Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Revenue and Taxation Code
Part 5.5. Local Vehicle License Fee Surcharge
11154. Imposition of fee. The local vehicle license fee surcharge shall be imposed for the privilege of operating upon the public highways in the county any vehicle of a type that is subject to registration under the Vehicle Code, except those vehicles expressly exempted from payment of vehicle registration fees and commercial vehicles weighing more than 4,000 pounds, unladen, and shall include provisions in substance as follows:
(a) A provision that the annual amount of the local vehicle license fee surcharge shall be a sum equal to not more than 15 percent of the vehicle license fee imposed pursuant to Part 5 (commencing with Section 10701).
(b) A provision that the county contract prior to the effective date of the local vehicle license fee surcharge ordinance or resolution with the department to perform all functions incident to the administration or operation of the local vehicle license fee surcharge ordinance or resolution of the county.
(c) A provision that the revenue derived from any vehicle license fee surcharge ordinance or resolution imposed pursuant to this part shall be distributed to the county for use exclusively for the provision of public transit, including capital outlay, security, and maintenance costs, and including, but not limited to, removal of graffiti from public transit vehicles and facilities, and to pay the costs of compliance with subdivision (b) of Section 11152.