Laws, Regulations & Annotations
Property Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2013
Revenue and Taxation Code
Part 4. Levy of Tax
Chapter 3. Reimbursement for Costs Mandated by the State
Article 4. Maximum Property Tax Rates* †
2261.1. Maximum rate; counties; exception. (a) Any county which was providing structural fire protection services in unincorporated areas of the county during the 1971–1972 or the 1972–1973 fiscal years and which did not levy a property tax for such services as provided in Section 25643 of the Government Code, may establish a maximum property tax rate for such areas as provided in this section. The maximum property tax rate for such areas shall be determined in the manner provided in subdivisions (b) and (c) of Section 2264.
(b) Whenever a maximum property tax rate has been established for an unincorporated area as provided in subdivision (a), such unincorporated area shall be a "special district", as provided in Section 2216, for all purposes of this chapter.
History.—Added by Stats. 1975, Ch. 486, p. 1003, in effect September 2, 1975.
* Article 4 shall not apply to property tax rates for the 1978–1979 fiscal year.
† Section 60 of Stats. 1979, Ch. 282, in effect July 24, 1979, provided that Article 4 shall not apply to property tax rates for the 1979–80 fiscal year.