by William Fulton on Apr 19, 2022
Coastal Commission, Manhattan Beach, Short-Term Rentals
Manhattan Beach tried to retrofit an old ordinance to cover short-term rentals without Coastal Commission approval. It didn't work.
by William Fulton on Apr 18, 2021
Coastal Commission, Easements, Maibu
Appellate court rejects all of a Malibu property owners arguments in dispute over a gate and structure located on a Coastal Conservancy easement.
by William Fulton on Dec 21, 2020
Coastal Commission, Laguna Beach
The property owners undertook a major renovation -- apparently beyond what the Coastal Development Permit allowed -- with city permits but without out telling the Coastal Commission.
by William Fulton on Apr 5, 2020
Agriculture, Coastal Commission, Malibu, Santa Monica Mountains, Vineyards
Appellate court says landowners didn't provide any compelling reason for the Coastal Commission not to prohibit them.
by William Fulton on Feb 23, 2020
Coastal Commission, Homeless, San Diego
Both appellate court and Coastal Commission side with city on conversion of Super 8 motel.
by William Fulton on Oct 22, 2019
Coastal Commission, Encinitas, San Diego Convention Center, Venice
But agency wins most other points in three appellate cases.
by William Fulton on Jul 9, 2017
California Supreme Court, Coastal Commission, Exactions, Takings
In a blow to the Pacific Legal Foundation, the California Supreme Court rules that Encinitas landowners can't simultaneously sue and build. >>read more
by William Fulton on Apr 25, 2017
Coastal Commission, Permits, San Diego, Statute of Limitations
Appellate court overturns trial judge's ruling blocking Mission Beach structure. >>read more
by William Fulton on Apr 3, 2017
Banning Ranch, CEQA, Coastal Commission, ESHA, Newport Beach
Court overturns appellate court in controversial case about Banning Ranch in Newport Beach. >>read more
by CP&DR Staff on Sep 9, 2016
Coastal Commission, Newport Beach, Orange County
A proposed development in Newport Beach that has become a crucible for the California Coastal Commission was overwhelmingly rejected, 9-1. >>read more