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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California Supreme Court Holds County’s Blanket Classification of Well Construction Permit Issuances as Ministerial Violates CEQA

California Supreme Court Holds County’s Blanket Classification of Well Construction Permit Issuances as Ministerial Violates CEQA

By Christina Berglund The California Supreme Court in Protecting Our Water and Environmental Resources v. County of [...]

California Court of Appeal Finds Development Agreements Can Abridge Vested Rights Established in Approved Vesting Tentative Maps

California Court of Appeal Finds Development Agreements Can Abridge Vested Rights Established in Approved Vesting Tentative Maps

By Travis Brooks The Fourth District Court of Appeal has provided some clarity on previously undecided [...]

Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Final Rule Updating NEPA’s Implementing Regulations

Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Final Rule Updating NEPA’s Implementing Regulations

By Sam Bivins and Meredith Nikkel The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published a final [...]

California Court of Appeal Offers Its Solution to Redevelopment Area Tax Increment Payment Calculations

California Court of Appeal Offers Its Solution to Redevelopment Area Tax Increment Payment Calculations

By Travis Brooks After  the California Legislature disbanded more than 400 redevelopment agencies in 2011, county [...]