Fire Protection Districts Principle Enabling Act

Health and Safety Code §13800 et seq.

Powers and Functions: Provide fire protection and other emergency services.

Formation: Any territory, whether incorporated or unincorporated whether contiguous or noncontiguous, may be included.

May be 3, 5, 7, 9 or 11 Directors (not to exceed 11), elected by resident voters to 4 year terms or appointed by the Board of Supervisors (and City Council where applicable) to fixed 4 year terms, dependent upon existence of cities within the district