As used in this chapter, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) “Acquisition” means obtaining the fee title or a lesser interest in real property, including specifically, a conservation easement or development rights.

Terms Used In California Public Resources Code 5096.605

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • Department: means the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • Development: includes , but is not limited to, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement, preservation, protection, and interpretation. See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • Director: means the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation. See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • District: means any regional park district, regional park and open-space district, or regional open-space district formed pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3, any recreation and park district formed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 5780), or an authority formed pursuant to Division 26 (commencing with Section 35100). See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • Fund: means the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Fund created pursuant to Section 5096. See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • Nonprofit organization: means any nonprofit public benefit corporation formed pursuant to the Nonprofit Corporation Law (commencing with Section 5000 of the Corporations Code), qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • Preservation: means identification, evaluation, recordation, documentation, interpretation, protection, rehabilitation, restoration, stabilization, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of those activities. See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of the Resources Agency. See California Public Resources Code 5096.605
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.

(b) “Department” means the Department of Parks and Recreation.

(c) “Development” includes, but is not limited to, improvement, rehabilitation, restoration, enhancement, preservation, protection, and interpretation.

(d) “Director” means the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

(e) “District” means any regional park district, regional park and open-space district, or regional open-space district formed pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3, any recreation and park district formed pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 5780), or an authority formed pursuant to Division 26 (commencing with Section 35100). With respect to any community or unincorporated region that is not included within a district, and in which no city or county provides parks or recreational areas or facilities, “district” also means any other district that is authorized by statute to operate and manage parks or recreational areas or facilities, employs a full-time park and recreation director, offers year-round park and recreation services on lands and facilities owned by the district, and allocates a substantial portion of its annual operating budget to parks or recreation areas or facilities.

(f) “Fund” means the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Fund created pursuant to Section 5096.610.

(g) “Historical resource” includes, but is not limited to, any building, structure, site, area, place, artifact, or collection of artifacts that is historically or archaeologically significant in the cultural annals of California.

(h) “Local conservation corps” means a program operated by a public agency or nonprofit organization that is certified pursuant to Section 14406.

(i) “Nonprofit organization” means any nonprofit public benefit corporation formed pursuant to the Nonprofit Corporation Law (commencing with Section 5000 of the Corporations Code), qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

(j) “Preservation” means identification, evaluation, recordation, documentation, interpretation, protection, rehabilitation, restoration, stabilization, development, and reconstruction, or any combination of those activities.

(k) “Secretary” means the Secretary of the Resources Agency.

(Added by Stats. 2001, Ch. 875, Sec. 1. Approved in Proposition 40 at the March 5, 2002, election.)