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California Farmer Sues to Block Coastal Land-Use Plan Intended to Encourage Family Farms
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

A former turkey farmer has filed a lawsuit against Marin County, California, alleging that a land-use ordinance intended to encourage

CT General Assembly Override Changes Affordable Housing Land Use Appeals Procedure
  • Murtha Cullina LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

During a veto session on Monday, July 24th, the Connecticut General Assembly overrode Governor Malloy's veto of H.B. 6880 (Public Act No. 17-170). The

City Council Land Use Committee Approves Midtown East Rezoning
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

On Thursday, July 27, the New York City Council’s Land Use Committee approved a long-awaited change to the zoning rules for East Midtown. The

Beware of the possibility of new land use restrictions
  • Pitblado LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2017

You wish to buy land and develop some improvement(s) on it. You complete your purchase, take title and apply for a building permit to your local

Supreme Disappointment: High Court’s Narrow Opinion In SANDAG RTPSCS EIR Case Offers Little Guidance On CEQA GHG Analysis
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • July 17 2017

On July 13, 2017, the California Supreme Court rendered a 6-1 decision holding that the San Diego Association of Governments’ (SANDAG) 2011 EIR for

NJ Appellate Division Reverses Trial Court in Interpretation of MLUL Notice Requirements
  • Day Pitney LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2017

On June 28, the New Jersey Appellate Division reversed a trial court decision and ruled that a notice of public hearing was sufficient under the

Land Use Regulation of Cannabis Ag: Over-regulation, Moratoriums, and Outright Bans When Compromise Should Be the Answer
  • Greenspoon Marder, P.A.
  • USA
  • July 6 2017

Siting a property for cannabis production can be difficult. Onerous land use regulations and skepticism by some locales on the legitimacy of the

Moratorium lifted on registration of Indigenous Land Use Agreements
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • July 3 2017

Following the enactment of the Native Title Amendment (Indigenous Land Use Agreements) Act 2017 on 22 June 2017, the National Native Title Tribunal

Voters May Not Usurp City’s Administrative Land Use Authority Through Initiative Process
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

In The Park at Cross Creek LLC v. City of Malibu (2nd Dist. 2017), ___Cal.App.5th___ (Case No. B271620), the Court addressed the validity of a voter

SCOTUS Announces New Multi-Factor Test to Determine the Relevant Parcel in Regulatory Takings Cases
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 29 2017

On June 23, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States finally decided Murr v. Wisconsin, __ U.S. __ (2017) (Case No. 15-214), a case that addressed