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Sierra Club v. Hayward, City of

ELR Citation: ELR 20293
Nos. No. H-60181-0, 632 P.2d 180/171 Cal. Rptr. 619, (Cal., 02/09/1981)

The California Supreme Court reverses a lower court judgment and rules that under the California Land Preservation Act, also known as the Williamson Act, land preservation contracts that forbid the development of agricultural land in exchange for reduced property taxes cannot be cancelled merely because development of the property will be more p...

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