2021 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 31 - HOUSING AND HOME FINANCE
PART 12.5 - Infill Infrastructure Grant Program of 2019
Section 53559.1.

53559.1.  

For the purposes of this part, the following definitions apply:

(a) “Capital improvement project” means the construction, rehabilitation, demolition, relocation, preservation, acquisition, or other physical improvement of a capital asset, as defined in subdivision (a) of Section 16727 of the Government Code, that is an integral part of, or necessary to facilitate the development of, a qualifying infill project or qualifying infill area. Capital improvement projects that may be funded under the grant program established by this part include, but are not limited to, those related to the following:

(1) Water, sewer, or other utility service improvements.

(2) Streets, roads, or transit linkages or facilities, including, but not limited to, related access plazas or pathways, bus or transit shelters, or facilities that support pedestrian or bicycle transit.

(3) Qualifying infill project or qualifying infill area site preparation or demolition.

(4) Sidewalk or streetscape improvements, including, but not limited to, the reconstruction or resurfacing of sidewalks and streets or the installation of lighting, signage, or other related amenities.

(b) “Eligible applicant” means either of the following:

(1) A city, county, city and county, or public housing authority that has jurisdiction over a qualifying infill area.

(2) A nonprofit or for-profit developer of a qualifying infill project that has received a letter of support from the governing body of the city, county, or city and county that has jurisdiction over a qualifying infill project. For purposes of this paragraph, “governing body” means a city council or a board of supervisors of a county or city and county.

(c) “Small jurisdiction” means a county with a population of less than 250,000 as of January 1, 2019, or any city within that county.

(d) “Large jurisdiction” means a county that is not a small jurisdiction, or any city within that county.

(e) “Urbanized area” means an incorporated city or an urbanized area or urban cluster as defined by the United States Census Bureau. For unincorporated areas outside of an urban area or urban cluster, the area must be within a designated urban service area that is designated in the local general plan for urban development and is served by the public sewer and water.

(f) “Urban uses” means any residential, commercial, industrial, public institutional, transit or transportation passenger facility, or retail use, or any combination of those uses.

(Amended by Stats. 2020, Ch. 192, Sec. 9. (AB 434) Effective January 1, 2021.)

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