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Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017
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DIVISION 2. PROPERTY
PART 2. REAL OR IMMOVABLE PROPERTY
TITLE 2. ESTATES IN REAL PROPERTY
Chapter 4. Conservation Easements*
815. Legislative finding. The Legislature finds and declares that the preservation of land in its natural, scenic, agricultural, historical, forested, or open-space condition is among the most important environmental assets of California. The Legislature further finds and declares it to be the public policy and in the public interest of this state to encourage the voluntary conveyance of conservation easements to qualified nonprofit organizations.
* Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1979, Ch. 179, in effect January 1, 1980.