2017 California Code
Streets and Highways Code - SHC
DIVISION 12 - THE MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 1913
CHAPTER 2.5 - Elections
(a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the election may be conducted by mailed ballot pursuant to Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 4000) of Division 4 of the Elections Code, regardless of the number of voters eligible to vote. Prior to the election, the legislative body shall provide for published notice of the election at least once a week for two weeks. Only one vote may be cast for each parcel of land within the territory proposed to be studied.
(b) If the landowner is a partnership, joint tenancy, corporation, or tenancy in common, the vote to which the landowner is entitled may be cast by any of the partners, joint tenants, or tenants in common. However, only one vote may be cast on behalf of the landowner.
(c) As used in this section:
(1) “Landowner” means any person shown on the last equalized assessment roll as the owner of land. However, if the ownership of the land is changed after the making of the last equalized assessment roll, the new owner thereof may vote upon the production of evidence of ownership of the land.
(2) “Parcel” means any parcel as identified on the last equalized assessment roll.
(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 923, Sec. 222. Effective January 1, 1995.)