(a) The commission may review and comment upon both of the following:
(1) The extension of services into previously unserved territory within unincorporated areas.
(2) The creation of new service providers to extend urban type development into previously unserved territory within unincorporated areas.
(b) The purpose of the review authorized by this section shall ensure that the proposed extension of services or creation of new service providers is consistent with the policies of Sections 56001, 56300, and 56301, and with the adopted policies of the commission implementing these sections, including promoting orderly development, discouraging urban sprawl, preserving open space and prime agricultural lands, providing housing for persons and families of all incomes, and the efficient extension of governmental services.
(c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2019, and as of that date is repealed.
(Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 112, Sec. 5. (AB 2762) Effective January 1, 2015. Repealed as of January 1, 2019, by its own provisions.)
Last modified: October 25, 2018