Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2011
Government Code Provisions
Provisions Relating to the California Land Conservation Act of 1965 (The Williamson Act)
Chapter 7. Agricultural Land*
Article 2.5. Agricultural Preserves†
51235. Annexation, detachment, incorporation or disincorporation of land within preserve. An agricultural preserve shall continue in full effect following annexation, detachment, incorporation or disincorporation of land within the preserve.
Any city or county acquiring jurisdiction over land in a preserve by annexation, detachment, incorporation or disincorporation shall have all the rights and responsibilities specified in this act for cities or counties including the right to enlarge, diminish or disestablish an agricultural preserve within its jurisdiction.
History.—Stats. 1984, Ch. 523, in effect July 17, 1984, added "detachment" after "annexation," in the first and second paragraphs.
Note.—Section 4 of Stats. 1984, Ch. 523, provided no payment by state to local governments because of this act, however, a local agency or school district may pursue any remedies to obtain reimbursement.
* Unless otherwise noted Chapter 7 was added by Stats. 1965, p. 3377, in effect September 17, 1965.
† Article 2.5 was added by Stats. 1969, p. 2806, in effect November 10, 1969.