As used in this division, the following terms have the following meanings:

(a) “Board” means the Wildlife Conservation Board created pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 1320) of Chapter 4 of Division 20 of the Fish and Game Code.

Terms Used In California Public Resources Code 10332

  • Board: means the Wildlife Conservation Board created pursuant to Article 2 (commencing with Section 1320) of Chapter 4 of Division 20 of the Fish and Game Code. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • Conservation easement: means a conservation easement, as defined by Section 815. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Public Resources Code 14
  • Property: means any real property, and any perpetual interest therein, including land, conservation easements, and land containing water rights. See California Public Resources Code 10332
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.

(b) “Conservation easement” means a conservation easement, as defined by Section 815.1 of the Civil Code, that is perpetual.

(c) “Local public agency” means any city, county, city and county, resource conservation district, district formed pursuant to Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500) of Chapter 3 of Division 5, authority formed pursuant to Division 26 (commencing with Section 35100), or joint powers authority made up of two or more local public agencies and one or more state agencies.

(d) “Nonprofit organization” means any nonprofit public benefit corporation formed pursuant to the Nonprofit Corporation Law (Division 2 (commencing with Section 5000) of Title 1 of the Corporations Code), qualified to do business in California, and qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of Title 26 of the Internal Revenue Code as a tax-exempt corporation that has as a principal purpose the conservation of land and water resources.

(e) “Property” means any real property, and any perpetual interest therein, including land, conservation easements, and land containing water rights.

(f) “Qualified property” means property that is rangeland, grazing land, or grassland and is used or is suitable for grazing; is zoned for agricultural grazing, or open-space use; and is used or suitable for habitat for aquatic or terrestrial wildlife species or native plants.

(g) “State agency” means any public entity created by statute within the Resources Agency.

(Added by Stats. 2002, Ch. 984, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2003.)