California Public Resources Code CHAPTER 2 - Agricultural Land Stewardship Program

  • Section 10230.
      (a) (1) The California Farmland Conservancy Program Fund is hereby created.Except as provided in paragraph (2), the moneys in the fund shall, upon appropriation by the Legislature...
  • Section 10230.5.
      Policy planning grants may be awarded pursuant to criteria established by the department for purposes including, but not limited to, the development and evaluation of...
  • Section 10231.
      Money available from the fund shall be utilized in accordance with the expenditures and distribution authorized, required, or otherwise provided in the program for grants...
  • Section 10231.5.
      The department may accept donations of funds if the department is the designated beneficiary of the donation and it agrees to use the funds for...
  • Section 10232.
      The director shall not approve a grant if the local government requesting a grant has acquired, or proposes to acquire, the agricultural conservation easement through...
  • Section 10233.
      Each application for a grant pursuant to this division shall contain a matching funding component, as specified in this section, and may be provided in...
  • Section 10234.
      Every applicant for a grant for the acquisition of fee title or an agricultural conservation easement shall provide by a resolution from the governing body...
  • Section 10235.
      (a) The director shall not disburse any grant funds until the applicant agrees that any agricultural conservation easement acquired shall be used by the applicant only...
  • Section 10235.5.
      The department may establish a payment system for the purchase of an agricultural conservation easement that is mutually satisfactory to the department and the seller...
  • Section 10236.
      If the funds are used for the acquisition of an agricultural conservation easement pursuant to a local transfer of development rights program, upon the sale...
  • Section 10237.
      The director shall not disburse any grant funds for easement or fee title acquisitions unless the applicant, and in the case of an easement acquisition...
  • Section 10238.
      The director shall not disburse any grant funds to acquire agricultural conservation easements which restrict husbandry practices.(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 931, Sec. 1. Effective...
  • Section 10239.
      The director shall disburse funds to an applicant for a grant for the acquisition of fee title to agricultural land only if the applicant agrees...
  • Section 10240.
      (a) The department shall adopt rules and regulations for the implementation of this division.(b) Rules or regulations adopted by the department pursuant to this section shall be...
  • Section 10241.
      The department shall adopt the criteria necessary for its approval of grant applications.(Amended by Stats. 2002, Ch. 616, Sec. 14. Effective January 1, 2003.)
  • Section 10242.
      The director shall review, and approve or disapprove, grant applications from applicants for the acquisition of agricultural conservation easements on agricultural land or the acquisition...
  • Section 10243.
      The department shall allocate available state funds to applicants for the acquisition of agricultural conservation easements. However, no governmental agency shall condition the issuance of...
  • Section 10244.
      To be eligible to receive funds pursuant to this division for the acquisition of either agricultural conservation easements or fee title interests, qualified applicants shall...
  • Section 10245.
      The program shall reimburse any school district which requests reimbursement for any net loss of property tax revenues occurring as a result of the program.(Added...
  • Section 10246.
      Grants may be made for land improvements. Use of these grants shall be limited to the improvement of lands protected by agricultural conservation easements under...

Last modified: October 5, 2018