by William Fulton on Dec 3, 2023
El Dorado County, Exactions, Inclusionary Housing, Nollan/Dolan, San Jose
They could simply box in California cities on nexus and proportionality. Or, led by Thomas and Alito, they could throw the bomb and say development is a right and not a privilege
by William Fulton on Oct 3, 2023
El Dorado County, Exactions, Fees, Nollan, U.S. Supreme Court
By taking a development fee case from El Dorado County, the U.S. Supreme Court may have the chance to narrow current limitations on exactions -- or get rid of them altogether.
by William Fulton on May 10, 2021
Ballot Measures, El Dorado County, Exactions, General Plan, Traffic Mitigation
Court also concludes the requirement calling for all roads to be built before any private development is constructed runs afoul of the Nollan/Dolan doctrine.
by William Fulton on Jul 9, 2017
California Supreme Court, Coastal Commission, Exactions, Takings
In a blow to the Pacific Legal Foundation, the California Supreme Court rules that Encinitas landowners can't simultaneously sue and build. >>read more
by William Fulton on Jun 25, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court has tightened the screws on exactions, ruling in a case from Florida that government agencies must follow the Nollan/Dolan doctrine – even when a permit is denied and when the exaction involves money as well as property.