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Strawberry Fields Forever – Coastal Commission Failed to Complete Environmental Review Before Project’s Approval Under Certified Regulatory Program and Engaged in Post Hoc Analysis

In Friends v. Cal. Coastal Commission (Nov. 15, 2021, H048088, H04809) __ Cal.App.5th __ [2021 Cal.App. LEXIS 1038], the Sixth District Court of Appeal found that the California Coastal Commission (Coastal Commission) violated CEQA by approving a coastal development permit without making specific findings about project alternatives and mitigation measures pursuant to the Coastal Commission’s … Continue Reading

Fourth District Court of Appeal Rejects Mahon Interpretation of the Streamlining Act Notice Requirements

In Linovitz Capo Shores LLC v. California Coastal Commission (2021) 65 Cal. App. 5th 1106, the Fourth District Court of Appeal found that the California Coastal Commission’s (Commission) failure to act on a series of mobilehome renovation permits constituted an approval under the Permit Streamlining Act, despite the fact the Commission’s notice did not specify … Continue Reading
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