Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017

Government Code Provisions

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

Chapter 7. Agricultural Land*

Article 3. Contracts

Section 51248

51248. Recording with county recorder. No later than 20 days after a city or county enters into a contract with a landowner pursuant to this chapter, the clerk of the board or council, as the case may be, shall record with the county recorder a copy of the contract, which shall describe the land subject thereto, together with a reference to the map showing the location of the agricultural preserve in which the property lies. From and after the time of such recordation such contract shall impart such notice thereof to all persons as is afforded by the recording laws of this state.

History.—Stats. 1969, p. 2812, in effect November 10, 1969, renumbered former Section 51250 as Section 51248 and added "no later than 20 days after" before "a city or county"; "the clerk of the board or council, as the case may be," before "shall record" and deleted that portion concerned with filing with, and approval by, the director of agriculture in the first sentence.

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