Fire Protection Districts Principle Enabling Act
Health and Safety Code §13800-13970
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*
*7. Dependent upon existence of cities within the district