Williamson Act Program - Basic Contract Provisions

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AB 1492 (Laird, Chapter 694)

​Effective January 1, 2004, AB 1492 adds Section 51250 to the Government Code. Section 51250 provides an additional and alternate remedy from the contract cancellation petition (§51281-et. seq.) for a material breach of contract. 

No, AB 1492 provides enhanced penalties for a material breach of contract and extends the date of the lot line adjustment provisions. AB 1492 contains no new restrictions on uses allowed under the Williamson Act, existing contracts or local uniform rules or ordinances.