Contact Attorney: Susan Yount Apy
The Firm has extensive, hands-on familiarity with all aspects of development and planning law, including:
- adoption, amendment, interpretation and implementation of General Plans, specific plans, building codes, subdivision requirements, zoning codes, design regulations, public art programs, density bonus programs, façade improvements programs and cultural heritage rules; and
- review, conditional approval, denial, interpretation and implementation of entitlements such as conditional use permits, variances, site plan reviews and architectural reviews.
The Firm has extensive, hands-on familiarity with all aspects of the California and Federal environmental quality laws, including:
- adoption, amendment, interpretation and implementation of CEQA, State CEQA Guidelines, local CEQA Guidelines; and
- preparation, review, certification, adoption, interpretation and use of initial environmental studies, EIRs (including, project specific, master, tiered, supplemental, subsequent, addenda), negative declarations, categorical exemptions, statements of overriding considerations and mitigation monitoring program.