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 51252

51252. Assessment as open space land. Open-space land under a contract entered into pursuant to this chapter shall be enforceably restricted within the meaning and for the purposes of Section 8 of Article XIII of the State Constitution and shall be enforced and administered by the city or county in such a manner as to accomplish the purposes of that article and of this chapter.

History.—Added by Stats. 1969, p. 2813, in effect November 10, 1969. Stats. 1974, Ch. 311, p. 589, in effect January 1, 1975, substituted "Open-space land under a" for "Any", substituted "enforceably restricted" for "an enforceable restriction", and substituted "Section 8 of Article XIII" for "Article XXVIII".

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