Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017

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Provisions Relating to the California Land Conservation Act of 1965 (The Williamson Act)

Chapter 7. Agricultural Land*

Article 3. Contracts

Section 51244.5

51244.5. Term of 10 years or more; automatic renewal. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 51244, if the initial term of the contract is for 10 years or more the contract may provide that on the anniversary date of the contract or such other annual date as specified by the contract beginning with the anniversary date on which the contract will have an unexpired term of nine years, a year shall be added automatically to the initial term unless notice of nonrenewal is given as provided in Section 51245.

History.—Added by Stats. 1969, p. 2806, in effect November 10, 1969. Stats. 1978, Ch. 1120, in effect January 1, 1979, substituted "10" for "20".

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