The California Land Use & Development Law Report
Legal Commentary on Planning and Development
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90-Day Limitations Period in Government Code § 65009 Applied to Political Reform Act Challenge to Land-Use Permits
A suit seeking to set aside land-use approvals based on an alleged bribery scheme in violation of the Political Reform Act was subject to the 90-day statute of limitations for actions challenging land-use decisions. AIDS Healthcare Foundation v. City of Los Angeles, No. B311144 (2nd Dist., Dec. 14, 2022). A federal criminal investigation revealed that... Continue Reading…
CEQA Categorical Exemption Must Be Agendized under Brown Act
The City of Thousand Oaks violated the Ralph M. Brown Act by adopting a CEQA exemption without having listed the exemption as an item on its agenda for at least 72 hours before the meeting. G.I. Industries v. City of Thousand Oaks 84 Cal. App. 5th 814 (2022). Petitioner challenged a decision by the City... Continue Reading…