Articles

Results 1 to 5 of 6


County of San Diego’s Latest Effort to Adopt an Adequate Climate Action Plan Fails

USA - June 17 2020 On June 12th, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, filed its decision in Golden Door Properties LLC v. County of San Diego, __ Cal.App…

Developers of single- and multi-family density bonus projects should submit their applications now

USA - December 5 2014 On January 1, 2015, California Assembly Bill 2222 (Nazarian) goes into effect and modifies the State's Density Bonus Law by establishing significant…

Sheri L. Bonstelle

California Supreme Court to local agencies: hypothetical future baselines in CEQA are not per se improper in all cases, but likely are improper in the vast majority

USA - August 5 2013 An August 5, 2013, the California Supreme Court provided some additional flexibility to local agencies in deciding what conditions properly…

CEQA: Sunnyvale Court affirms use of multiple baseline scenarios in EIRs

USA - November 23 2011 A recent court decision upheld the use of multiple scenarios in a traffic analysis in an environmental impact report ("EIR") for a redevelopment project.

State agencies cannot use state budgetary uncertainties to escape mitigation obligations under CEQA

USA - August 5 2015 The California Supreme court determined the California State University ("CSU") could not rely solely on earmarked appropriations from the State…