Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2016
Additional Government Code Provisions
Provisions Relating to the Open-Space Easement Act of 1974
Chapter 6.6. Open-Space Easements*
Article 3. General Provisions
51083. Manner of acceptance of deed or other instrument. No deed or other instrument described in subdivision (d) of Section 51075 shall be effective until it has been accepted or approved by resolution of the governing body of the county or city and its acceptance endorsed thereon.
History.—Stats. 1977, Ch. 1178, in effect January 1, 1978, added "or approved" after "accepted".
* Chapter 6.6 was added by Stats. 1974, Ch. 1003, p. 2154, in effect January 1, 1975. Sec. 10 thereof provided no payment by state to local governments because of this act.
Note.—Section 11 of Stats. 1974, Ch. 1003, p. 2161, provided that the provisions of this act shall be given prospective application only and shall not be construed in a manner which would impair the obligation of any existing open-space easement or scenic restriction entered into prior to January 1, 1975. Land subject to any such easement or restriction on such date shall continue to be assessed under Article 1.5 (commencing with Section 421) of Chapter 3 of Part 2 of Division 1 of the Revenue and Taxation Code so long as such land otherwise qualifies for assessment under such article and qualifies under Chapter 6.5 (commencing with Section 51050) of Part 1 of Division 1 of Title 5 of, or under Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 6950) of Division 7 of Title 1 of, the Government Code.