California Court Places a Limit on the Expansion of Legal Nonconforming Mining Operations

On March 6, 2019, the California First District Court of Appeal, in Point San Pedro Road Coalition v. County of Marin (2019) 245 Cal.Rptr.3d 580, considered whether import of asphalt grindings was within a mine’s legal nonconforming use or whether it was an impermissible expansion or enlargement. The court found that the import improperly expanding […]

Proposal to add density near transit stations in California fails at first hurdle

A state bill that would have brought denser housing to areas around transit stations, in an effort to alleviate California’s housing crisis, is dead after failing to receive enough votes before the state senate’s transportation and housing committee. Several lawmakers said they supported the bill’s goal of creating additional housing, in areas where the state […]

Two Mitchell Chadwick Attorneys Chosen For 2017 Super Lawyers List

Mitchell Chadwick LLP Is Pleased To Announce That Two Of Its Attorneys Have Been Chosen For The 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers List G. Braiden Chadwick and Patrick G. Mitchell were again selected for the Northern California Super Lawyers List in the practice areas of Land Use and Zoning law. More information is available at […]

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