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Category "California Land Use Law & Policy"

California’s Newhall Ranch Project Announces It Will Be A ‘Net Zero’ Community

Late last year, the California Supreme Court issued a broad-reaching defeat to Newhall Ranch, a [...]

California Court of Appeal Approves Use of Community Facilities Districts to Achieve Fiscal Neutrality in New Developments

In the post-Great Recession era, cities and counties are highly aware of the potential fiscal [...]

California Court of Appeal Finds the Density Bonus Act and Mello Act Are Both Subordinate to the California Coastal Act

The Second District Court of Appeal affirmed the trial court’s denial of a writ of [...]

Ninth Circuit Upholds Use of Climate Change Predictive Models as Basis for Listing Species for Protection Under the Federal Endangered Species Act

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a listing determination under the federal Endangered [...]