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June 06, 2018

PLF supports challenge to Coastal Commission unconstitutional condition

Today, we submitted an amicus brief in the California court of appeal in San Diego Unified Port District v. California Coastal Commission. The case concerns the Port’s attempts to modify its land-use plan for Harbor Island, a popular tourist spot in San Diego Bay. The Commission denied the Port’s requested modification (which would fac ...

July 08, 2014

Has the California Coastal Commission read Koontz?

Evidently not.  This week the Commission is meeting in Ventura, California, and one of the items it’s considering is a request from the City of Ventura to change the zoning on a few undeveloped coastal parcels, to accommodate a possible residential development proposal.  The Commission’s staff is concerned because it would rather have ...

July 28, 2010

Oregon board finds airport easement ordinance unconstitutional

Author: Daniel Himebaugh The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals has ruled that a City of Hillsboro ordinance requiring property owners to dedicate an avigation easement as a condition on property development is facially unconstitutional.  The ruling affects over 7,000 parcels located near the Hillsboro Airport, according to the weekly newslette ...