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Land Use

Meyers Nave’s expertise in Land Use law is demonstrated by the fact that clients rely on us to handle their largest, most complicated and often most controversial land use related legal and regulatory matters. We serve as lead transaction and litigation counsel for many of the most innovative and highest profile institutional, civil infrastructure and economic development projects undertaken by public agencies, private enterprise and public-private partnerships throughout California.

Our attorneys help clients navigate a myriad of complex and interrelated local, state and federal land use laws and regulations, ranging from CEQA, NEPA and ESA to critical issues regarding general and specific plans, conditional use and variances, zoning and subdivision, and development agreements and fees. Meyers Nave’s leadership in land use law is underscored by two attorneys who have served, since 2006, as co-managing editors and chapter authors of California Land Use Practice, the state’s most comprehensive treatise on land use law annually published by the Continuing Education of the Bar.

Our primary areas of expertise include CEQA, NEPA, State Planning and Zoning Law, Coastal Act, Tidelands Trust, Subdivision Map Act, Cortese-Knox-Hertzberg Act, Mitigation Fee Act, LAFCO, Historic Preservation Act, among many others.