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 7. Farmland Security Zones

Section 51296.4

51296.4. Annexation to a special district. Notwithstanding any provision of the Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Local Government Reorganization Act of 2000 (Division 3 (commencing with Section 56000)), a local agency formation commission shall not approve a change of organization or reorganization that would result in the annexation of land within a designated farmland security zone to a special district that provides or would provide sewers, nonagricultural water, or streets and roads, unless the facilities or services provided by the special district benefit land uses that are allowed under the contract and the landowner consents to the change of organization or reorganization.

History.—Added by Stats. 2000, Ch. 506 (SB 1350), in effect January 1, 2001. Stats. 2002, Ch. 614 (AB 2370), in effect January 1, 2003, substituted "Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg" for "Cortese-Knox" after "provision of the", substituted "2000" for "1985" after "Act of", and added "or would provide" after "provides" in the first sentence.

* Unless otherwise noted Chapter 7 was added by Stats. 1965, p. 3377, in effect September 17, 1965.