestation or infection is no longer necessary or
California Public Resources Code Section 4721
It is the policy of the state to preserve as far as possible the species Sequoia gigantea in the interest of conservation, both of soil and of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4722
Upon the finding of the Department of Parks and Recreation or the director, or both, that any Sequoia gigantea grove is suitably situated and is of a
California Public Resources Code Section 4723
Pursuant to Sections 4721 and 4722, the Department of Parks and Recreation, or the department, on favorable recommendation of the board, may acquire...
California Public Resources Code Section 4725
Nothing in this article shall be construed as establishing a policy to acquire any such Sequoia gigantea groves for preservation and conservation out
California Public Resources Code Section 4726
Any person who willfully cuts down, strips of its bark, or destroys by fire, any tree "over 16 feet in diameter," in the groves of big trees situated
California Public Resources Code Section 4727
Upon the arrest and conviction of any person for violation of Section 4726, the party informing is entitled to one-half of the fines collected.
California Public Resources Code Section 4731
Corporations may be formed under the general corporation laws of this state for the protection and development of forest and other renewable natural...
California Public Resources Code Section 4732
All shares of stock issued by the corporation shall have a par value, and, in addition to other requirements prescribed by law, the articles of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4733
No shareholder of any corporation formed pursuant to this article shall receive or accept from the corporation in repayment of his investment in its...
California Public Resources Code Section 4734
Any corporation formed pursuant to this article may, if so authorized by the Commissioner of Corporations, borrow money from or sell, pledge, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4735
Any corporation operating in or upon forests or forest lands of this state which borrows money from any corporation or agency established under the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4736
No operation of a corporation operating pursuant to this article, involving the cutting of timber or other work upon forest lands shall be commenced...
California Public Resources Code Section 4737
The board shall make regular examination of the properties of such corporations during the operating season at intervals of not more than two months...
California Public Resources Code Section 4738
The operation of any corporation formed pursuant to this article shall, in addition to the requirements of this article, be subject to any...
California Public Resources Code Section 4740
The Legislature hereby finds and declares: (a) The department has extensive technical expertise in wildland fire prevention and vegetation...
California Public Resources Code Section 4741
In accordance with policies established by the board, the department shall assist local governments in preventing future wildland fire and vegetation
California Public Resources Code Section 4733
No shareholder of any corporation formed pursuant to this article shall receive or accept from the corporation in repayment of his investment in its...
California Public Resources Code Section 4734
Any corporation formed pursuant to this article may, if so authorized by the Commissioner of Corporations, borrow money from or sell, pledge, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 4735
Any corporation operating in or upon forests or forest lands of this state which borrows money from any corporation or agency established under the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4736
No operation of a corporation operating pursuant to this article, involving the cutting of timber or other work upon forest lands shall be commenced...
California Public Resources Code Section 4737
The board shall make regular examination of the properties of such corporations during the operating season at intervals of not more than two months...
California Public Resources Code Section 4738
The operation of any corporation formed pursuant to this article shall, in addition to the requirements of this article, be subject to any...
California Public Resources Code Section 4750
This article shall be known and may be cited as the Sudden Oak Death Management Act of 2002.
California Public Resources Code Section 4750.1
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) The need for expanding the current efforts to slow the spread of sudden oak death...
California Public Resources Code Section 4750.2
As used in this article, "task force" means the California Oak Mortality Task Force.
California Public Resources Code Section 4750.3
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state, to the extent feasible, to stop the spread of sudden oak death and conserve oak trees and other...
California Public Resources Code Section 4750.4
(a) (1) The department shall implement a program to detect, remove, and treat, if possible, trees infected with Phytophthora ramorum. This program...
California Public Resources Code Section 4750.5
(a) The department shall provide information and technical assistance to cities, counties, districts, regional entities, homeowner neighborhood...
California Public Resources Code Section 4750.6
The director, with advice from the task force, may enter into contracts to provide assistance for project costs associated with the implementation of
California Public Resources Code Section 4750.7
(a) (1) The Department of Forestry and Fire Protection shall expend funds, subject to appropriation in the Budget Act, on sudden oak death management
California Public Resources Code Section 4781
The people of the state have a direct interest in the protection and improvement of public and private lands which are principally used or useful for
California Public Resources Code Section 4782
This article shall be administered by the department.
California Public Resources Code Section 4783
The department may enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with any person, firm, public or private corporation, district, or municipal...
California Public Resources Code Section 4784
In furtherance of such contracts and agreements, and also independently of them, the department shall engage in experimental land clearance and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4785
The department shall from time to time prepare reports setting forth data as to the experiments so conducted and its findings and conclusions with...
California Public Resources Code Section 4786
In making such experiments and in conducting or supervising land clearance pursuant to the agreements or contracts contemplated by this article, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4787
The department, with the approval of the board, may make such regulations as are necessary to effectuate the purposes of this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 4788
The department may accept contributions of money from any private source to carry out the powers and duties imposed upon it by this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 4789
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Forest and Rangeland Resources Assessment and Policy Act of 1977.
California Public Resources Code Section 4789.1
The Legislature finds and declares as follows: (a) The forest resources of California provide vitally important economic and environmental...
California Public Resources Code Section 4789.2
As used in this chapter: (a) "Board" means the State Board of Forestry and Fire Protection. (b) "Resources Planning Act" means the Forest and...
California Public Resources Code Section 4789.3
(a) Under policy guidance from the board and in consultation with the Secretary of the Resources Agency, the director shall prepare and submit to the
California Public Resources Code Section 4789.4
(a) Based on a review of the assessment prepared pursuant to Section 4789.3, and consistent with Sections 740 and 4513, the board shall prepare a...
California Public Resources Code Section 4789.5
The board shall hold public hearings on the assessment and the proposed policy statement prepared pursuant to Sections 4789.3 and 4789.4.
California Public Resources Code Section 4789.6
(a) The board, assisted by the director, shall biennially determine state needs for forest management research and recommend the conduct of needed...
California Public Resources Code Section 4789.7
(a) The director shall convey the assessment and its updates to federal agencies charged with managing public land within the state. (b) To assure
California Public Resources Code Section 4790
The Legislature finds and declares that: (a) Forest lands, while often managed to produce wood fiber for building materials and paper manufacture,
California Public Resources Code Section 4790.5
The Legislature further declares that, except as specifically provided in this chapter the state shall not claim any right, title, or interest in the
California Public Resources Code Section 4791
The purpose of this chapter is to encourage private and public investments in, and an improved management of, forest lands and resources within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4792
In furtherance of the purposes of this chapter, the department is authorized to enter into agreements and make loans and otherwise carry out the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4793
As used in this chapter: (a) "A county with high unemployment" means a county with an annual unemployment rate, as reported by the Employment...
California Public Resources Code Section 4794
(a) Agreements may be entered into and loans may be made by the director pursuant to this chapter for all of the following purposes: (1)...
California Public Resources Code Section 4795
(a) The director may enter into agreements with eligible landowners pursuant to which the landowner will undertake forest resource improvement work...
California Public Resources Code Section 4795.5
A forest landowner who has entered into an undue hardship agreement with the Controller for the payment of inheritance taxes pursuant to Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 4796
The director may make the following types of loans relating to forest resource improvement projects: (a) The director may make loans for forest...
California Public Resources Code Section 4797
To be eligible for participation in an agreement pursuant to Section 4795 or loan pursuant to Section 4796, the following conditions must be met: ...
California Public Resources Code Section 4797.5
(a) Any cost share payments advanced pursuant to Section 4795 shall be refunded to the director in the event of either: (1) The filing of an...
California Public Resources Code Section 4798
Cost share payments or loans pursuant to this chapter may be made for forest resource improvement work which is also the subject of payments or other
California Public Resources Code Section 4799
In addition to the requirements of Section 4797, to be eligible to participate in agreements pursuant to Section 4795, or receive loans pursuant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.01
(a) When allocating available funds among projects proposed pursuant to this chapter, the director shall select those projects that, in the judgment...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.02
To carry out the provisions of this chapter and to facilitate participation in the program authorized by this chapter, the director may promulgate...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.03
(a) The director shall work cooperatively with other public agencies of local, state, and federal government to encourage such agencies to undertake...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.04
To effectuate the purposes of this chapter, the department is authorized to: (a) Collect or contract for adequate supplies of high-quality seed...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.06
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Urban Forestry Act of 1978.
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.07
The Legislature finds and declares that: (a) Trees are a vital resource in the urban environment and as an important psychological link with...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.08
The purpose of this chapter is to: (a) Promote the use of urban forest resources for purposes of increasing integrated projects with multiple...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.09
As used in this chapter: (a) "Disadvantaged community" means a community with a median household income less than 80 percent of the statewide...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.10
(a) (1) The department may implement a program in urban forestry to encourage better tree management and planting in urban areas to increase...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.11
(a) The department shall provide technical assistance to urban areas with respect to: (1) Planning for regional, county, and local land use...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.12
The director, with advice from other appropriate state agencies and interested parties, may make grants to provide assistance of 25 to 90 percent of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.13
(a) There is hereby created in the State Treasury, the Forest Resources Improvement Fund. The money in the Forest Resources Improvement Fund may only
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.14
The department is authorized to conduct surveys, studies, and research concerning the economic and environmental costs, benefits, and feasibility of...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.15
The department is further authorized to provide technical and other assistance to public and private agencies and persons with respect to forest...
California Public Resources Code Section 4799.16
The department shall coordinate its activities and cooperate with the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4800
It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this chapter, to do all of the following: (a) To provide coordination on wildlife and timberland...
California Public Resources Code Section 4805
(a) The director shall establish a schedule of user fees for persons using the department's data base developed pursuant to Section 4802, which does...
California Public Resources Code Section 4851
As used in this article, "lumber" means all timber, whether in logs, boards, planks, or beams, and whether in rafts or otherwise. It does not...
California Public Resources Code Section 4852
Whenever any lumber drifts upon any island in any of the waters of this state, or upon the bank of any such waters, the owner of the lumber may...
California Public Resources Code Section 4853
If the owner of the lumber does not, within three months from the time it was so drifted, take the lumber away, the owner or occupant of the land...
California Public Resources Code Section 4854
When sold, the proceeds of the lumber shall be applied first to the payment of the charges of sale and in liquidation of the expenses and damages...
California Public Resources Code Section 4855
The rejection by the judge of any claimant's right to such proceeds is conclusive, unless within six months thereafter he commences action to obtain...
California Public Resources Code Section 4875
In all cases where two or more persons, firms, or corporations are engaged in or intend to engage in putting or placing logs or timber into any...
California Public Resources Code Section 4877
Any log or timber which has any such recorded mark impressed on it shall be presumed to belong to the person, firm, or corporation in whose name the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4878
Every person, firm, or corporation that neglects to have his or its mark or marks recorded, as provided by Section 4875, is debarred from all...
California Public Resources Code Section 4879
It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation, except boom companies which may be required or compelled to catch and hold logs or timber, to...
California Public Resources Code Section 4951
In enacting this chapter, it is the purpose of the Legislature to declare the existence of a California Conservation Camp program to provide for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4952
As used in this chapter "California Conservation Camps" or "camps" means any camps now or hereafter established, as provided by law, for the purpose...
California Public Resources Code Section 4953
(a) The department shall utilize inmates and wards assigned to conservation camps in performing fire prevention, fire control, and other work of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 4956
The conditions of work to be performed under such contracts or agreements shall be consistent with the requirements, as determined by the Director of
California Public Resources Code Section 4957
Conservation camp inmates and wards may be utilized in the rescue of lost or injured persons, the saving of life, and the protection of property. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 4958
Conservation camp inmates and wards may, upon the request of the appropriate public agency, be utilized in the performance of preventive maintenance...
California Public Resources Code Section 5001
The Department of Parks and Recreation has control of the state park system.
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.1
As used in this division, "department" means the Department of Parks and Recreation and "director" means the Director of Parks and Recreation.
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.4
The department may manage state marine reserves, state marine parks, state marine conservation areas, state marine cultural preservation areas, state
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.5
Whenever any reference is made to the state park system with respect to a duty, power, purpose, responsibility, or jurisdiction that can be exercised
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.6
(a) Notwithstanding Section 5001.95, units of the state park system may be located within, and be a part of, a state seashore. However, the unit...
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.65
Commercial exploitation of resources in units of the state park system is prohibited. However, slant or directional drilling for oil or gas with the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.7
The landing of aircraft in units of the state park system is subject to the following limitations: (a) Airport facilities and services may be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.8
(a) The use of motor vehicles in units of the state park system is subject to the following limitations: (1) In state wildernesses, natural...
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.9
(a) Any improvement existing within the state park system as of January 1, 1979, which fails to comply with the provisions of former Section 5001.5...
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.95
No state park system unit, other than a state wilderness, a natural preserve, or a cultural preserve, shall be located within the boundaries of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5001.96
Attendance at state park system units shall be held within limits established by carrying capacity determined in accordance with Section 5019.5.
California Public Resources Code Section 5002
All parks, public camp grounds, monument sites, landmark sites, and sites of historical interest established or acquired by the State, or which are...
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.1
Prior to the classification or reclassification of a unit of the state park system into any of the categories specified in Article 1.7 (commencing...
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.2
(a) Following classification or reclassification of a unit by the State Park and Recreation Commission, and prior to the development of any new...
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.3
A public hearing shall be scheduled by the State Park and Recreation Commission to consider each matter of classification or reclassification of a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.4
The department shall furnish a copy of the general plan for any unit of the state park system for which a plan has been prepared to any Member of the
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.45
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, upon completion of the land transfer authorized in Section 6 of Chapter 1234 of the Statutes
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.5
The department may accept a gift of title to the Chinese Taoist Temple in Hanford, Kings County, for the state park system in the event such gift of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.6
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, and upon the adoption of a resolution of acceptance pursuant to subdivision (h), the director shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 5002.7
(a) The beach bicycle path in the County of Los Angeles, which runs 22.3 miles from its northern end at the Will Rogers State Beach to its southern...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003
The department shall administer, protect, develop, and interpret the property under its jurisdiction for the use and enjoyment of the public. Except
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.01
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the East Bay Regional Park District is contemplating the development of extensive new marina...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.02.1
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the department and the City of Grover Beach, in a joint project, are in the process of entering...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.03
(a) It is the intent of the Legislature, in enacting this section, to provide for the acquisition, planning, and operation of a state park project...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.05
Rules and regulations adopted pursuant to Section 5003 shall also apply on any granted or ungranted tidelands or submerged lands abutting property of
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.06
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director may grant, in trust, and subject to the conditions set forth in this section, all of the
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.1
The Legislature finds and declares that it is in the public interest to permit hunting, fishing, swimming, trails, camping, campsites, and rental...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.2
Without limiting any statutory powers of the Department of Parks and Recreation, real property which is in the control and possession and under the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.3
The State Park and Recreation Commission shall allow, in accordance with Section 5003.1, waterfowl hunting annually from the opening day of hunting...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.35
Notwithstanding Section 5003.1, waterfowl hunting shall be allowed at the Lake Earl and Lake Talawa project in accordance with the existing...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.4
There shall be provided in each state park in which camping is permitted those parking facilities for recreational vehicles, as defined by Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.5
The department is authorized to provide means of ingress to and egress from all state parks in order to provide ready access thereto by the public...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.6
The planning, design, and construction of a boating facility within the state park system shall be the responsibility of the Department of Boating...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.7
(a) For due, owing, and unpaid charges or fees for water, sewage, gas, electricity, garbage, or other utility services furnished by the Department of
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.8
Notwithstanding any other provision of this code or of law and except as provided in the State Building Standards Law (Part 2.5 (commencing with...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.10
(a) The department may convey, in trust for the development, improvement, operation, and maintenance of trails, to the County of San Mateo, for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.11
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Division 3 (commencing with Section 11000) of Title 2 of the Government Code that relate to the disposition of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.12
The department may convey, in trust for the development, improvement, operation, and maintenance of trails, to the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.13
(a) The director may grant, in trust, an easement, subject to an agreement reached between the department and the County of Santa Cruz, of 420 feet...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.14
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the director may grant, in trust and subject to the conditions set forth in this section, all of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.15
The net proceeds of any sale made on behalf of the department pursuant to Section 11011 of the Government Code of any real property originally...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.16
(a) Subject to subdivisions (b) to (f), inclusive, and notwithstanding the provisions of Division 3 (commencing with Section 11000) of Title 2 of the
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.17
(a) The department may lease, for any use, all or any portion of any parcel of real property acquired for state park system purposes, if the director
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.18
(a) The director may lease to the City of Los Angeles a parcel, not to exceed 20 acres of unimproved real property situated in the City of Los...
California Public Resources Code Section 5003.19
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Division 3 (commencing with Section 11000) of Title 2 of the Government Code that relate to the disposition of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5004
The department shall gather, digest, and summarize, in its annual reports to the Governor, information concerning the State Park System and the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5004.5
(a) The California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development Program is hereby created in the department. The department shall administer the program,
California Public Resources Code Section 5005
(a) The department may receive and accept in the name of the people of the state any gift, dedication, devise, grant, or other conveyance of title to
California Public Resources Code Section 5005.01
(a) The Department of Parks and Recreation shall, after consultation with appropriate Native American groups, receive and accept a donation of Indian
California Public Resources Code Section 5005.1
The Department of Parks and Recreation may with approval of the Department of General Services transfer, sell or otherwise dispose of personal...
California Public Resources Code Section 5005.3
The department shall identify a site on its lands at the head of Bodega Bay, which shall be mutually agreed upon by the department and the Board of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5005.6
The department has exclusive jurisdiction with respect to property salvage and recovery operations in and upon the lands of the state park system. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006
(a) The department, with the consent of the Department of Finance, and subject to Section 15853 of the Government Code, may acquire title to or any...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.1
(a) (1) Prior to submitting a proposal pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 5006, for an appropriation for the acquisition of real property in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.15
The department may acquire real property by donation or purchase that is subject to a conservation easement, deed restriction, or other limitation,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.2
The Director of Parks and Recreation with the consent of the Director of Finance may acquire by gift, purchase or condemnation any interest,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.25
The Director of Parks and Recreation is authorized to convey and grant to the County of Santa Cruz, for a site for a dam and reservoir in Aptos...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.3
The department shall acquire sites for wayside campgrounds adjacent to the Westside Freeway, State Highway Route 5. The following general vicinities
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.4
(a) The department may acquire, on behalf of the state, a fee or lesser interest in real and personal property located near Hollister in San Benito...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.41
The department may enter into agreements with the Department of Water Resources and the Department of Fish and Game to plan, develop, and administer...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.42
(a) On or before February 1, 2002, the director shall establish the Cornfield State Park Advisory Committee, which shall be responsible for assisting
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.45
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of General Services may acquire, on behalf of the state, a fee or lesser interest in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.47
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of General Services may acquire, on behalf of the state, a fee or lesser right or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.48
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Director of General Services may acquire, on behalf of the state, a fee or lesser right or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.49
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the California State Mining and Mineral Museum located in the City of Mariposa, including all assets,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.5
The department, with the consent of the Department of General Services, may lease any interest in real or personal property which the department...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.6
The department, with the approval of the Administrator of the Resources Agency and the Department of Finance, is authorized to cooperate and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.7
Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 1.5 (commencing with Section 5094) of this division, the Administrator of the Resources Agency may indicate in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5006.8
(a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply: (1) "City" means the City and County of San Francisco. (2) "Project"...
California Public Resources Code Section 5007.1
(a) Lands purchased or otherwise acquired by the department at the Pan Pacific project, which are to be operated and maintained by other public...
California Public Resources Code Section 5007.2
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a contract for services under the amount of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) to restore artifacts at the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5007.3
(a) In planning, developing, managing, and operating lands acquired for the Citrus Heritage Park at Mockingbird Canyon, the department and the State...
California Public Resources Code Section 5007.4
Consistent with the general plan for the unit, the department may enter into an operating agreement, at no cost to the state, with a qualified...
California Public Resources Code Section 5007.5
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department shall have the right to remove and dispose of all floating logs, timber, lumber, and other
California Public Resources Code Section 5008
(a) The department shall protect the state park system and the state vehicular recreation area and trail system from damage and preserve the peace...
California Public Resources Code Section 5008.1
(a) When it is determined by the director to be in the public interest, and subject to the fees, rules, and regulations of the department, visitors...
California Public Resources Code Section 5008.2
(a) Peace officers and other designated employees of the department may capture any animal (1) which is not confined or under the immediate control...
California Public Resources Code Section 5008.4
Moneys deposited in the State Parks and Recreation Fund pursuant to Section 1463.02 of the Penal Code are available, when appropriated by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5008.5
In any prosecution charging a violation within any unit of the state park system of the rules and regulations of the department, Section 655.2 or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5008.6
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the judge before whom any person is tried for a violation of any provision of this code within the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5008.7
Every person convicted of a violation of any rule or regulation adopted by the department pursuant to this division prohibiting the leaving,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5008.8
After January 1, 1989, every peace officer authorized pursuant to Section 5008, shall have satisfactorily completed, prior to the date he or she is...
California Public Resources Code Section 5009
The State park contingent fund is continued in existence. All moneys collected or received from gifts or bequests, or from municipal or county...
California Public Resources Code Section 5009.1
(a) The department may enter into an agreement to accept funds from any person, corporation or other business entity, or organization for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5009.2
(a) The department may enter into an agreement to accept funds from any person, business entity, or organization for the maintenance or operation of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5009.3
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may enter into an agreement or agreements with private, nonprofit public benefit...
California Public Resources Code Section 5010
(a) The department may collect fees, rents, and other returns for the use of any state park system area, the amounts to be determined by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5010.1
(a) All fees, rents, and other returns for the use of any state park system area are the property of the state or the public agency operating a state
California Public Resources Code Section 5010.2
The department shall not collect from any group of pupils in kindergarten or grades 1 to 12, inclusive, or their escorts, including, but not limited...
California Public Resources Code Section 5010.5
The director may authorize the refund of moneys received or collected by himself or by the department illegally, or by mistake, inadvertence, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5011
Any person receiving aid to the aged, blind, or disabled under Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 12000) of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Welfare and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5011.5
(a) A veteran of a war in which the United States has been, or may be engaged, who is a resident of this state, upon presentation to the department...
California Public Resources Code Section 5011.7
(a) The Legislature finds and declares that the use of conservation easements can assist the department in protecting the natural resources of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5012
The department may, upon application by the proper authorities, grant permits and easements for the following purposes and upon such terms as the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5012.1
In any lease, easement, right-of-way, license, or permit entered into whereby the department leases real property, obtains a license, permit, or a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5012.2
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, subsequent to the creation of an easement for a roadway connecting to Mulholland Drive through the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5013
The department may acquire, purchase, and obtain objects of historical interest, and it may purchase sites for and establish and maintain museums for
California Public Resources Code Section 5014
The Director of Parks and Recreation shall convey to the Hussey Ranch Corporation, upon such terms and conditions as he determines are in the best...
California Public Resources Code Section 5015
(a) In recognition of the late Robert H. Meyer's many contributions to the growth and improvement of the state park system, the El Matador, El...
California Public Resources Code Section 5015.5
The Baldwin Hills State Recreation Area is hereby designated and shall be known as the Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. The department shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 5015.6
In recognition of the late Ed Z'berg's many contributions to the growth and improvement of the state park system, Sugar Pine Point State Park is...
California Public Resources Code Section 5016
In order to eliminate or acquire privately owned lands situated within the exterior boundaries of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, the department...
California Public Resources Code Section 5016.1
In order to exchange certain lands patented to the State of California for park purposes situated outside and within 10 miles of the exterior...
California Public Resources Code Section 5018
Whenever, after the receipt of a report submitted pursuant to Section 5017 with respect to a state beach or park or recreational area, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5018.1
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Department of Finance may delegate to the department the right to exercise the same authority...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019
When property is deeded to the State for park or beach purposes, oil and mineral rights in such property may be reserved in such deeds by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.5
Before any park or recreational area developmental plan is made, the department shall cause to be made a land carrying capacity survey of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.10
(a) The Parks Project Revolving Fund is hereby established in the State Treasury. Except as otherwise specified in this section, upon approval of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.11
The department shall file against the fund all claims covering expenditures incurred in connection with services, new construction, major...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.12
The department shall keep a record of all expenditures chargeable against each specific portion of the fund. Any unencumbered balance in any portion
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.13
At any time the department, without furnishing a voucher or itemized statement, may withdraw from the Parks Project Revolving Fund a sum not to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.14
The department shall annually submit to the Department of Finance a report that reconciles, by project, all of the following: (a) Amounts...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.15
This article shall become inoperative on January 1, 2012, and, as of January 1, 2013, is repealed, unless a later enacted statute that is enacted...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.50
All units that are or shall become a part of the state park system, except those units or parts of units designated by the Legislature as wilderness...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.53
State parks consist of relatively spacious areas of outstanding scenic or natural character, oftentimes also containing significant historical,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.56
State recreation units consist of areas selected, developed, and operated to provide outdoor recreational opportunities. The units shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.59
Historical units, to be named appropriately and individually, consist of nonmarine areas established primarily to preserve objects of historical,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.62
State seashores consist of relatively spacious coastline areas with frontage on the ocean, or on bays open to the ocean, including water areas...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.65
State reserves consist of areas embracing outstanding natural or scenic characteristics or areas containing outstanding cultural resources of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.68
State wildernesses, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, are hereby recognized as areas where the earth...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.71
Natural preserves consist of distinct nonmarine areas of outstanding natural or scientific significance established within the boundaries of other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.74
Cultural preserves consist of distinct nonmarine areas of outstanding cultural interest established within the boundaries of other state park system...
California Public Resources Code Section 5019.80
(a) The Marine Managed Areas Improvement Act (Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 36600) of Division 27) establishes a uniform classification system...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020
The Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee is continued in existence as the State Historical Resources Commission. Any reference in any law to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020.1
As used in this article: (a) "California Register" means the California Register of Historical Resources. (b) "Certified local government"...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020.2
(a) The commission consists of nine members appointed by the Governor. The director, in consultation with the State Historic Preservation Officer,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020.3
(a) The commission shall meet at least four times per year in places it deems necessary to fulfill its responsibilities. Five members of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020.4
(a) The commission shall do all of the following: (1) Receive and evaluate applications for, and make recommendations with respect to entries on,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020.5
(a) The commission shall develop criteria and methods for determining the significance of archaeological sites, for selecting the most important...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020.6
(a) The Governor shall appoint the State Historic Preservation Officer. The director, in consultation with the commission, shall submit to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5020.7
The Legislature recognizes that the long-term preservation and enhancement of historical resources is dependent, to a large extent, on the good will...
California Public Resources Code Section 5021
The department shall consider all recommendations for registration made by the commission, and shall register, as state historical landmarks, those...
California Public Resources Code Section 5022
The department may contract with or cooperate with public or private agencies for suitable plaques, markers, and directional signs at the site of, or
California Public Resources Code Section 5022.5
There shall be two categories of places of historical significance: the registered historical landmark and the registered point of historical...
California Public Resources Code Section 5022.6
The department shall adopt standard design and detail for the marker and for the plaque which may be erected or raised at registered historical...
California Public Resources Code Section 5023
(a) It shall be the duty of the Department of Transportation to keep in repair all objects or markers adjacent to a state highway which have been...
California Public Resources Code Section 5024
(a) On or before January 1, 1982, each state agency shall formulate policies to preserve and maintain, when prudent and feasible, all state-owned...
California Public Resources Code Section 5024.1
(a) A California Register of Historical Resources is hereby established. The California Register is an authoritative guide in California to be used...
California Public Resources Code Section 5024.5
(a) No state agency shall alter the original or significant historical features or fabric, or transfer, relocate, or demolish historical resources on
California Public Resources Code Section 5024.6
There is in the department the State Office of Historic Preservation, which is under the direction of the officer. The office shall do all of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5025
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that there is a need for state repositories dedicated to the preservation and restoration of historic...
California Public Resources Code Section 5025.11
The department shall, with the advice of the Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee, or, as to certifications on or after January 1, 1975, with the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5025.12
The department is authorized to place suitable markers along these certified routes at intervals and at each intersection with a state highway or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5025.2
It shall be the duty of the department to keep in repair, or cause to be kept in repair, all markers of such historical routes.
California Public Resources Code Section 5025.3
The Governor's Mansion, located at 1526 H Street, Sacramento, shall be under the control and management of the department and shall be named the Old...
California Public Resources Code Section 5026
Upon receipt of an application for an entry on the National Register of Historic Places and prior to making any evaluation and recommendation with...
California Public Resources Code Section 5027
Any building or structure that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is transferred from state ownership to another public agency
California Public Resources Code Section 5027.1
(a) As required by Section 5027, the Legislature hereby approves demolition of the Transbay Terminal building at First and Mission Streets in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5028
(a) No structure that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, on the California Register of Historic Places, or on any local public...
California Public Resources Code Section 5029
(a) The commission shall, within 90 days after the approval by the director of the issuance by the commission of an historical resources designation...
California Public Resources Code Section 5029.5
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, fifty percent (50%) of the revenue collected by the Department of Transportation, in each fiscal...
California Public Resources Code Section 5031
"Qualified historical property" means privately owned property which is not exempt from property taxation, is visually accessible to the public, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5032
(a) "Qualified historical property" pursuant to Section 5031 includes: (1) Individual sites having structures. (2) Facades or portions of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5033
The department shall adopt all rules and regulations relating to standards for qualifying as a historical property. In adopting such rules and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5038
(a) It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State of California to establish and preserve, as a unique historical and cultural resource for the
California Public Resources Code Section 5038.1
The parties to the joint powers agreement of April 1, 1974, and to subsequent amendments to the agreement regarding the El Pueblo de Los Angeles...
California Public Resources Code Section 5038.2
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter or any other provision of law, the length of the term of any concession contract or approval
California Public Resources Code Section 5038.3
"Concession," as used in this article, does not include those premises at El Pueblo de Los Angeles State Historic Park which are primarily rented and
California Public Resources Code Section 5040
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State of California to establish and preserve as a historical monument representative of the early gold
California Public Resources Code Section 5041
To assure the accomplishment of this policy it is directed that: (a) The department shall make a survey based on historical research to determine...
California Public Resources Code Section 5042
The Columbia Historic Park Association, a nonprofit corporation, is designated as a committee advisory to the department in the research incident to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5043
Columbia Historic State Park is a unit of the State Park System and shall be administered in accordance with the laws applying thereto subject to the
California Public Resources Code Section 5044
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter or any other provision of law, the term of any concession contract within Columbia Historic State
California Public Resources Code Section 5045
(a) The tufa and associated sand structures at Mono Lake are a valuable geologic and scientific natural resource and are unique in North America for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5046
(a) The reserve shall be managed primarily for the purpose of protecting the tufa and associated sand structures and providing for their...
California Public Resources Code Section 5047
(a) No provision of this article shall be construed to interfere with any reasonable use of land or other activity existing or occurring on or before
California Public Resources Code Section 5048
Any disturbance, defacement, displacement, or other interference with any tufa or associated sand structure by any person or instrumentality is a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5049
Natural or artificially caused accretion or reliction of the waters of Mono Lake shall not be deemed contrary to the purposes of this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 5060
The department may enter into contracts with individuals or with other governmental agencies or departments for the lease, for park and recreational...
California Public Resources Code Section 5061
The term of such a lease shall not exceed twenty years nor be less than two years.
California Public Resources Code Section 5062
Any such lease contract shall contain an option permitting the State to purchase the lands under lease. The lease contract shall include...
California Public Resources Code Section 5063
Before entering into any such lease contract, the lands proposed to be leased shall be appraised by the Department of General Services to determine...
California Public Resources Code Section 5064
The department for a consideration may assign such options to other governmental agencies or departments. The department may accept gifts of money...
California Public Resources Code Section 5065
Lands leased shall be administered as a part of the California State park system, subject to existing laws affecting the operation and administration
California Public Resources Code Section 5066
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Department of Parks and Recreation shall extend until December 31, 1979 the existing concession
California Public Resources Code Section 5067
The department may enter into, for a period not less than 20 years and not to exceed 25 years, an agreement with the Desert Pacific Council of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5070
This article shall be known and may be cited as the California Recreational Trails Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 5070.3
Unless the context otherwise requires, the following definitions shall govern construction of this article: (a) "Affirmative access area" means an
California Public Resources Code Section 5070.5
The Legislature hereby declares that it is the policy of the state to: (a) Increase accessibility and enhance the use, enjoyment, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5070.7
The director shall cause to be prepared, and continuously maintained, a comprehensive plan for the development and operation of a statewide system of
California Public Resources Code Section 5071
The plan shall contain, but shall not be limited to, the following elements: (a) Pedestrian trails. (b) Bikeways. (c) Equestrian trails. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5071.3
For each of the elements specified in Section 5071, the plan shall: (a) Set forth the role of state government in providing increased...
California Public Resources Code Section 5071.5
In the preparation of the plan, the director shall actively seek participation of other units of state government and of appropriate federal,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5071.7
(a) (1) In planning the system, the director shall consult with and seek the assistance of the Department of Transportation. The Department of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5072
Upon preparation of a proposed plan, the director shall hold at least four public hearings in different geographical regions of the state to solicit...
California Public Resources Code Section 5072.5
The director shall consider any advice offered by the Legislature, and, after considering such advice and making such modifications in the proposed...
California Public Resources Code Section 5072.7
Following completion of the plan as provided in Section 5072.5, all state agencies and departments whose operations are affected by, or related to,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5072.8
(a) The Recreational Trails Fund is hereby created. Moneys in the Recreational Trails Fund shall be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature,
California Public Resources Code Section 5073
The plan shall be continuously reviewed, revised, and updated by the director. Every two years following completion of the plan pursuant to Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5073.5
The Governor shall establish a California Recreational Trails Committee to advise the director in the development and coordination of the system. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5073.7
The terms of the members of the committee shall be four years, except that such members first appointed to the committee shall classify themselves by
California Public Resources Code Section 5074
The committee shall have the following powers and duties: (a) Coordinate trail planning and development among cities, counties, and districts. In
California Public Resources Code Section 5074.1
The director shall be responsible for planning and for the orderly development and operation of the system. The director shall encourage other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5074.3
(a) The right of eminent domain may not be exercised to acquire property, any interest in property, or use of any property for the trails...
California Public Resources Code Section 5074.5
The location of a route or complementary facility of the system across lands under the jurisdiction of a federal agency shall be by contractual...
California Public Resources Code Section 5074.7
If lands included in the system are outside the boundaries of areas administered by public agencies, the director may enter into agreements with...
California Public Resources Code Section 5075
Following review of the plan by the Legislature as provided in Section 5072.3, the director shall prepare a list of recommended priority system...
California Public Resources Code Section 5075.3
In specifying criteria and standards for the design and construction of trail routes and complementary facilities as provided in subdivisions (b) and
California Public Resources Code Section 5075.4
No adjoining property owner is liable for any actions of any type resulting from, or caused by, trail users trespassing on adjoining property, and no
California Public Resources Code Section 5075.5
The director shall prepare a guidebook or guidebooks, including trail maps, describing the system. The guidebook, or guidebooks, shall include...
California Public Resources Code Section 5075.7
Each study of potential trail routes for inclusion in the system shall include an evaluation of the impact of the proposed trail route on adjacent...
California Public Resources Code Section 5075.8
(a) The department may convene a planning task force in order to facilitate the development of a comprehensive plan for the San Joaquin River...
California Public Resources Code Section 5076
In developing the open-space element of a general plan as specified in subdivision (e) of Section 65302 of the Government Code, every city and county
California Public Resources Code Section 5077.2
In addition to utilizing criteria and standards for the design, interpretation, and implementation of heritage corridor routes and complementary...
California Public Resources Code Section 5077.5
(a) Because of California's unique potential to encourage initial stages of a nationwide heritage network, the following northern California portions
California Public Resources Code Section 5077.6
Because of its clear function as the interpretive highway of the Gold Rush, and because of outstanding efforts of public agencies and the private...
California Public Resources Code Section 5077.7
Because of the unique beauty and natural resources of the northern California coast, the desire of many Californians to visit the area, the heavy...
California Public Resources Code Section 5077.8
In order to promote disability access along the heritage corridors, the director shall recognize the South Yuba Independence Trail South Yuba Project
California Public Resources Code Section 5078
As used in this chapter: (a) "Department" means the Department of Parks and Recreation. (b) "Fund" means the Heritage Network Decal Fund...
California Public Resources Code Section 5078.1
(a) There is in the department the State Heritage Network Plan and Grants Program. (b) The program shall enhance the protection, preservation,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5078.2
The money in the fund shall be available to the department, upon appropriation by the Legislature, solely for purposes of paying administrative costs
California Public Resources Code Section 5078.3
No single grant under the program shall exceed the sum of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000). Not more than 50 percent of the total money available...
California Public Resources Code Section 5078.4
(a) The department shall develop criteria for the evaluation and selection of heritage corridors. (b) The following heritage corridors are given...
California Public Resources Code Section 5078.5
Grant proposals shall be submitted annually to the department for evaluation in accordance with procedures and criteria prescribed by the department.
California Public Resources Code Section 5078.6
(a) The department may undertake with cooperating heritage corridor groups the design and distribution of a twenty-dollar ($20) window decal to allow
California Public Resources Code Section 5079
The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (a) The preservation of California's historical resources is a responsibility of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.01
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "California Register" means the California Register of Historic...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.10
The California Heritage Fund is hereby created in the State Treasury and shall be administered by the office. Money in the fund shall be available,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.11
Unless otherwise provided by law, all funds received by the office for the purposes of historical resource preservation shall be deposited in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.12
In addition to any public funds appropriated expressly for the purposes of this chapter, the office may apply for and accept grants, and accept...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.13
The office shall deposit the proceeds from any lease, rental, sale, exchange, or transfer of real property, or any interest therein or option...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.14
When a lease of real property is made to a private individual, group, or entity, the office shall annually transfer an amount not to exceed 25...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.15
The office may apply for and receive emergency financial support for projects and areas identified under federal and state emergency and disaster...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.35
(a) The office may acquire any interest in real property pursuant to Section 5079.20, or personal property pursuant to Section 5079.21, with...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.40
The office shall award grants on a competitive basis to public agencies and nonprofit organizations for the preservation of historical resources. A...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.41
The office shall adopt guidelines, subject to the approval of the commission, for determination of the amount of matching funds required, if any, for
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.42
A public agency may enter into an agreement with a nonprofit organization for the purpose of carrying out a historical resource preservation project...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.43
After completion of the historical resource preservation project, the grant recipient shall return to the office the amount of the grant that exceeds
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.44
The office shall consult as needed with the appropriate city or county in order to assess the historical significance of historical resources in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.50
The office shall award grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations to improve the management of California's historical resources that,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.51
After the approval of a proposed historical resource management project, the office may expend funds to prepare a plan for the protection and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.52
The office shall consult as needed with the appropriate city or county in order to assess the historical significance of historical resources in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.60
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that California' s archaeological resources are endangered by urban development and population growth and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.61
The office may award grants to public agencies and nonprofit organizations for historical resource preservation projects that include the acquisition
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.62
(a) The amount of the grant shall not exceed the cost of the project. (b) The amount of the grant and the amount of matching funds required, if...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.63
The office may loan funds to a nonprofit organization for the temporary acquisition of an archaeological resource that will be subsequently acquired...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.64
Not more than 25 percent of any grant made pursuant to the article may be expended for archaeological survey and reports, special salvage excavation,
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.65
The office shall consult as needed with the appropriate city or county in order to assess the historical significance of historical resources in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.70
There is hereby created within the office the California Main Street Program to provide technical assistance and training for small cities'...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.72
There is hereby established in the State Treasury the California Main Street Program Fund. All private contributions, federal funds, and fees for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5079.74
The office shall incur costs to implement this article only to the extent that funding adequate to cover those costs has been deposited in, and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.02
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (a) "Board" means the State Public Works Board. (b)...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.03
(a) The department may enter into contracts with natural persons, corporations, partnerships, and associations for the construction, maintenance, and
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.05
Except as provided in Section 5080.16, all contracts authorizing occupancy of any portion of the state park system for a period of more than two...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.06
For any contract authorizing occupancy by the concessionaire for a period of more than two years of any portion of the state park system, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.07
(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 11080 and 11081 of the Government Code, public notice to bidders shall be given of all proposed...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.08
(a) The department shall require from prospective bidders answers to questions contained in a standard form of questionnaire and financial statement,
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.09
All bids shall be presented under sealed cover.
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.10
Whether or not bids are opened exactly at the time fixed in the public notice for opening bids, a bid shall not be received after that time.
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.11
Any bid may be withdrawn at any time prior to the time fixed in the public notice for the opening of bids, but only by written request of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.12
On the day named in the public notice, the department shall publicly open the sealed bids. The department shall carefully study and analyze all bids
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.13
If the successful bidder does not sign and deliver the contract within 30 days of receipt thereof and does not provide the state with a bond or other
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.14
If the director deems that the acceptance of any bid is not for the best interests of the state, he or she may reject all bids.
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.15
A bidder shall not be relieved of his or her bid and no change shall be made in his or her bid because of mistakes.
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.16
If the director determines that it is for the best interests of the state, the director, upon giving notice to the State Park and Recreation...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.17
(a) Every contract awarded pursuant to the bidding requirements of this article, pursuant to the request for proposal process specified in Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.18
All concession contracts entered into pursuant to this article shall contain, but are not limited to, all of the following provisions: (a) (1) The
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.19
(a) In order to assure the best possible return from concessions, the department shall periodically survey, and obtain advice and information from...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.20
No contract, including a contract entered into on lands operated pursuant to an agreement entered into under Article 2 (commencing with Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.21
The department shall include in its annual statement on the concessions program a section setting forth all new concessions entered into during the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.23
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, with respect to concession contracts entered into on and after October 1, 1994, if the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.24
(a) The department may enter into an interim agreement with the Pacific Grove-Asilomar Operating Corporation on the same basis as the cancelled...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.25
(a) The department shall enter into a contract for the construction, maintenance, and operation of concessions at the Asilomar Conference Grounds. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.26
(a) Notwithstanding Sections 11080 and 11081 of the Government Code, public notice of a request for proposal shall be given to persons or entities...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.28
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the department may negotiate an agreement of up to two years duration to extend the hotel concession...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.29
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including subdivision (a) of Section 5080.18, the department may enter into concession contracts for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.30
Agreements may be entered into between the department and any agency of the United States, any city, county, district, or other public agency, or any
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.31
(a) The general plan for a unit of the state park system that is the subject of an agreement entered into pursuant to this article shall, in addition
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.32
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), revenues received from lands subject to an operating agreement entered into pursuant to this article shall
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.33
A concession may be authorized on lands subject to an agreement entered into pursuant to this article, so long as the public agency complies with...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.34
Every agreement entered into pursuant to this article and every contract for a concession on lands that are subject to an agreement entered into...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.35
Whenever the department intends to enter into an operating agreement pursuant to this article with respect to a unit of the state park system, the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.36
(a) Notwithstanding any provision of this article, the department may enter into an operating agreement with a qualified nonprofit organization for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.36.1
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the department and the City of Malibu are in the process of entering into an operating agreement...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.37
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that revenues generated at Santa Monica State Beach may be expected to exceed the total costs incurred...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.38
Notwithstanding any provision of this article, if title in fee, to the so-called Marconi property, near the community of Marshall in the County of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.39
The department and other appropriate state and local agencies, and federal agencies to the extent permitted by federal law, with jurisdiction over...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.40
(a) No operating lease or agreement shall be entered into, or amended, pursuant to this article unless one of the following has occurred: (1) The...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.41
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, until January 1, 2014, the department may enter into an operating agreement with a qualified
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.50
Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the Director of Parks and Recreation may contract for construction for the preservation and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.51
The director is authorized to use the method for selection of the design-build entity set forth in clause (i) of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (3) of
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.52
In addition to the requirements set forth in paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Section 14661 of the Government Code, the program required by this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.53
The director may accept donations of services, including architectural, engineering, construction management, or other professional services,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.54
In addition to the approvals required by Section 13332.19 of the Government Code, prior to advertising for design-build proposals, the director shall
California Public Resources Code Section 5080.56
Notwithstanding Section 10 of Chapter 66 of the Statutes of 1999, the director shall contract with the Department of General Services or a mutually...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.15
(a) There is in the department the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission, consisting of nine members, five of whom shall be appointed by...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.16
In making appointments to the commission, the Governor, Senate Committee on Rules, and Speaker of the Assembly shall consider the places of residence
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.17
(a) The terms of the members of the commission shall be four years. (b) Appointments to the commission shall comply with the qualifications for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.18
In case of any vacancy in the membership of the commission, the appointing authority of the vacating member shall appoint a successor member for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.19
The members of the commission shall elect a chairperson from their number who shall serve as chairperson for one year and until his or her successor...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.20
The director is the secretary of the commission.
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.21
Members of the commission may receive a salary for their services in an amount of fifty dollars ($50) for each day, up to a maximum salary of one...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.22
The chairperson of the commission may appoint committees composed of members of the commission and prescribe the jurisdiction of each.
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.24
The commission has the following particular duties and responsibilities: (a) Be fully informed regarding all governmental activities affecting the
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.30
There is in the department the Division of Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation. Whenever any reference is made to the Office of Off-Highway Motor...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.31
The division shall be under the direction of a deputy director appointed by the director. The deputy director shall have no responsibilities other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.32
The division has the following duties and responsibilities: (a) Planning, acquisition, development, conservation, and restoration of lands in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.34
(a) In cooperation with the commission, the division shall make available on the division's Internet Web site information regarding off-highway motor
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.35
(a) The protection of public safety, the appropriate utilization of lands, and the conservation of land resources are of the highest priority in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.36
The division may enter into contracts with concessionaires and grants or cooperative agreements with other public agencies, pursuant to laws and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.37
Eminent domain shall not be exercised to acquire any interest in property for a state vehicular recreation area, the California Statewide Motorized...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.38
No owner or other person having legal control of property in the vicinity of any lands in the system is liable for any actions of any type resulting...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.41
The following lands within the Hollister Hills State Vehicular Area shall be managed, as follows: (a) The division shall designate and set aside...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.43
(a) State vehicular recreation areas shall be established on lands where there are quality recreational opportunities for off-highway motor vehicles...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.50
(a) The division shall develop and implement a grant and cooperative agreement program to support the planning, acquisition, development,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.53
No funds may be granted or expended pursuant to Section 5090.50, unless all of the following conditions are met: (a) If the project involves a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.60
The fund consists of deposits from the following sources: (a) Revenues transferred from the Motor Vehicle Fuel Account in the Transportation Tax...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.61
Moneys in the fund shall be available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, as follows: (a) An amount, not to exceed 50 percent of the annual...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.65
Money in the fund shall be used to pay for the repair of any boundary fence that segregates off-highway vehicle use from adjoining landowners and is...
California Public Resources Code Section 5090.70
This chapter shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2018, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute, that is enacted...
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.01
(a) The Legislature finds that as the popularity of winter recreation has steadily grown, so too has the problem of insufficient parking areas for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.02
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions in this section govern the construction of this chapter. (a) "Authorized vendor" means a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.10
(a) The State Park and Recreation Commission shall hold at least two public hearings, one in the northern portion of the state and one in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.15
(a) Except as provided in this section, no person shall, from November 1 of any year to May 30 of the next year or for a shorter time as determined...
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.20
(a) The department shall print the permits required by this chapter and shall supervise the sale of the permits throughout the state. (b) The...
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.25
(a) Proceeds from the sale of SNO-PARK parking permits shall be paid to the State Treasury to the credit of the Winter Recreation Fund, which is...
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.26
Eminent domain shall not be exercised to acquire any interest in property for a designated parking area.
California Public Resources Code Section 5091.27
The department may adopt rules and regulations necessary to implement and enforce this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.30
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Wilderness Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.31
In order to assure that an increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization, does not occupy and modify all areas
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.32
As used in this chapter: (a) "Minimum management requirements" means the minimum wilderness management actions that are necessary to administer a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.33
(a) There is hereby established a California wilderness preservation system to be composed of state-owned areas designated by the Legislature as...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.34
(a) The following areas are hereby designated as components of the system: (1) Santa Rosa Mountains State Wilderness, consisting of that portion...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.345
(a) Limekiln State Wilderness, comprised of approximately 413 acres of Limekiln State Park as generally depicted on a map entitled "Limekiln State...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.35
(a) The secretary, in cooperation with each department within the Resources Agency, shall review state-owned roadless areas under his or her...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.36
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a state agency with jurisdiction over an area designated as a wilderness area shall be responsible...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.37
(a) In any case where privately owned land is completely surrounded by wilderness areas, the private owner may acquire from the state a reasonable...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.38
Nothing in this chapter shall affect the jurisdiction or responsibility of the state with regard to fish and wildlife. Hunting and fishing may be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.39
The secretary shall, no later than December 1, 1975, and on or before December 1st of each year thereafter, report to the Governor and to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.40
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstance is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.50
It is the policy of the State of California that certain rivers which possess extraordinary scenic, recreational, fishery, or wildlife values shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.51
This chapter shall be known as the California Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.52
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meaning: (a) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Resources Agency. (b)...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.53
Those rivers or segments of rivers included in the system shall be classified as one of the following: (a) Wild rivers, which are those rivers or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.54
The following rivers and segments thereof are designated as components of the system: (a) Klamath River. The main stem from 100 yards below Iron...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.541
(a) Notwithstanding the fact that the tributaries of the Smith River specified in this subdivision are not included in the system, no dam, reservoir,
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.542
The Legislature finds and declares that the McCloud River possesses extraordinary resources in that it supports one of the finest wild trout...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.545
The classifications heretofore established by the secretary for the rivers or segments of rivers included in the system are revised and adopted as...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.546
Classification or reclassification of rivers or segments of rivers within the system as wild, scenic, or recreational shall be by statute. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.547
(a) The secretary shall study and submit to the Governor and the Legislature reports on the suitability or nonsuitability for addition to the system
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.55
Other than temporary flood storage facilities permitted pursuant to Section 5093.57, no dam, reservoir, diversion, or other water impoundment...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.56
No department or agency of the state may assist or cooperate, whether by loan, grant, license, or otherwise, with any department or agency of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.57
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prohibit any measures for flood protection, structural or nonstructural, necessary for the protection...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.58
This chapter neither diminishes the power of the secretary or any other state or local official or agency under any other statute, nor conveys any...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.60
The Resources Agency shall be responsible for coordinating the activities of state agencies whose activities affect the rivers in the system with...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.61
All departments and agencies of the state shall exercise their powers granted under any other provision of law in a manner that protects the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.62
Nothing in this chapter shall affect the jurisdiction or responsibility of the state with regard to fish, wildlife, or their habitat. Hunting and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.63
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to permit or require the reservation, use, or taking of private property for scenic, fishery, wildlife, or
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.64
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.66
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the enactment of this section is necessary in order to allow extraction and refinement of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.67
In order to enhance the recreational qualities of rivers where temporary summer recreational dams have been constructed in the past to improve water...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.68
(a) Within the boundaries of special treatment areas adjacent to wild, scenic, or recreational river segments, all of the following provisions shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.69
(a) The Resources Agency shall conduct studies specifically funded by the Legislature relative to the condition of the system and may make...
California Public Resources Code Section 5093.70
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares all of the following: (1) Mill Creek and Deer Creek possess extraordinary resources in that they...
California Public Resources Code Section 5094
It is hereby declared to be in the public interest for the state and local public agencies to participate with the federal government with respect to
California Public Resources Code Section 5094.1
The Secretary of the Resources Agency, with the approval of the Director of Finance and upon specific authorization by the Legislature, may indicate...
California Public Resources Code Section 5094.2
With respect to each project as to which a letter of intent has been given, the Resources Agency through the Department of Parks and Recreation and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5094.3
Upon specific authorization of state participation by the Legislature: (a) The Department of Parks and Recreation and the Department of Fish and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5094.4
This chapter shall not apply to the cooperation and participation with the federal government pursuant to Public Law 89-161 in the development of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5094.5
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Porter-Cobey Federal Water Project Recreation Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 5095
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the State Urban Parks and Healthy Communities Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.1
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Parks and recreation provide opportunities for building strong communities and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.2
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Active recreational purpose" means an activity that requires...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.3
There is hereby created, in the State Treasury, the State Urban Parks and Healthy Communities Fund. The department shall expend moneys from this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.4
(a) The director, in consultation with the State Department of Education, shall develop a competitive grant program to assist state parks, state...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.5
(a) The department shall allocate two-thirds of any funds appropriated for the purposes of this chapter to provide grants to urbanized or heavily...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.6
(a) This chapter shall be implemented only upon appropriation of sufficient funds to the department for that purpose. (b) Notwithstanding any...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.50
For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply: (a) "Central Valley" means the geographic region extending from approximately the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.51
The department shall develop a detailed plan of implementation for its Central Valley Vision. The plan shall identify and prioritize specific sites...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.52
To the extent feasible, the plan shall do all of the following: (a) Identify specific opportunities and priorities for acquisition and development
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.53
The plan shall include a specific timeline for implementation. By January 1, 2009, the department shall report to the Legislature on the plan and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5095.54
This chapter shall be implemented to the extent that funds are appropriated pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 75063 or any other source.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.1
This chapter may be cited as the Cameron-Unruh Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities Bond Act of 1964.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.2
The Legislature of the State of California hereby finds and declares that: (a) It is the responsibility of this State to provide and to encourage...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.3
The Legislature further finds and declares that: (a) The present public outdoor recreation areas and facilities in the State are inadequate to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.4
Bonds in the total amount of one hundred fifty million dollars ($150,000,000), or so much thereof as is necessary, may be issued and sold to provide...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.5
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected such sum in addition to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.6
There is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury for the purpose of this act, such an amount as will equal the following: ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.7
For the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this chapter the Director of Finance may by executive order authorize the withdrawal from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.8
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.9
All proposed appropriations for the program contemplated by this chapter shall be included in a section in the Budget Bill for each fiscal year for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.10
The bonds authorized by this act shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond Law...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.11
The State Park and Recreation Finance Committee is hereby created. The committee consists of the Governor, the State Controller, the Director of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.13
All money deposited in the State Beach, Park, Recreational and Historical Facilities Fund which is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.14
As used in this chapter and for the purposes of this chapter as used in the State General Obligation Bond Law, the following words shall have the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.15
Except as otherwise provided herein, all money deposited in the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities Fund shall be available...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.16
The forty million dollars ($40,000,000) authorized by Section 5096.15 for grants shall be allocated to the counties, such allocation to be based upon
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.17
On July 1, 1970, the Resources Agency Administrator shall cause to be totaled the unencumbered balances remaining in the State Beach, Park,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.18
Projects involving state funds only, pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 5096.15, shall originate by legislative resolution, resolutions,
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.20
An application for a state grant pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 5096.15 shall be submitted to the Resources Agency Administrator. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.21
Projects proposed pursuant to subdivisions (a), (b) and (c) of Section 5096.15 shall be submitted to the office of the Resources Agency Administrator
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.22
The administrator, after completing his review, shall forward those projects recommended by the appropriate board or commission together with his...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.23
Projects authorized for the purposes set forth in subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 5096.15 shall be subject to augmentation as provided in Section
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.24
The Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation may make agreements with respect to any land acquired pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.25
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, for the purposes of this chapter acquisition may include gifts, purchases, leases, easements, eminent...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.26
All grants, gifts, devises, or bequests to the state, conditional or unconditional, for park, conservation, recreation or other purposes for which...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.27
There shall be an agreement or contract between the State and the applicant in the case of a state grant project which shall contain therein the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.28
Lands acquired by the State shall consist predominantly of open or natural lands, including lands under water capable of being utilized for multiple...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.71
This chapter may be cited as the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities Bond Act of 1974 or as the Z' berg-Collier Park Bond Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.72
The Legislature of the State of California hereby finds and declares that: (a) It is the responsibility of this state to provide and to encourage...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.73
The Legislature further finds and declares that: (a) The present public outdoor recreation areas and facilities in the state are inadequate to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.74
Bonds in the total amount of two hundred fifty million dollars ($250,000,000), or so much thereof as is necessary, may be issued and sold to provide...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.75
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected such sum in addition to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.76
There is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury for the purpose of this act, such an amount as will equal the following: ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.77
For the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this chapter the Director of Finance may by executive order authorize the withdrawal from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.78
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.79
All proposed appropriations for the program contemplated by this chapter shall be included in a section in the Budget Bill for each fiscal year for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.80
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.81
The State Park and Recreation Finance Committee is hereby created. The committee consists of the Governor, the State Controller, the Director of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.83
All money deposited in the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities Fund of 1974 which is derived from premium and accrued interest
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.84
As used in this chapter and for the purposes of this chapter as used in the State General Obligation Bond Law, the following words shall have the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.85
Except as otherwise provided herein, all money deposited in the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities Fund of 1974 shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.86
The ninety million dollars ($90,000,000) authorized by Section 5096.85 for grants shall be allocated to the counties, such allocation to be based...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.87
On July 1, 1980, the Secretary of the Resources Agency shall cause to be totaled the unencumbered balances remaining in the State Beach, Park,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.88
Projects involving state funds only, pursuant to subdivisions (b), (c), and (e) of Section 5096.85, shall originate by legislative resolution,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.89
An application for a state grant pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.85 shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Resources Agency. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.90
Projects proposed pursuant to subdivisions (b), (c), (d), and (e) of Section 5096.85 shall be submitted to the office of the Secretary of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.91
The Secretary of the Resources Agency, after completing his review, shall forward those projects recommended by the appropriate board or commission...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.92
Projects authorized for the purposes set forth in subdivisions (b), (c), and (e) of Section 5096.85 shall be subject to augmentation as provided in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.93
The Director of Parks and Recreation may make agreements with respect to any land acquired pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 5096.85 of this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.94
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, for the purposes of this chapter acquisition may include gifts, purchases, leases, easements, eminent...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.95
All grants, gifts, devises or bequests to the state, conditional or unconditional, for park, conservation, recreation or other purposes for which...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.96
There shall be an agreement or contract between the Department of Parks and Recreation and the applicant in the case of a state grant project which...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.97
Lands acquired by the state shall consist predominantly of open or natural lands, including lands under water capable of being utilized for multiple...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.98
(a) The appropriation made by Item 379(c) of the Budget Act of 1973 for the acquisition of Century Ranch for the state park system is hereby...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.99
Moneys deposited in the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities Fund of 1974 shall be used to reimburse the General Fund for any...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.100
The appropriation from the State Beach, Park, Recreational, and Historical Facilities Fund of 1974 made by Section 9.3 of Assembly Bill No. 1944 of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.101
Notwithstanding Section 5096.87, the first four million four hundred thousand dollars ($4,400,000) that is available in the total unencumbered...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.102
Pursuant to Section 5096.96, the City of Palm Springs may authorize the use, for flood control structures, of the part of Tahquitz Regional Park...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.111
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Nejedly-Hart State, Urban, and Coastal Park Bond Act of 1976.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.112
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that: (a) It is the responsibility of this state to provide and to encourage the provision of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.113
The Legislature further finds and declares that: (a) The demand for parks, beaches, recreation areas and recreational facilities, and historical...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.114
Bonds in the total amount of two hundred eighty million dollars ($280,000,000), or so much thereof as is necessary, may be issued and sold to provide
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.115
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected such sum in addition to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.116
There is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury for the purpose of this act, such an amount as will equal the following: ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.117
For the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this chapter the Director of Finance may by executive order authorize the withdrawal from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.1175
Notwithstanding any other provision of this bond act, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law (Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.118
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the State, Urban, and Coastal Park Fund or the State Coastal...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.119
All proposed appropriations for the program specified in Section 5096.124 shall be included in a section in the Budget Bill for each fiscal year for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.120
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.121
The State Park and Recreation Finance Committee is hereby created. The committee consists of the Governor, the State Controller, the Director of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.122
All money deposited in the State, Urban, and Coastal Park Fund or the State Coastal Conservancy which is derived from premium and accrued interest on
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.123
As used in this chapter and for the purposes of this chapter as used in the State General Obligation Bond Law, the following words shall have the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.124
Except as otherwise provided in this section or elsewhere in this chapter, all money deposited in the State, Urban, and Coastal Park Fund shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.125
Except as otherwise provided in this section and elsewhere in this chapter, all money deposited in the State Coastal Conservancy shall be available...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.126
After the Legislature has authorized the administration of the State Coastal Conservancy by an existing or new state agency, any project involving...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.127
(a) All of the funds authorized by subdivision (a) of Section 5096.124 for grants, shall be allocated to the counties, such allocation to be based...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.128
On July 1, 1983, the Secretary of the Resources Agency shall cause to be totaled the unencumbered balances remaining in the State, Urban, and Coastal
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.129
Any project involving state funds only, pursuant to subdivisions (b), (c), and (e) of Section 5096.124, shall originate by resolution of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.130
(a) An application for a grant pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.124 shall be submitted to the Director of Parks and Recreation for review.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.131
Projects proposed pursuant to subdivisions (b), (c), (d), and (e) of Section 5096.124 shall be submitted to the office of the Secretary of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.132
The Secretary of the Resources Agency, after completing his review, shall forward those projects recommended by the appropriate board or commission...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.133
Projects authorized for the purposes set forth in subdivisions (b), (c), and (e) of Section 5096.124 shall be subject to augmentation as provided in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.134
The Director of Parks and Recreation may make agreements with respect to any real property acquired pursuant to subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.135
Notwithstanding any other provisions of law, for the purposes of this chapter, acquisition may include gifts, purchases, leases, easements, eminent...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.136
All grants, gifts, devises, or bequests to the state, conditional or unconditional, for park, conservation, recreation, or other purposes for which...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.137
There shall be an agreement or contract between the Department of Parks and Recreation and the applicant in the case of a state grant project which...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.138
Real property acquired by the state shall consist predominantly of open or natural lands, including lands under water capable of being utilized for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.139
(a) The Director of Parks and Recreation may submit to the State Lands Commission any proposal by a state or local public agency for the acquisition...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.141
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Parklands Act of 1980.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.142
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that: (a) It is the responsibility of this state to provide and to encourage the provision of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.143
The Legislature further finds and declares that: (a) The demand for parks, beaches, recreation areas and recreational facilities, and historical...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.144
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (a) "Coastal resources" means those land and water areas within...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.145
(a) "District," as defined by subdivision (b) of Section 5096.144, includes a district agricultural association or a citrus fruit fair which is...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.151
All money deposited in the Parklands Fund of 1980 shall be available for appropriation in the manner set forth in Section 5096.206 for the purposes...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.155
(a) Funds available for appropriation for local assistance grants pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.151 may be expended for the acquisition
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.156
(a) All of the funds authorized in subdivision (a) of Section 5096.151 for local assistance grants shall be allocated among the counties on the basis
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.157
(a) An application for a local assistance grant pursuant to this article shall be submitted to the Director of Parks and Recreation for review. The...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.158
(a) No state grant funds may be disbursed until the applicant agrees that any property acquired or developed with such funds shall be used by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.159
Funds appropriated for local assistance grants pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.151 shall be encumbered by the recipient within three...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.161
The Legislature recognizes that public financial resources are inadequate to meet all capital outlay needs of the state park system and that the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.162
(a) Any Member of the Legislature, the State Park and Recreation Commission, the California Coastal Commission, or the Secretary of the Resources...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.163
Acquisition for the state park system by purchase or by eminent domain shall be under the Property Acquisition Law (commencing with Section 15850 of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.171
Funds available pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 5096.151 shall be expended pursuant to this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.172
(a) Any Member of the Legislature, the California Coastal Commission, the State Coastal Conservancy, the San Francisco Bay Conservation and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.173
(a) The State Coastal Conservancy and the California Coastal Commission shall prepare and adopt priorities, criteria, and procedures for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.174
(a) An application for a grant shall be submitted to the State Coastal Conservancy for preliminary evaluation, review of adequacy, and classification
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.175
(a) After completing the evaluation, review, and classification of an application, the State Coastal Conservancy shall forward the application to the
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.176
Funds granted pursuant to category (2) of subdivision (c) of Section 5096.151 may be expended for development, rehabilitation, or restoration only on
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.177
No state grant funds may be disbursed until the applicant agrees that any property acquired or developed with such funds shall be used by the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.178
(a) An amount, not to exceed nine hundred thousand dollars ($900,000) in the aggregate, shall be available for appropriation during the 1980-81,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.191
Projects authorized for the purposes set forth in subdivision (b), category (1) of subdivision (c), and subdivision (d) of Section 5096.151 shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.192
The Director of Parks and Recreation may make agreements with respect to any real property acquired pursuant to subdivision (b) and category (1) of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.193
All real property acquired pursuant to this chapter shall be acquired in compliance with the provisions of Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 7260)...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.194
For the purposes of this chapter, acquisition may include gifts, purchases, leases, easements, the exercise of eminent domain if expressly...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.195
All grants, gifts, devises, or bequests to the state, conditional or unconditional, for park, conservation, recreation, or other purposes for which...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.196
Real property acquired by the state shall consist predominantly of open or natural lands, including lands under water capable of being utilized for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.197
(a) Prior to recommending the acquisition of lands that are located on or near tidelands, submerged lands, swamp or overflowed lands, or other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.201
Bonds in the total amount of two hundred eighty-five million dollars ($285,000,000), or so much thereof as is necessary, may be issued and sold to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.202
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected such a sum in addition to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.203
There is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury for the purpose of this chapter, such an amount as will equal the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.204
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Parklands Fund of 1980, which is hereby created. The money...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.205
For the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this article, the Director of Finance may by executive order authorize the withdrawal from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.2055
Notwithstanding any other provision of this bond act, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law (Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.206
All proposed appropriations for the program shall be included in a section in the Budget Bill for the 1980-81 fiscal year and each succeeding fiscal
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.207
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.208
For the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law, of the bonds authorized by this chapter, the
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.209
As used in this chapter, and for the purposes of the State General Obligation Bond Law, "state grant" or "state grant moneys" means moneys received...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.210
All money deposited in the fund which is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in such depositories and shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.211
Commencing with the Budget Bill for the 1990-91 fiscal year, the balance remaining in the fund may be appropriated by the Legislature for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.212
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this chapter are not "proceeds of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.213
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.225
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the California Park and Recreational Facilities Act of 1984.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.226
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that: (a) It is the responsibility of this state to provide and to encourage the provision of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.227
The Legislature further finds and declares that: (a) The demand for parks, beaches, recreation areas and recreational facilities, and historical...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.228
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings: (a) "Coastal resources" means those land and water areas within...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.229
(a) "District," as defined by subdivision (b) of Section 5096.228, includes a district agricultural association or a citrus fruit fair which is...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.231
All money deposited in the Parklands Fund of 1984 shall be available for appropriation in the manner set forth in Section 5096.260 for the purposes...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.232
All money deposited in the State Coastal Conservancy Fund of 1984, not to exceed fifty million dollars ($50,000,000), shall be available for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.233
(a) All of the funds authorized in categories (1) and (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 5096.231 shall be available for grants on a competitive basis
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.234
Funds appropriated for local assistance grants pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.231 shall be encumbered by the recipient within three...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.235
(a) Funds available for appropriation for local assistance grants pursuant to category (3) of subdivision (a) of Section 5096.231 may be expended for
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.236
(a) An application for a local assistance grant pursuant to this article shall be submitted to the Director of Parks and Recreation for review. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.237
(a) No state grant funds authorized under Section 5096.231 may be disbursed until the applicant agrees that any property acquired, developed,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.241
The Legislature recognizes that public financial resources are inadequate to meet all capital outlay needs of the state park system and that the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.242
(a) Any Member of the Legislature, the State Park and Recreation Commission, the California Coastal Commission, or the Secretary of the Resources...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.243
(a) Acquisition for the state park system by purchase or by eminent domain shall be under the Property Acquisition Law (commencing with Section 15850
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.244
(a) The State Coastal Conservancy shall prepare and adopt priorities, criteria, and procedures for the making of grants to local public agencies or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.245
Projects authorized for the purposes set forth in subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 5096.231 shall be subject to augmentation as provided in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.246
The Department of General Services, if the Director of Parks and Recreation finds that the use would be compatible with the ultimate use of the real
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.247
All real property acquired pursuant to this chapter shall be acquired in compliance with the provisions of Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 7260)...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.248
For the purposes of this chapter, acquisition may include gifts, purchases, leases, easements, the exercise of eminent domain if expressly...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.249
All grants, gifts, devises, or bequests to the state, conditional or unconditional, for park, conservation, recreation, or other purposes for which...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.250
Real property acquired by the state shall consist predominantly of open or natural lands, including lands under water capable of being utilized for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.251
(a) Prior to recommending the acquisition of lands that are located on or near tidelands, submerged lands, swamp or overflowed lands, or other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.255
Bonds in the total amount of three hundred seventy million dollars ($370,000,000), or so much thereof as is necessary, may be issued and sold to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.256
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected such a sum in addition to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.257
There is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury for the purpose of this chapter, such an amount as will equal the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.258
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Parklands Fund of 1984 or the State Coastal Conservancy Fund
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.259
For the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this article, the Director of Finance may by executive order authorize the withdrawal from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.2595
Notwithstanding any other provision of this bond act, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law (Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.260
(a) Except for proposed appropriations under Section 5096.232, proposed appropriations for the program shall be included in a section in the Budget...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.261
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.262
For the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law, of the bonds authorized by this chapter, the
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.263
As used in this chapter, and for the purposes of the State General Obligation Bond Law, "state grant" or "state grant moneys" means moneys received...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.264
All money deposited in the fund or the State Coastal Conservancy Fund of 1984 which is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.265
Commencing with the Budget Bill for the 1993-94 fiscal year, the balances remaining in the fund and the State Coastal Conservancy Fund of 1984 may be
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.266
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this chapter are not "proceeds of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.267
If any provision of this chapter or the application thereof to any person or circumstances is held invalid, that invalidity shall not affect other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.300
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2000 (the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.301
Responding to the recreational and open-space needs of a growing population and expanding urban communities, this act will revive state stewardship...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.302
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) Historically, California's local and neighborhood parks often serve as the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.303
The Legislature further finds and declares all of the following: (a) Air pollution continues to be a major problem in California which harms the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.306
It is the intent of the Legislature to strongly encourage every state or local government agency receiving the bond funds allocated pursuant to this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.307
(a) Every proposed activity to be funded pursuant to this chapter shall be in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.3075
Upon a finding by the administering entity that a particular project for which funds have been allocated cannot be completed, or that the funds are...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.308
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Acquisition" means the acquisition from a willing seller of a fee...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.309
Pursuant to guidelines issued by the secretary, all recipients of funding pursuant to this chapter shall post signs acknowledging the source of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.310
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.320
The Legislature hereby recognizes that public financial resources are inadequate to meet all capital outlay needs of the state park system and that...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.322
(a) No later than November 1, 2001, the director shall determine the amount of funding that is necessary to complete all deferred maintenance...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.323
Fifty million dollars ($50,000,000) of the funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.310 shall be expended for the acquisition of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.324
Funds appropriated to the department pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.310 shall be made available for the following purposes: (a) The...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.331
The Legislature hereby recognizes that public financial resources are inadequate to meet all of the funding needs of local public park and recreation
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.332
(a) Sixty percent of the total funds available for grants pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 5096.310 shall be allocated to cities and to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.333
(a) Forty percent of the total funds available for grants pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 5096.310 shall be allocated to counties and regional
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.334
Notwithstanding Section 5096.331, of the funds allocated on the basis of population pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 5096.310 within counties...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.335
Funds authorized pursuant to subdivision (e) of Section 5096.310 shall be administered by the State Office of Historic Preservation and shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.336
(a) Of the funds authorized pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 5096.310, three hundred thirty-eight million dollars ($338,000,000) shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.337
(a) Funds authorized pursuant to subdivisions (h), (i), and (z) of Section 5096.310 shall be available as grants, on a competitive basis, to cities,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.338
The funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (j) of Section 5096.310 shall, upon appropriation in the annual Budget Act, be available for existing or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.339
(a) Not less than 11 percent of the funds authorized in paragraph (1) of subdivision (l) of Section 5096.310 shall be available as grants...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.340
(a) Not less than 11 percent of the funds authorized in paragraph (1) of subdivision (l) of Section 5096.310 shall be available as grants on a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.341
(a) The director shall prepare and adopt criteria and procedures for evaluating applications for grants allocated pursuant to subdivisions (f), (g),...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.342
(a) Grant funds appropriated pursuant to subdivisions (f), (g), (h), (i), and (l) of Section 5096.310 may be expended by the grantee only for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.343
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), no grant funds authorized pursuant to subdivisions (f), (g), (h), (i), and (l) of Section 5096.310 may be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.344
All grants, gifts, devises, or bequests to the state, that are conditioned upon being used for park, conservation, recreational, agricultural, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.345
Except for funds continuously appropriated by this chapter, all appropriations of funds pursuant to Section 5096.310 for purposes of the program...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.346
(a) In allocating funds pursuant to subdivision (u) of Section 5096.310, the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection shall give preference to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.347
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that the Sierra Nevada and Cascade Mountain Region constitutes a unique and important environmental,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.348
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (j) of Section 5096.310 shall be allocated, upon...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.350
(a) Funds appropriated pursuant to subdivision (m) of Section 5096.310 shall be available for expenditure by the Wildlife Conservation Board for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.351
(a) The Legislature has recognized the need to protect and restore the fragile environment at Lake Tahoe; and the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency has...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.352
Funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (o) of Section 5096.310 shall be available for expenditure by the State Coastal Conservancy pursuant to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.353
Funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (p) of Section 5096.310 shall be available to the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for capital outlay and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.354
Funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (q) of Section 5096.310 shall be available to the Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy for expenditure for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.355
Funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (r) of Section 5096.310 shall be available to the San Joaquin River Conservancy for expenditure of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.356
(a) Funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (t) of Section 5096.310 shall be available to the Department of Conservation for grants, on a competitive
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.357
(a) Funds allocated pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (v) of Section 5096.310 shall be available to the Department of Fish and Game for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.358
To the extent funds authorized pursuant to this chapter are available for competitive grants to local government entities, federally recognized...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.360
Bonds in the total amount of two billion one hundred million dollars ($2,100,000,000), not including the amount of any refunding bonds issued in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.361
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.362
(a) Solely for the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law, of the bonds authorized by this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.363
The committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary or desirable to issue bonds authorized pursuant to this chapter to carry out Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.364
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected, in addition to the ordinary...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.365
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, there is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury, for the purposes of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.366
For purposes of carrying out this chapter, the Director of Finance may authorize the withdrawal from the General Fund of an amount or amounts not to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.367
Pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the cost of bond issuance shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.367.5
Actual costs incurred in connection with administering programs authorized under the categories specified in Section 5096.310 shall be paid from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.368
The secretary may request the Pooled Money Investment Board to make a loan from the Pooled Money Investment Account, including other authorized forms
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.369
All money deposited in the fund that is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in the fund and shall be available...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.370
The bonds may be refunded in accordance with Article 6 (commencing with Section 16780) of Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.371
Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or the State General Obligation Bond Law, if the Treasurer sells bonds pursuant to this chapter that...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.372
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this chapter are not "proceeds of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.400
To the extent permitted by federal law, if the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in the County of San Diego ceases to be used as a federal facility, it...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.500
The Legislature finds and declares as follows: (a) It is vital to ensure public confidence in amounts paid, and procedures used, for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.501
For purposes of this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Acquisition agency" means the Wildlife Conservation Board, the
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.511
Prior to any action by an acquisition agency to approve a major acquisition of conservation lands, the acquisition agency shall contract for at least
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.512
(a) In addition to the review by the Department of General Services pursuant to Section 1348.2 of the Fish and Game Code, the appraisal prepared...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.513
Not less than 30 calendar days prior to holding a public hearing for the purpose of authorizing a major acquisition of conservation lands, an...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.514
Not more than 10 working days after the close of escrow for a major acquisition of conservation land by an acquisition agency, the acquisition agency
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.515
The procedures and requirements established pursuant to this chapter are in addition to, and do not amend, modify, or supplant, any procedures or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.516
(a) Except as provided in subdivision (c), conservation lands may not be sold to another owner, or have possession and control transferred to another
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.517
(a) The Department of General Services shall convene a workgroup to develop and adopt standards, subject to the approval of the Resources Agency,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.518
For a charitable contribution claimed by a seller that is over five thousand dollars ($5,000) on conservation lands acquired using state funds, in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.520
(a) The Secretary of the Resources Agency shall establish a central public registry of all conservation easements held or required by the state, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.600
This chapter shall be known, and may be cited, as the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.601
The Legislature finds and declares all of the following: (a) To maintain a high quality of life for California's growing population requires a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.605
As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) "Acquisition" means obtaining the fee title or a lesser interest in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.606
Lands or interests in land acquired with funds allocated pursuant to this chapter shall be acquired from a willing seller.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.610
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.615
The two hundred twenty-five million dollars ($225,000,000) allocated pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.610 shall be available for...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.620
The eight hundred thirty-two million five hundred thousand dollars ($832,500,000) allocated pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 5096.610 shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.621
(a) Sixty percent of the total funds available for grants pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 5096.620 shall be allocated to cities and to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.624
(a) The director shall prepare and adopt criteria and procedures for evaluating applications for grants allocated pursuant to subdivisions (a) to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.625
The funds provided in subdivision (d) of Section 5096.620 shall be available as grants for public agencies and nonprofit organizations for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.629
In making grants of funds allocated pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 5096.620, priority shall be assigned to projects that include a commitment
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.633
Any grant funds appropriated pursuant to this article that have not been expended by the grant recipient prior to July 1, 2011, shall revert to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.650
The one billion two hundred seventy-five million dollars ($1,275,000,000) allocated pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 5096.610 shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.651
In making grants pursuant to subdivisions (a) and (b) of Section 5096.650, priority shall be given to projects that include a commitment for a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.652
(a) The two hundred sixty-seven million five hundred thousand dollars ($267,500,000) allocated pursuant to subdivision (d) of Section 5096.610 shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.665
Bonds in the total amount of two billion six hundred million dollars ($2,600,000,000), not including the amount of any refunding bonds issued in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.666
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.667
(a) Solely for the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law, of the bonds authorized by this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.668
The committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary or desirable to issue bonds authorized pursuant to this chapter to carry out Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.670
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected, in addition to the ordinary...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.671
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, there is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury, for the purposes of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.672
For purposes of carrying out this chapter, the Director of Finance may authorize the withdrawal from the General Fund of an amount or amounts not to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.673
Pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the cost of bond issuance shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.674
Actual costs incurred in connection with administering programs authorized under the categories specified in Section 5096.610 shall be paid from the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.675
The secretary may request the Pooled Money Investment Board to make a loan from the Pooled Money Investment Account, including other authorized forms
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.676
All money deposited in the fund that is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold shall be reserved in the fund and shall be available...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.677
The bonds may be refunded in accordance with Article 6 (commencing with Section 16780) of Chapter 4 of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.678
Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or the State General Obligation Bond Law, if the Treasurer sells bonds pursuant to this chapter that...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.679
(a) The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this chapter are not "proceeds of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.681
Except for funds continuously appropriated by this chapter, all appropriations of funds pursuant to Section 5096.610 for purposes of the program...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.683
The Secretary shall provide for an annual audit of expenditures from this chapter.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.686
(a) The Resources Agency shall prepare an annual summary report of expenditures on the California Clean Water, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.687
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Efficient Water Use in Parks and Recreation Areas Act.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.688
It is the intent of the Legislature to promote the conservation and efficient use of water in California's parks and recreational areas.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.689
Criteria and procedures adopted by the department for evaluating applications for grants made available pursuant to subdivisions (a), (b), and (c) of
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.800
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Disaster Preparedness and Flood Prevention Bond Act of 2006.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.805
Unless the context otherwise requires, the definitions set forth in this article govern the construction of this chapter. (a) "Board" means the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.806
The proceeds of bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the Disaster Preparedness and Flood Prevention Bond Fund of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.820
(a) The sum of four billion ninety million dollars ($4,090,000,000) shall be available, upon appropriation therefor, for disaster preparedness and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.821
Three billion dollars ($3,000,000,000) shall be available, upon appropriation to the department, for the following purposes: (a) The evaluation,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.824
(a) Five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000) shall be available, upon appropriation to the department, for payment for the state's share of the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.825
Two hundred ninety million dollars ($290,000,000) shall be available, upon appropriation, for the protection, creation, and enhancement of flood...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.827
Three hundred million dollars ($300,000,000) shall be available, upon appropriation to the department, for grants for stormwater flood management...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.827.2
(a) The department shall develop project selection and evaluation guidelines to implement Section 5096.827. The State Water Resources Control Board...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.827.3
Consistent with the requirements of Sections 5096.827 and 5096.827.2, the design and construction of projects for combined municipal sewer and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.828
Funds provided by this article are only available for appropriation until July 1, 2016, and at that time the amount of indebtedness authorized by...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.829
(a) The department shall, beginning November 1, 2007, and quarterly thereafter until funds authorized by this chapter are liquidated, prepare and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.830
The development or adoption of program guidelines and selection criteria for the purposes of this chapter is not subject to the review or approval of
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.953
The Secretary of the Resources Agency shall provide for an independent audit of expenditures pursuant to this chapter to ensure that all moneys are...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.954
On or before January 1, 2008, the department shall adopt emergency regulations to implement Section 12585.7 of the Water Code.
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.955
(a) Bonds in the total amount of four billion ninety million dollars ($4,090,000,000), not including the amount of any refunding bonds issued in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.955
(a) Bonds in the total amount of four billion ninety million dollars ($4,090,000,000), not including the amount of any refunding bonds issued in...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.956
The bonds authorized by this chapter shall be prepared, executed, issued, sold, paid, and redeemed as provided in the State General Obligation Bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.957
(a) Solely for the purpose of authorizing the issuance and sale, pursuant to the State General Obligation Bond Law, of the bonds authorized by this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.958
The committee shall determine whether or not it is necessary or desirable to issue bonds authorized pursuant to this chapter to carry out this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.959
There shall be collected each year and in the same manner and at the same time as other state revenue is collected, in addition to the ordinary...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.960
Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, there is hereby appropriated from the General Fund in the State Treasury, for the purposes of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.961
The department may request the Pooled Money Investment Board to make a loan from the Pooled Money Investment Account, in accordance with Section...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.962
Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, or of the State General Obligation Bond Law, if the Treasurer sells bonds that include a bond...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.963
For the purposes of carrying out this chapter, the Director of Finance may authorize the withdrawal from the General Fund of an amount or amounts not
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.964
All money deposited in the fund that is derived from premium and accrued interest on bonds sold pursuant to this chapter shall be reserved in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.965
Pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 16720) of Part 3 of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code, the cost of bond issuance shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.966
The bonds issued and sold pursuant to this chapter may be refunded in accordance with Article 6 (commencing with Section 16780) of Chapter 4 of Part...
California Public Resources Code Section 5096.967
The Legislature hereby finds and declares that, inasmuch as the proceeds from the sale of bonds authorized by this chapter are not "proceeds of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097
As used in this chapter, "state lands" means lands owned by, or under the jurisdiction of, the state or any state agency. It does not include lands...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.1
Prior to the commencement of construction of any major public works project on any state lands, the state agency proposing to construct the project,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.2
Upon receipt of plans for a proposed construction project upon state lands, the department may conduct an archaeological site survey on the affected...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.3
The state agency, by or on whose behalf public works are to be constructed on state lands, may undertake such surveys, excavations, or other...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.4
No archaelogical program conducted by the Department of Parks and Recreation shall impair, impede or delay any state construction project.
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.5
(a) No person shall knowingly and willfully excavate upon, or remove, destroy, injure, or deface, any historic or prehistoric ruins, burial grounds,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.6
Expenditures to carry out the purposes of this chapter shall be made only pursuant to legislative appropriation for these purposes or by contract...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.9
No public agency, and no private party using or occupying public property, or operating on public property, under a public license, permit, grant,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.91
There is in state government a Native American Heritage Commission, consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.92
At least five of the nine members shall be elders, traditional people, or spiritual leaders of California Native American tribes, nominated by Native
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.93
The members of the commission shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed their actual and necessary expenses.
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.94
The commission shall have the following powers and duties: (a) To identify and catalog places of special religious or social significance to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.95
Each state and local agency shall cooperate with the commission in carrying out its duties under this chapter. Such cooperation shall include, but...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.96
The commission may prepare an inventory of Native American sacred places that are located on public lands and shall review the current administrative
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.97
In the event that any Native American organization, tribe, group, or individual advises the commission that a proposed action by a public agency may...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.98
(a) Whenever the commission receives notification of a discovery of Native American human remains from a county coroner pursuant to subdivision (c)...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.99
(a) No person shall obtain or possess any Native American artifacts or human remains which are taken from a Native American grave or cairn on or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.991
It is the policy of the state that Native American remains and associated grave artifacts shall be repatriated.
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.993
(a) (1) A person who unlawfully and maliciously excavates upon, removes, destroys, injures, or defaces a Native American historic, cultural, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.994
(a) A person who violates subdivision (a) of Section 5097.993 is subject to a civil penalty not to exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) per...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.997
For the purposes of this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings: (a) " Heritage center" means the California Indian Heritage...
California Public Resources Code Section 5097.998
(a) The California Indian Heritage Center Task Force is hereby created within the department. The task force shall be convened by the department on...
California Public Resources Code Section 5098
As used in this chapter, "fund" means the State Parks and Recreation Fund. Any reference to the Park and Recreation Revolving Account in the General
California Public Resources Code Section 5098.1
All federal grants which result from the expenditure of state funds for Department of Parks and Recreation acquisition and development projects shall
California Public Resources Code Section 5098.3
Except as provided in Section 5098.1, the management and disbursement of moneys in the fund received pursuant to the "Land and Water Conservation...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099
It is the purpose of this chapter to provide authority to enable the state and its local governmental agencies and subdivisions to participate in the
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.2
The director shall maintain and keep up to date a comprehensive plan for the development of the outdoor recreation resources of the state. Such plan
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.3
The director shall apply to the Department of the Interior of the United States for participation in or the receipt of aid under the Land and Water...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.35
The Legislature recognizes that it is the intended purpose of the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965, as expressed in such act, that such...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.4
The director may receive, on behalf of state and local agencies and subdivisions of the state, and disburse any federal funds for outdoor recreation...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.5
The director shall make no commitment or enter into any agreement pursuant to an exercise of authority under this chapter until he has determined...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.7
The director, after receiving a report from the health officer pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 115885 of the Health and Safety Code, shall...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.10
The director shall propose rules and regulations which establish standards governing the disbursement of funds received by him pursuant to this...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.11
The director shall transmit a copy of rules and regulations which have been adopted, and shall annually transmit any adopted revisions thereof, to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5099.12
Of the annual apportionment of funds received by the director pursuant to this chapter, 60 percent shall be allocated for local governmental agency...
California Public Resources Code Section 5101
The board of supervisors of any county or the governing body of any city, may receive devises, bequests, donations, and gifts, for the purpose of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5102
When, in the opinion of the board of supervisors or other governing body, the devises, bequests, donations, and gifts received are sufficient for the
California Public Resources Code Section 5103
The board of supervisors or other governing body may submit to the qualified electors of the county, or the city, the question whether taxes for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5104
Twenty days' notice of the election shall be given by posting in at least three public places in the county, or the city. The notices shall state...
California Public Resources Code Section 5105
There shall be placed on the ballots for such election the words "Tax for pioneer monument--Yes" and "Tax for pioneer monument--No."
California Public Resources Code Section 5106
When the tax has been voted in a county, the board of supervisors, in the next annual levy of taxes, shall levy a tax on the property in the county,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5107
When the tax has been voted in a city, its governing body, in the next annual levy of taxes, shall levy a tax on the property in the city, sufficient
California Public Resources Code Section 5108
When the taxes so raised and collected are available, the board of supervisors, in case of monuments for a county, and the governing body of a city,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5109
The boards of supervisors in the several counties may appropriate money from the general fund of the county to erect monuments or to place tablets to
California Public Resources Code Section 5120
The board of supervisors of any county may by ordinance declare its intention to establish and maintain a museum of history, science, art, or similar
California Public Resources Code Section 5121
The board may acquire and manage real and personal property necessary properly to house and care for the exhibits and materials placed in the museum.
California Public Resources Code Section 5122
The board may acquire and maintain a library in furtherance of the objects of the museum.
California Public Resources Code Section 5123
The board may purchase, collect, trade, exchange, or otherwise acquire exhibition or study material proper or necessary for the use of the museum,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5124
The board may conduct lectures, entertainments and receptions, and hold meetings in furtherance of the interests of the museum for the purpose of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5125
The board may conduct or assist study, investigation, or research in any department established in the museum.
California Public Resources Code Section 5126
The board may conduct special or technical schools or institutes for instruction in any of the matters pertaining to or connected with the museum,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5127
The board may cooperate with other governmental agencies, with universities, colleges, technical schools, societies, or individuals in the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5128
The board may publish documents pertaining to the work of the museum and may sell, exchange, or distribute them without charge.
California Public Resources Code Section 5129
The board may employ curators, attendants, or other persons necessary to conduct the museum and to carry out the powers granted by this article.
California Public Resources Code Section 5130
Any county in which a museum has been established and is being maintained under this article may become associated with other governmental agencies,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5131
Under such limitations and restrictions as are prescribed by law, boards of supervisors may permit nonprofit incorporated historical societies to...
California Public Resources Code Section 5132
Under such limitations and restrictions as are prescribed by law, boards of supervisors may place in the custody and control of the county historical
California Public Resources Code Section 5135
Every city and every county may accept title to real property for museum or art gallery purposes, or permit the erection of buildings and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5136
Whenever any donation of real property has been made to a city or county for museum or art gallery purposes, or any building or improvements therefor
California Public Resources Code Section 5137
In every instance of such delegation of power the governing body of the city or county shall require: (a) That all members of the public shall be...
California Public Resources Code Section 5138
The governing body of the city or county may appropriate and expend funds for the improvement, operation, expansion and support of any such art...
California Public Resources Code Section 5140
In addition to its other powers the board of supervisors of any county with a population of four million or more may: (a) Acquire land for and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5141.1
A lease or sublease entered into pursuant to subdivision (c) of Section 5140 shall provide that the net revenue, if any, from the operation and use...
California Public Resources Code Section 5150
Any county or city may assist the State in acquiring any park, playground, recreational center, or beach to be used for recreational purposes.
California Public Resources Code Section 5151
Any county or city may donate, convey, and grant to the State any real property owned by it, or which it may acquire, for a park, playground,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5152
The board of supervisors or governing body of any county or city within which any park forming a part of the State park system is established, may...
California Public Resources Code Section 5153
Relinquishment to the park authority of any road, highway, trail, or right of way shall be by resolution of the board or governing body having...
California Public Resources Code Section 5155
The board of supervisors of any county may, by a unanimous vote, expend any portion of the moneys in any of the funds named in section 5156 for the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5156
Expenditures authorized by Section 5155, may be made from any one of the following funds: (a) The general fund of the county. (b) The proceeds...
California Public Resources Code Section 5157
Any county may purchase or lease, or obtain by gift, lands located in the county, or in other counties and may hold, improve, and maintain such lands
California Public Resources Code Section 5157.5
Under such limitations and restrictions as are prescribed by law, and in addition to jurisdiction and powers otherwise conferred, boards of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5158
The commissioners of any public park in this State may accept and receive donations and aid from individuals and corporations, and may receive...
California Public Resources Code Section 5159
If these funds at any time exceed the sums necessary for immediate expenditure on the park grounds, or if it is advisable to invest them and make...
California Public Resources Code Section 5160
The board of supervisors of any county may by a four-fifths vote of the members use or dedicate for county highway purposes any portion of any county
California Public Resources Code Section 5161
Whenever any county, city and county, city or the state owns land within the limits of any area designated as a state historical monument, it may,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5162
Any beach or seashore recreation area owned, leased, operated, controlled, maintained or managed by a city or county which is open to the use of...
California Public Resources Code Section 5163
(a) No person shall initially be employed in connection with a park, playground, recreational center, or beach used for recreational purposes by a...
California Public Resources Code Section 5163.1
The examination shall consist of an approved intradermal tuberculosis test, which, if positive, shall be followed by an X-ray of the lungs. ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5163.2
The X-ray film may be taken by a competent and qualified X-ray technician if the X-ray film is subsequently interpreted by a licensed physician and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5163.3
The city or county shall maintain a file containing an up-to-date certificate for each person covered by Section 5163.
California Public Resources Code Section 5163.4
Nothing in Sections 5163 to 5163.3, inclusive, shall prevent the city or county from requiring more extensive or more frequent examinations.
California Public Resources Code Section 5164
(a) (1) A county or city or city and county or special district shall not hire a person for employment, or hire a volunteer to perform services, at a
California Public Resources Code Section 5181
All lands, parks, highways, and avenues in any city or city and county, which prior to March 14, 1889, were set apart by law for public parks and...
California Public Resources Code Section 5182
Each board of park commissioners shall consist of three persons, who shall be appointed by the Governor. They shall hold their offices for four...
California Public Resources Code Section 5183
In case of a vacancy in the membership of the board, it shall be filled by an appointee of the remaining members of the board, for the unexpired...
California Public Resources Code Section 5184
The Governor shall issue a commission to each commissioner appointed by him or her, and each commissioner shall, within 20 days after the receipt...
California Public Resources Code Section 5185
Two members of the board constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; and the concurrent action of two members is sufficient to enable the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5186
Each board shall govern, manage, and direct the parks, avenues, and grounds which are placed under its care and charge.
California Public Resources Code Section 5187
It may employ and appoint superintendents, laborers, clerks or secretaries, attorneys, surveyors, and engineers, and it may engage and employ...
California Public Resources Code Section 5188
It may prescribe and fix the duties, authority, and compensation of its appointees and employees. It shall manage and disburse funds appropriated or
California Public Resources Code Section 5189
Moneys shall not be paid out of the treasury of any city, or city and county, except upon warrants duly signed by a majority of the board of park...
California Public Resources Code Section 5190
Every park commissioner who is interested, directly or indirectly, in any contract or work of any kind connected with the park or grounds under the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5191
Each board shall on the first Monday of July of each year make to the Legislature of the State, and to the legislative body of the city in which the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5192
Each board of park commissioners may let or lease any portion of the parks or grounds under its control, not exceeding one acre in extent, to any one
California Public Resources Code Section 5193
Each board may pass and adopt ordinances which are necessary for the regulation, use, and government of the parks and grounds under its supervision,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5194
Prisoners over the age of 18 years, who have been sentenced to hard labor in any penal establishment of any city or city and county may, upon the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5195
Each board may accept donations and aid from any person or corporation, and legacies and bequests by the last wills of deceased persons, for the aid...
California Public Resources Code Section 5196
If the money derived from gifts, bequests, or legacies at any time exceeds the sum necessary for immediate expenditure on the parks and grounds, or...
California Public Resources Code Section 5199
A board of park commissioners shall not in any year incur any debt or liability or expend any money beyond the amount legally applicable to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5301
Any city or city and county may acquire and hold land for public parks, or public boulevards, or both, by purchase, or by condemnation.
California Public Resources Code Section 5302
The land may be within the corporate limits of the city or city and county or conveniently adjacent. In either case it shall be subject to the...
California Public Resources Code Section 5303
The legislative body of any city or city and county may, by ordinance, or in such manner as other municipal legislative acts are enacted by it,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5305
The legislative body of the city or city and county may, by ordinance or in such manner as other municipal legislative acts are enacted by it, call...
California Public Resources Code Section 5306
If at the election two-thirds of the qualified electors who vote assent to the issuance of the bonds, the city or city and county may, by ordinance,...
California Public Resources Code Section 5307
The bonds shall be numbered consecutively from one upwards, and shall be issued in the order of their respective numbers, commencing with number one.
California Public Resources Code Section 5308
The bonds or any number issued shall be sold to the highest bidder, after advertised notice for sealed proposals. No bid of less than par value...
California Public Resources Code Section 5309
The money obtained from the sale of the bonds shall be kept in a separate fund, and shall be used exclusively for the acquisition, or maintenance, or
California Public Resources Code Section 5310
Whenever there is in the sinking fund an amount sufficient for the purpose, the legislative body of the municipality issuing the bonds, may, by...
California Public Resources Code Section 5311
If sufficient bids are not received to consume the money in the sinking fund, and a sum sufficient for the purpose still rema