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California Laws | Harbors and Navigation Code
DIVISION 6. HARBORS AND PORTS
PART 4. HARBOR DEVELOPMENT BOND LAW OF 1958

3927. The State Controller and the State Treasurer shall keep full and particular account and record of all their proceedings under this part, and they shall transmit to the Governor an abstract of all such proceedings thereunder. All books and papers pertaining to the matter provided for in this part shall at all times be open to the inspection of any party interested, or the Governor, or the Attorney General, or a committee of either house of the Legislature, or a joint committee of both, or any citizen of the State. (2006)

3928. All money remaining in the account of the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund, established pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 3918.5, after the principal of and interest upon all bonds issued under this part at the instance of the authority have been paid in full and after all such bonds and interest coupons therefrom have been canceled, shall be paid into the San Francisco Harbor Improvement Fund to be expended in accordance with law. All money remaining in the account of the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund, established pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 3918.5, after the principal of and interest upon all bonds issued under this part at the instance of the commission have been paid in full and after all such bonds and interest coupons therefrom have been canceled, shall be paid into the Small Craft Harbor Improvement Fund to be expended in accordance with law. (2007)

CHAPTER 2. SAN FRANCISCO HARBOR (3940-3942) (2008)(Text)

3940. Whenever the authority determines by resolution that it is necessary or desirable to obtain funds through the sale of bonds as provided for in this part to provide for the improvement of San Francisco Harbor and its facilities, including wharves, piers, seawalls, railroads, spurs, streets, and appurtenances to any of the foregoing, and personal or real property used in connection therewith, and any necessary dredging and filling in connection therewith by the authority, and to redeem bonds authorized prior to the enactment of this part and outstanding, the authority shall so certify to the committee. Funds so secured shall not exceed, in the aggregate, fifty million dollars ($50,000,000). (2009)

3941. The authority may make improvements or purchases specified in Section 3940 and expend from the Fifth San Francisco Seawall Fund, in the manner authorized by law, any and all funds therein, derived from the sale of bonds as provided in this part. (2010)

3942. The authority shall make payments from the San Francisco Harbor Improvement Fund to the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund as required under Section 3918. (2011)

CHAPTER 3. SMALL CRAFT HARBORS (3950-3953) (2012)(Text)

3950. Whenever the commission determines by resolution that it is necessary or desirable to obtain funds through the sale of bonds as provided for in this part to provide loans to cities, cities and counties, counties, and districts having power to acquire, construct, and operate small craft harbors, for the planning, acquisition, construction, improvement, maintenance, or operation of small craft harbors and facilities in connection therewith, and connecting waterways, in accordance with the provisions of the Division 1 (commencing with Section 30) of this code, the commission shall so certify to the committee. Funds so secured shall not exceed, in the aggregate, ten million dollars ($10,000,000). (2013)

3951. The commission may expend from the Small Craft Harbor Bond Fund in the manner authorized by law any and all funds therein derived from the sale of bonds as provided in this part for the purposes specified in Section 3950. (2014)

3952. All money received by the commission in repayment of the principal and interest of any loan made from funds secured under this part shall be paid into the State Treasury to the credit of the Small Craft Harbor Improvement Fund. (2015)

3953. The commission shall make payments from the Small Craft Harbor Improvement Fund to the Harbor Bond Sinking Fund as required under Section 3918. (2016)

PART 6. EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND EVACUATION (3980) (2017)(Text)

3980. Local, regional, and statewide agencies responsible for emergency preparation and response activities shall work with all harbor agencies, as defined in Section 1694, within their jurisdiction, to ensure integration of the harbor agencies' respective emergency preparation, response, and evacuation procedures with the agencies' activities. (2018)

DIVISION 7. COUNTY PROVISIONS (2019)(Text)

CHAPTER 1. PRIVATE WHARVES AND PIERS (4000-4017) (2020)(Text)

4000. The board of supervisors of any county may, upon approval of the Public Utilities Commission, grant authority to any person to construct a wharf, chute, or pier, on any lands bordering on any navigable bay, lake, inlet, creek, slough, or arm of the sea, situated in or bounding the county, with a license to take tolls for its use for the term of 20 years. (2021)

4001. The board of supervisors of each county may upon approval of the Department of Finance through the Chief of the Division of State Lands, grant authority to any city, county or person, to construct a wharf for recreational, pleasure or boating purposes, on any lands bordering the seashore other than lands referred to in section 4000, situated in or bounding the county, with a license to take tolls for its use for a term of twenty years. (2022)

4002. Application for such authority is made by publishing notice as required in the next section, and by filing a petition in writing, containing: (2023)

(a) The name and residence of the applicant; and if a corporation, a certified copy of the articles of incorporation. (2024)

(b) A map of the waters, and the name and location thereof, and of the adjoining lands. (2025)

(c) A plan of the wharf or chute proposed to be constructed, and of the land within three hundred feet thereof. (2026)

(d) The names of the owners of the lands, and the quantity sought to be used, and whether the right to use it has been or is to be acquired by the applicant. (2027)

(e) The distance it is proposed to extend the wharf or chute into the waters. (2028)

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