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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

Ninth Circuit Finds Forest Service Failed to Explain How Project Complied with the Roadless Area Conservation Rule

Ninth Circuit Finds Forest Service Failed to Explain How Project Complied with the Roadless Area Conservation Rule

By James Purvis The State of Alaska and Safari Club International (a hunting organization) filed suits [...]

California Court of Appeal Holds City’s Ban on Short-Term Rentals in Coastal Zone Constituted An Amendment Requiring Coastal Commission Approval

California Court of Appeal Holds City’s Ban on Short-Term Rentals in Coastal Zone Constituted An Amendment Requiring Coastal Commission Approval

By Bridget McDonald In an April 6, 2022 published decision, the Second District Court of Appeal upheld [...]

California Supreme Court Finds Issue Exhaustion Is Not a Prerequisite to Seeking Judicial Review of Business Improvement District Assessments Under Proposition 218

By Bridget McDonald The California Supreme Court in Hill RHF Housing Partners, L.P. v. City of [...]

California Court of Appeal Finds City Did Not Violate CEQA By Failing to Summarize Revisions to Previously Circulated Programmatic EIR In Recirculated Draft

California Court of Appeal Finds City Did Not Violate CEQA By Failing to Summarize Revisions to Previously Circulated Programmatic EIR In Recirculated Draft

By Bridget McDonald In the partially published opinion the Fourth District Court of Appeal held, for [...]