by William Fulton on Oct 8, 2023
Builder's Remedy, CEQA, Davis, Housing, Housing Accountability Act, Permit Streamlining ACt
In a new lawsuit, the developer claims the city stalled the application so long it amounted to a denial. The city claims it is processing the developer's builder's remedy application.
by William Fulton on Apr 16, 2023
Ballot-Box Zoning, Builder's Remedy, Davis, Encinitas, Housing Accountability Act
Davis situation highlights the growing tension between local ballot measures requiring voter approval and the Housing Accountability Act's restrictions on project denial.
by William Fulton on Jan 17, 2022
Davis, Housing, Mixed Use, Objective Standards, Sustainable Communities Environmental Assessment
Despite concern about "transition" and "architectural fit," appellate court reverse judge's ruling that Trackside violates city policies. The court noted that there weren't really any objective standards to measure the project against.