Home Table of Contents

§ 600.1. Purpose and Scope.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 23. Waters
Division 2. Department of Water Resources
Chapter 6. Encroachments
Article 1. General Provisions
23 CCR § 600.1
§ 600.1. Purpose and Scope.
(a) The purpose of these regulations is to interpret, implement and comply with the provisions of Water Code Sections 12899 through 12899.11 , inclusive. These Sections authorize the Department to establish, administer, maintain and enforce a formal permit program for encroachments on the State Water Resources Development System right-of-way; to control and regulate existing and future encroachments, to prevent, remove and abate unauthorized encroachments, activities or use of the Department's right-of-way, and to protect its integrity from damage or injury, while respecting the rights of others. The encroachment permit serves as the primary means for monitoring the orderly and controlled construction, operations and maintenance of encroachments, use and activities within the Department's right-of-way, and assuring the maximum protection of the State Water Resources Development System.
(b) The area of the Department's jurisdiction is the State Water Resources Development System right-of-way, property, property interests, works, facilities and any parts thereof.
(c) These regulations do not apply to the Sacramento and San Joaquin Drainage District or any areas under the jurisdiction of the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, except as they may also be covered by subdivision (b).
(d) These regulations do not apply to any activities of the United States or its agencies if the activities are conducted pursuant to, and consistent with, an agreement with Reclamation for the operation and maintenance of facilities jointly owned by the State and the United States.
Note: Authority cited: Section 12899.9, Water Code. Reference: Sections 12899 - 12899.11, 12931 and 12934(d), Water Code.
1. New section filed 4-22-2015; operative 7-1-2015 (Register 2015, No. 17).
This database is current through 6/24/22 Register 2022, No. 25
23 CCR § 600.1, 23 CA ADC § 600.1
End of Document