Personal Agriculture and Your HOA (CA)

On January 1, 2015, AB 2561 added Section 1940.10 and 4750 to the Civil Code. What’s important to know is that Section 4750 grants homeowners in HOAs the right to utilize their backyards for “personal agriculture.” More importantly, this right supersedes any provisions in a HOA’s governing documents that restrict or prohibit such use.  But, don’t worry. As an HOA, you still have some authority to restrict and regulate personal food gardens.     Read the article………