The California Land Use & Development Law Report
Legal Commentary on Planning and Development
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Order Denying Writ of Administrative Mandamus is a Final, Appealable Judgment
The Court of Appeal held that a ruling denying a petition for writ of mandate constitutes the final judgment in the case and triggers the 60-day period for filing an appeal. Meinhardt v. City of Sunnyvale, 76 Cal.App.5th 43 (2022). Plaintiff sought a writ of administrative mandamus challenging his suspension for engaging in speech critical... Continue Reading…
Suit Challenging City’s Interpretation of 20-Year-Old Affordable Housing Agreement Was Timely
The Court of Appeal ruled that a suit concerning an affordable housing fee that plaintiff had agreed to pay two decades earlier was still timely because the 90-day limitations period under the Subdivision Map Act did not begin to run until a dispute arose over the interpretation of provisions in the affordable housing agreement. Schmeir... Continue Reading…