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§ 17. Emergencies.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 23. Waters
Division 1. Central Valley Flood Protection Board
Chapter 1. Organization, Powers and Standards
Article 3. Application Procedures (Refs & Annos)
23 CCR § 17
§ 17. Emergencies.
(a) Any existing levee, conforming existing encroachment, or permitted encroachment may be protected or strengthened in case of emergency during flood season, as specified in section 112, where there is imminent danger of injury to persons, loss of life, or destruction of property.
(b) Any person conducting emergency work shall immediately notify the local maintaining agency and the board through the Executive Officer or Chief Engineer.
(c) For the purpose of this section, the term “emergency” includes any lawfully declared emergency, or any circumstance determined to be an emergency by the Executive Officer or Chief Engineer.
(d) In an emergency, the Executive Officer may issue a temporary permit. A completed application with proper plans, cross sections, completed environmental assessment questionnaire, and any other necessary information required by section 8 of this article must be submitted to the board within thirty (30) calendar days following the date of the commencement of emergency work.
(e) All emergency work is subject to subsequent approval of the board, and the board may require its removal or alteration if not approved.
(f) The board or the Executive Officer may impose reasonable conditions, pursuant to section 16, on its approval of any emergency work.
Note: Authority cited: Section 8571, Water Code. Reference: Sections 8715, 8716, 8717 and 8718, Water Code.
1. Renumbering and amendment of old section 17 to new section 19 and new section filed 9-30-96; operative 10-30-96 (Register 96, No. 40). For prior history, see Register 69, No. 25.
2. Amendment filed 2-15-2012; operative 2-15-2012 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4 (Register 2012, No. 7).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 17, 23 CA ADC § 17
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