California Coastal Commission denies petition

December 18, 2014 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Last Friday, the California Coastal Commission denied our petition, submitted on behalf of the Beach & Bluff Conservancy, to repeal the Commission’s after-the-fact permit fee regulation.  The Commission concluded that charging presumptively five times, and in no case less than twice, what it would charge for a comparable before-the-fact ...


Landowners to Coastal Commission : no more punitive permit fees!

November 06, 2014 | By DAMIEN SCHIFF

Today, Pacific Legal Foundation submitted a petition to the California Coastal Commission requesting the rescission of that agency’s after-the-fact permit fee regulation.  The petition, filed on behalf of the Beach and Bluff Conservancy (a coastal landowners organization), argues that the Commission’s regulation illegally imposes a pun ...