as amended, Olsen. Local government:
begin delete fee waiver:end delete disabled begin delete veteransend delete.
The State Housing Law authorizes cities and counties to prescribe fees for permits required or authorized pursuant to the State Housing Law.end delete
This bill would authorize the governing board of any city or county to grant financial assistance, relief, and support to disabled veterans, as defined, by waiving service-related fees charged by the city or county, as specified.end delete
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 17951.5 is added to the Health and Safety
11Code, to read:
(a) The governing board of any city or county may
13grant financial assistance, relief, and support to disabled veterans
14by reducing or waiving building inspection or permit fees charged
15by the city or county for the modification of a dwelling owned by
16a disabled veteran for the purpose of making the dwelling more
18(b) The governing body shall use its general fund or other
19appropriate revenue source to compensate for the difference
20between a fee reduced or waived pursuant to this section and the
21fee that would otherwise be charged.
22(c) For purposes of this section, “disabled veteran” has the same
23meaning as defined in Section 999 of the Military and Veterans