Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018

Government Code Provisions

Provisions Relating to Timberland

Chapter 6.7. Timberland*

Article 6. Eminent Domain or Other Acquisition

Section 51154

51154. Enforcement by mandamus. Section 51152 shall be enforceable only by mandamus proceedings by the local governing body administering the timberland production zone or the Secretary of Resources. However, as applied to condemnors whose determination of necessity is not conclusive by statute, evidence as to the compliance of the condemnor with Section 51152 shall be admissible on motion of any of the parties in any action otherwise authorized to be brought by the landowner or in any action against him.

History.—Stats. 1992, Ch. 1489, in effect January 1, 1983, substituted "production" for "preserve" after "timberland" in the first sentence.

* 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.

† Added by Stats. 1977, Ch 853, in effect September 17, 1977.