Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017

Additional Government Code Provisions

Provisions Relating to the Open-Space Easements

Chapter 6.5. Open-Space Easements*

Section 51054

51054. Extraction of natural resources. An instrument described in subdivision (a) of Section 51051 may contain, and the city or county in appropriate cases may require that it contain, a covenant against the extraction of natural resources or other activities which may destroy the unique physical and scenic characteristics of the land or a covenant against the cutting of timber, trees and other natural growth, except as may be required for fire prevention, thinning, elimination of diseased growth and similar protective measures, or for the harvest of trees in a manner compatible with scenic purposes.

History.— Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 875 (SB 1501), in effect January 1, 2013.

* Chapter 6.5 added by Stats. 1969, Ch. 762.