Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2017

Revenue and Taxation Code

Property Taxation

Part 1. General Provisions

CHAPTER 2. Administrative Provisions

Section 156

156. Abbreviations. In the assessment, advertisement, and sale of real property for taxes, initial letters, abbreviations, and figures may be used to designate the township, range, section, or part of a section. Any other abbreviations approved by the board may be used if an explanation of them appears on each page of the roll or a reference appears on each page to a list of abbreviations within each volume of the roll, or if the procedure in Section 109.6 is adopted the list of abbreviations used shall be available to the public in the office of the tax collector. Such list of abbreviations shall be furnished to the tax collector by the assessor.

History.—Stats. 1943, p. 1333, in effect August 4, 1943, added clause "or a reference . . . each volume of the roll" in the second sentence. Stats. 1967, p. 1959, added following clause in the second sentence, and added the third sentence.

Construction.—The use of the abbreviation "$" to head certain columns on the assessment roll is proper. Bell v. Brigance, 74 Cal.App. 322.