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Endless process is a regular feature of California land use and infrastructure. Here's a rundown of our favorite stalemates -- and a request that you provide us with your own!
Coastal Act, Mobile Homes, Permit Streamlining Act, San Juan CapistranoCourt Upholds "Deemed Approved" Status for Mobile Home Expansions in San Juan Capistrano.
Rick Cole, the consummate California urbanist, is the new executive director of the Congress for the New Urbanism.
In a case from San Francisco, high court punches another hole in the Williamson County doctrine.
During the pandemic year, apartments and condominiums in those two markets surged. Everywhere else, housing permits went down.
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Bills to allow "plexes" and apartments near transit by right move forward, as does bill to eliminate parking requirements near transit.
CP&DR webinar highlights nuts-and-bolts of how cities will deal with eliminating single-family zoning. The panel was co-sponsored by the Terner Center and California APA.
Appellate court strikes down CEQA challenge on bridge project, saying the impact of wildfire safety issues on the project isn't a topic of analysis.
Amid pressure from community groups, Inland Empire cities reconsider benefits of big warehouses.
Major auto testing and technology center likely to move forward -- even though the plan has been shot down by the voters once.
In exchange for vested rights from the City of San Jose, Google has committed to an unprecedented investment in infrastructure, affordable housing, and community benefits.
Simi Valley may appel superior Court ruling on 108-unit project, claiming it is a commercial enterprise not a residential use.
An estimated $100 billion windfall yields generous proposed investments in land use in Gov. Newsom's May Revise
Though not a precedent, the case shoots down voter rejection of housing project in Oceanside.
Cities across California are eliminating parking minimums in order to reduce automobile dependency and promote better urban design. The state legislature is getting in on the act too.
It's no surprise that the inland areas are still growing. But the big shocker is that the Bay Area is hanging on -- and L.A. is not.
In a case from Santa Barbara, an appellate court ruled that such regulations are a "development" that must be dealt with in the Local Coastal Plan or through a Coastal Development Permit.
Court also concludes the requirement calling for all roads to be built before any private development is constructed runs afoul of the Nollan/Dolan doctrine.
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