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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

Federal Government and Center For Biological Diversity Reach Settlement over ‘Wild And Scenic’ Rivers

The U.S. Forest Service (USFS) and U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) settled a lawsuit [...]

California Court of Appeal Holds Voters May Not Approve Development Agreements By Initiative

The Fourth District Court of Appeal reversed a Superior Court ruling and held that approval [...]

California Supreme Court Finds Voter Referendum Is Not Automatically Invalid Due to Resulting Inconsistency Between General Plan and Zoning Ordinance

In a case dealing with a petition filed by a city in connection with a [...]

California Adopts Wildfire Prevention and Emergency Response Legislation

On August 31, 2018, California’s legislature passed Senate Bill 901, which includes a bundle of [...]