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 5. Cancellation

Section 51282.5

51282.5. Cancellation; land zoned as timberland production. The owner of any land which has been zoned as a timberland production pursuant to Section 51112 or 51113, and that zoning has been recorded as provided in Section 51117, may petition the board or council for cancellation of any contract as to all or part of the land. Upon petition, the board or council shall approve the cancellation of the contract.

The provisions of Section 51283 shall not apply to any cancellation under this section, and no cancellation fee shall be imposed.

History.—Added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 176, in effect May 24, 1976. Stats. 1982, Ch. 1489, in effect January 1, 1983, substituted "production" for "preserve" after "timberland," "that" for "such" before "zoning" and "the" for "such" after "part of" in the first sentence, and deleted "such" after "Upon" and substituted "the" for "such" after "cancellation of" in the second sentence of the first paragraph.

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