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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California Court of Appeal Upholds Application of CEQA Urban Infill Exemption to Gas Station Project

California Court of Appeal Upholds Application of CEQA Urban Infill Exemption to Gas Station Project

By Travis Brooks In a case filed on September 28, 2021 and certified for publication on [...]

Biden Administration Begins Process of Reversing Trump-Era Amendments to NEPA Regulations—CEQ Releases Proposed Rule

Biden Administration Begins Process of Reversing Trump-Era Amendments to NEPA Regulations—CEQ Releases Proposed Rule

By Deborah Quick The Bident administration has begun the process of reversing various Trump administration amendments [...]

California Passes Three Key Housing Bills this Legislative Year to Streamline CEQA Review for Certain Housing Projects

California Passes Three Key Housing Bills this Legislative Year to Streamline CEQA Review for Certain Housing Projects

By Madeline Weisman and Hina Gupta In the current legislative year, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed over [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Finality Requirement’ for Regulatory Takings Claim Does Not Require Exhaustion of State Administrative Remedies

U.S. Supreme Court Finds ‘Finality Requirement’ for Regulatory Takings Claim Does Not Require Exhaustion of State Administrative Remedies

By Bridget McDonald The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a unanimous per curium opinion in Pakdel [...]