Any county or city which has an adopted open-space plan may accept or approve a grant of an open-space easement on privately owned lands lying within the county or city in the manner provided in this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1178.)

Terms Used In California Government Code 51080

  • City: means any city or city and county. See California Government Code 51075
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 19428
  • Open-space easement: means any right or interest in perpetuity or for a term of years in open-space land acquired by a county, city, or nonprofit organization pursuant to this chapter where the deed or other instrument granting such right or interest imposes restrictions which, through limitation of future use, will effectively preserve for public use or enjoyment the natural or scenic character of such open-space land. See California Government Code 51075
  • Open-space plan: means the open-space element of a county or city general plan adopted by the local governing body pursuant to Section 65560 of the Government Code. See California Government Code 51075