§ 25500 In accordance with the provisions of this division, the commission …
§ 25500.1 (a) The owner of a proposed solar thermal powerplant, for which …
§ 25500.5 The commission shall certify sufficient sites and related facilities …
§ 25501 This chapter does not apply to any site or related facility for which …
§ 25501.7 Any person proposing to construct a facility or a site to which …
§ 25502 Each person proposing to construct a thermal powerplant or electric …
§ 25502.3 Except as provided in Section 25501.7, any person proposing to …
§ 25503 Each notice of intention to file an application shall contain at …
§ 25504 The notice of intention shall include a statement by the applicant …
§ 25504.5 An applicant may, in the notice, propose a site to be approved which …
§ 25505 Upon receipt of a notice, the commission shall cause a summary of the …
§ 25506 The commission shall request the appropriate local, regional, state, …
§ 25506.5 The commission shall request the Public Utilities Commission, for …
§ 25507 (a) If any alternative site and related facility proposed in the …
§ 25508 The commission shall cooperate with, and render advice to, the …
§ 25509 Within 45 days of the filing of the notice, the commission shall …
§ 25509.5 No sooner than 15 days after the conclusion of the presentations …
§ 25510 After the conclusion of such hearings, and no later than 150 days …
§ 25511 The commission shall review the factors related to safety and …
§ 25512 The summary and hearing order shall be based upon the record of the …
§ 25512.5 Within 15 days of the publication of the summary and hearing order, a …
§ 25513 No earlier than 30 days after distribution of the summary and hearing …
§ 25513.3 Notwithstanding Sections 11425.30 and 11430.10 of the Government …
§ 25514 After conclusion of the hearings held pursuant to Section 25513 and …
§ 25514.3 In specifying any modifications, conditions, or criteria pursuant to …
§ 25514.5 In considering the acceptability of a site proposed to accommodate …
§ 25515 No later than 30 days after the final report is distributed, a …
§ 25516 The approval of the notice by the commission shall be based upon …
§ 25516.1 If a site and related facility found to be acceptable by the …
§ 25516.5 On a notice which proposes an expanded ultimate electric generating …
§ 25516.6 (a) Except as otherwise expressly provided in this division, the …
§ 25517 Except as provided in Section 25501, no construction of any thermal …
§ 25518 The Public Utilities Commission shall issue no certificate of public …
§ 25518.5 Nothing in this division shall preclude the concurrent initiation of …
§ 25519 (a) In order to obtain certification for a site and related …
§ 25519.5 (a) If the site and related facilities specified in the …
§ 25520 The application shall contain all of the following information and …
§ 25520.5 (a) In reviewing an application for an additional facility at a …
§ 25521 No earlier than 90 nor later than 240 days after the date of the …
§ 25522 (a) Except as provided in subdivision (c) of Section 25520.5, …
§ 25523 The commission shall prepare a written decision after the public …
§ 25524 (a) “Qualified applicant” for purposes of this section means an …
§ 25524.1 (a) Except for the existing Diablo Canyon Units 1 and 2 owned by …
§ 25524.2 Except for the existing Diablo Canyon Units 1 and 2 owned by Pacific …
§ 25524.5 The commission shall not certify any facility which adds generating …
§ 25525 The commission may not certify a facility contained in the …
§ 25526 (a) The commission shall not approve as a site for a facility …
§ 25527 The following areas of the state shall not be approved as a site for …
§ 25528 (a) The commission shall require, as a condition of …
§ 25529 When a facility is proposed to be located in the coastal zone or any …
§ 25530 The commission may order a reconsideration of all or part of a …
§ 25531 (a) The decisions of the commission on any application for …
§ 25532 The commission shall establish a monitoring system to assure that any …
§ 25534 (a) The commission may, after one or more hearings, amend the …
§ 25534.1 (a) The executive director of the commission may issue a …
§ 25534.2 (a) Within 30 days after service of an order issued under …
§ 25535 Such reasonable and direct costs as the applicant incurs to comply …
§ 25537 Upon approval of an application, the commission shall forward to the …
§ 25538 Upon receiving the commission’s request for review under subdivision …
§ 25539 In reviewing notices and applications for certification of …
§ 25540 If a person proposes to construct a geothermal powerplant and related …
§ 25540.1 The commission shall determine, within 30 days after the receipt of a …
§ 25540.2 Notwithstanding any other provision of law:(a) If an applicant …
§ 25540.3 (a) An applicant for a geothermal powerplant may propose a site …
§ 25540.4 Notwithstanding any other provision of law:(a) The decision of …
§ 25540.5 The commission may, at the petition of a county which has adopted a …
§ 25540.6 (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no notice of …
§ 25541 The commission may exempt from this chapter thermal powerplants with …
§ 25541.1 It is the intent of the Legislature to encourage the development of …
§ 25541.5 (a) On or before January 1, 2001, the Secretary of the Resources …
§ 25542 In the case of any site and related facility or facilities for which …
§ 25543 (a) It is the intent of the Legislature to improve the process …

Terms Used In California Codes > Public Resources Code > Division 15 > Chapter 6

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Government Code 25
  • Association: includes any lodge, order, beneficial association, fraternal or beneficial society or association, historical, military, or veterans organization, labor union, foundation, or federation, or any other society, organization, or association, or degree, branch, subordinate lodge, or auxiliary thereof. See California Corporations Code 21300
  • Board: means the state board, department, or agency authorized by that act to request the committee to cause bonds to be issued for the purpose of creating a fund that is to be expended by the board for the purposes specified in that act. See California Government Code 16722
  • Bond: means a state general obligation bond issued pursuant to an act adopting the provisions of this chapter. See California Government Code 16722
  • Bond act: means the act authorizing the issuance of state general obligation bonds and adopting this chapter by reference. See California Government Code 16722
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the supervising authority. See California Government Code 58004
  • Committee: means the finance committee or other body created by that act and authorized to cause bonds to be issued by the adoption of a resolution or resolutions. See California Government Code 16722
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Corporations Code 14
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defensible space: means the area adjacent to a structure or dwelling where wildfire prevention or protection practices are implemented to provide defense from an approaching wildfire or to minimize the spread of a structure fire to wildlands or surrounding areas. See California Government Code 51177
  • department: whenever used in this code , unless the context otherwise requires, means the State Department of Education. See California Education Code 89
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the Director of Forestry and Fire Protection. See California Government Code 51177
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • District: means a tax or assessment district. See California Government Code 58004
  • economic opportunity: means any of the following:

    California Government Code 52200.2

  • eligible bank: means a state or national bank located in this state, selected by the Treasurer for the safekeeping of money belonging to or in the custody of the state, that has received an overall rating of not less than "satisfactory" in its most recent evaluation by the appropriate federal financial supervisory agency of the bank's record of meeting the credit needs of the state's communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, pursuant to Section 2906 of Title 12 of the United States Code. See California Government Code 16500
  • Eligible savings and loan association: means a state or federal savings association, as defined in Section 5102 of the Financial Code, located in this state, insured by the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation, and selected by the Treasurer for the safekeeping of money belonging to or in the custody of the state. See California Government Code 16600
  • executed: when used with respect to the documents filed pursuant to this code or pursuant to regulations adopted under this code, and presented to the Secretary of State, include a document bearing a signature under subdivision (a). See California Corporations Code 17.1
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fuel: means any combustible material, including petroleum-based products and wildland fuels. See California Government Code 51177
  • Fund: means the fund created by that act, and into which the proceeds from the sale of the bonds are paid. See California Government Code 16722
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grant of an open-space easement: means a grant by an instrument whereby the owner relinquishes to the public, either in perpetuity or for a term of years, the right to construct improvements upon the land except as may be expressly reserved in the instrument and which contains a covenant with the city or county, running with the land, either in perpetuity or for a term of years, not to construct or permit the construction of any improvements, except as that right is expressly reserved in the instrument and except for public service facilities installed for the benefit of the land subject to any covenant or public service facilities installed pursuant to an authorization by the governing body of the city or county or the Public Utilities Commission. See California Government Code 51051
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Insignia: includes badge, motto, button, decoration, charm, emblem, or rosette. See California Corporations Code 21300
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • Legislative body: as used in this division , means board of supervisors in the case of a county or city and county, and city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50002
  • Local agency: as used in this division means county, city, or city and county, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50001
  • Local agency: means a city, county, city and county, or district responsible for fire protection within a very high fire hazard severity zone. See California Government Code 51177
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Owner: means any lessee or trustee, if the expiration of the lease or trust occurs at a time later than the expiration of the easement or any extension thereof. See California Government Code 51051
  • Owner: includes joint owner, co-owner, guardian, executor, administrator, or other person holding property in trust under court appointment. See California Government Code 58004
  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Corporations Code 18
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Principal act: means the law providing for the creation of a particular district or type of district. See California Government Code 58004
  • Process: includes a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings of either a civil or criminal nature. See California Government Code 22
  • Project: means the work, improvement, or acquisition, or any combination thereof undertaken by a district. See California Government Code 58004
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • qualified trust company: means the trust department of any State or National bank in this State or a trust company authorized to act as such in this State. See California Government Code 16550
  • qualified trust company: means the trust department of any state or national bank in this state or a trust company authorized to act as such in this state. See California Government Code 16625
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Requisite number of petitioners: means the number of qualified petitioners prescribed by the principal act. See California Government Code 58004
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Corporations Code 12.2
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which the term appears unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Corporations Code 10
  • Supervising authority: means the board of supervisors of the county in which is situated all or most of the land in a district, or body authorized by law to initiate or hear proceedings for the creation of a district. See California Government Code 58004
  • Town: includes "unincorporated town" and "village. See California Government Code 21
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Vegetation: means all plants, including trees, shrubs, grass, and perennial or annual plants. See California Government Code 51177
  • Very high fire hazard severity zone: means an area designated by the director pursuant to Section 51178 that is not a state responsibility area. See California Government Code 51177
  • Wildfire: means an unplanned, unwanted wildland fire, including unauthorized human-caused fires, escaped wildland fire use events, escaped prescribed fire projects, and all other wildland fires where the objective is to extinguish the fire. See California Government Code 51177
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.