Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2016
Government Code Provisions
Provisions Relating to Timberland
Chapter 6.7. Timberland*
Article 2. Timberland Production Zones†
51115. Restricted use of parcels zoned as timberland production lands. Parcels zoned as timberland production shall be zoned so as to restrict their use to growing and harvesting timber and to compatible uses.
The growing and harvesting of timber on those parcels shall be regulated solely pursuant to state statutes and regulations.
History.—Stats. 1982, Ch. 1561, in effect January 1, 1983, added the second sentence. Stats. 1984, Ch. 1009, in effect January 1, 1985, substituted "production" for "preserve" after "timberland", and deleted "and shall be entered as a timber preserve element of the county general plan" after "uses" in the first sentence.
Note.—Section 47 of Stats. 1984, Ch. 1009, provided no payment by state to local governments because of this act.
* Chapter 6.7 was added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176, p. 305, in effect May 24, 1976. Secs. 20 and 21 thereof provided no payment by state to local governments because of this act.
† Article 2 heading was amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1489, in effect January 1, 1983.