Chapter 1 Forest Resources Improvement
Chapter 2 Urban Forestry
Chapter 3 Forest Resources Improvement Fund
Chapter 4 Energy Production
Chapter 5 Timberland Wildlife Study
Chapter 6 Good Neighbor Authority Program

Terms Used In California Codes > Public Resources Code > Division 4 > Part 2.5 - FOREST RESOURCES

  • Acute psychiatric hospital: means a health facility having a duly constituted governing body with overall administrative and professional responsibility and an organized medical staff that provides 24-hour inpatient care for persons with mental health disorders or other patients referred to in Division 5 (commencing with Section 5000) or Division 6 (commencing with Section 6000) of the Welfare and Institutions Code, including the following basic services: medical, nursing, rehabilitative, pharmacy, and dietary services. See California Health and Safety Code 1250
  • Correctional treatment center: means a health facility operated by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Facilities, or a county, city, or city and county law enforcement agency that, as determined by the department, provides inpatient health services to that portion of the inmate population who do not require a general acute care level of basic services. See California Health and Safety Code 1250
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • County: includes city and county. See California Water Code 14
  • county with high unemployment: means a county with an annual unemployment rate, as reported by the Employment Development Department, higher than the mean annual unemployment rate of "rate adjustment counties" as defined pursuant to the Timber Yield Tax Law (Part 18. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 20
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • Disadvantaged community: means a community identified as a disadvantaged community pursuant to §. See California Public Resources Code 4799.09
  • Eligible landowner: means any person who meets the conditions set forth in Sections 4797 and 4799. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Fish and wildlife habitat improvements: means measures designed to protect, maintain, or enhance fish and wildlife habitat including, but not limited to, stream clearance, reestablishment of desirable vegetation along stream channels and elsewhere, measures to encourage habitat diversity, restoration of anadromous fisheries, and forest road repair and upgrading that protect, maintain, or enhance fish and wildlife habitat. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Followup work: means forest resource improvement work necessary to promote the survival of seed or seedlings planted, or protection or enhancement of other work undertaken, as part of a prior forest resource improvement project pursuant to this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Forest land: means land at least 10 percent occupied by trees of any size that are native to California, including native oaks, or formerly having had that tree cover and not currently zoned for uses incompatible with forest resource management. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Forest land conservation measures: means measures designed to protect, maintain, or enhance the forest resource system, including soil and watershed values, diversity of forest species, and protection of a forest stand from fire. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Forest resource improvement project: means a project undertaken pursuant to Section 4795 or a loan made pursuant to Section 4796. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Forest resource improvement work: means the forest resource improvement measures enumerated in Section 4794 for which assistance is authorized pursuant to this chapter. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Forest resource system: means the interdependent system of air, water, solar energy, and forest resources, as defined by subdivision (h). See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Forest resources: means those uses and values associated with forest land, including fish, forage, recreation and aesthetics, soils, timber, watershed, wilderness, and wildlife. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • health facility: means a facility, place, or building that is organized, maintained, and operated for the diagnosis, care, prevention, and treatment of human illness, physical or mental, including convalescence and rehabilitation and including care during and after pregnancy, or for any one or more of these purposes, for one or more persons, to which the persons are admitted for a 24-hour stay or longer, and includes the following types:

    California Health and Safety Code 1250

  • Intermediate care facility: means a health facility that provides inpatient care to ambulatory or nonambulatory patients who have recurring need for skilled nursing supervision and need supportive care, but who do not require availability of continuous skilled nursing care. See California Health and Safety Code 1250
  • landowner: means either the person or persons owning the land or the person or persons owning the timber. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • life-threatening illness: means the individual has an illness that can lead to a possibility of a termination of life within five years or less as stated in writing by his or her attending physician and surgeon. See California Health and Safety Code 1250
  • Local water: means rainwater, stormwater, recycled water, and urban runoff captured by urban forest sites through curb cuts, cisterns, tree wells, and other best management practices that offset reliance on potable water use. See California Public Resources Code 4799.09
  • Management plan: means a long-term forest and land management plan submitted to the director pursuant to Section 4799. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Nursing facility: means a health facility licensed pursuant to this chapter that is certified to participate as a provider of care either as a skilled nursing facility in the federal Medicare Program under Title XVIII of the federal Social Security Act (42 U. See California Health and Safety Code 1250
  • Person: includes :

    California Public Resources Code 4793

  • Person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Corporations Code 18
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Water Code 19
  • Prevailing rate: means the average annual rate earned by the state on moneys deposited in the Pooled Money Investment Account in the General Fund. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Reforestation: means planting of tree seedlings, cuttings, or seed. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Restocked: means stocking to the degree required by the Z'berg-Nejedly Forest Practice Act of 1973, Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 4511) of Part 2. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Skilled nursing facility: includes a "small house skilled nursing facility (SHSNF)" as defined in Section 1323. See California Health and Safety Code 1250
  • Small business entity: means a business enterprise, including a landowner, with five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000) or less annual gross revenue. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Smaller nonindustrial landowners: means owners of 5,000 acres or less of forest land. See California Public Resources Code 4793
  • Special hospital: means a health facility having a duly constituted governing body with overall administrative and professional responsibility and an organized medical or dental staff that provides inpatient or outpatient care in dentistry or maternity. See California Health and Safety Code 1250
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 77
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Water Code 20
  • Urban forest: means those native or introduced trees and related vegetation in the urban and near-urban areas, including, but not limited to, urban watersheds, soils and related habitats, street trees, park trees, residential trees, natural riparian habitats, and trees on other private and public properties. See California Public Resources Code 4799.09
  • Urban forest maintenance: means those activities that reduce tree mortality, ensure optimal tree health, preserve carbon sequestration and climate resilience benefits, and improve the full functionality of the urban forest. See California Public Resources Code 4799.09
  • Urban forestry: means the cultivation and management of native or introduced trees and related vegetation in urban areas for their present and potential contribution to the economic, physiological, sociological, and ecological well-being of urban society. See California Public Resources Code 4799.09
  • Uses incompatible with forest resource management: means uses not listed in subdivision (h) of Section 51104 or §. See California Public Resources Code 4793