Prior to December 2002, the Project Site (APNs 026-260-001, -002, -021, -026, -027, -029, -031, -033, & 026-320-007) was under private ownership and enrolled into the Williamson Act Program. In December 2002, Westlands Water District acquiring the Project Site in lieu of eminant domain to retire the lands from irrigated agriculture. Westlands Water District is a public entity; therefore, the Williamson Act contracts on the lands became null and void pursuant to Government Code Section 51295. On August 22, 2022, the ownership of the Project Site was transferred from Westlands Water District to Westlands Solar Blue, LLC, a private entity, when a Grant Deed was recorded as Document No. 2215713 in the Official Records of Kings County. On December 8, 2022, the ownership was transferred from Westlands Solar Blue, LLC to Westlands Solar Blue (OZ) Owner, LLC, also a private entity, when a Grant Deed was recorded as Document No. 2223253 in the Official Records of Kings County. Government Code Section 51295 states that if a public agency determines that former Williamson Act or Farmland Security Zone land that it acquired in lieu of eminent domain is not needed and is sold to a private entity, such land must be re-enrolled into the Williamson Act Program.