(a) Whenever, in the opinion of the legislative body, the public interest or convenience
may require, the legislative body may undertake any work necessary or incidental to
the prevention, mitigation, abatement, or control of a geologic hazard or to repair
damages resulting therefrom.
(b) For purposes of this division, “geologic hazard” means an actual or threatened landslide, land subsidence, soil erosion, earthquake,
or any natural or unnatural movement of land or earth.
(c) Such work may be performed on private property with the prior written consent
of the owner thereof, if the legislative body, in the resolution of intention, determines
that it is in the public interest to do so.
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