Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2016
Government Code Provisions
Provisions Relating to the California Land Conservation Act of 1965 (The Williamson Act)
Chapter 7. Agricultural Land*
Article 3. Contracts
51251. Authority of state to bring court enforcement action. The county, city, or landowner may bring any action in court necessary to enforce any contract including but not limited to, an action to enforce the contract by specific performance or injunction. An owner of land may bring any action in court to enforce a contract on land whose exterior boundary is within one mile of his land. An owner of land under contract may bring any action in court to enforce a contract on land located within the same county or city.
History.—Stats. 1969, p. 2813, in effect November 10, 1969, renumbered former Section 51252 as Section 51252; substituted "county or city" for "state"; deleted "an action for" before "specific performance"; and deleted "relief" after "injunction" in the first sentence. Stats. 1971, p. 3850, in effect March 4, 1972, substituted ", city, or landowner" for "or city" in the first sentence. Stats. 1978, Ch. 1120, in effect January 1, 1979, added the second sentence.
* Unless otherwise noted Chapter 7 was added by Stats. 1965, p. 3377, in effect September 17, 1965.