News Categorized: Legislation

2013 Legislative Update

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Implementation of AB 1616 Cottage Food Facilities in Residential Areas Many local governments are in the process of approving ordinances to implement the planning and zoning provisions of AB 1616, which goes into effect January 1, 2013. AB 161...

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Legislative Update September 2012

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The legislature ended its two-year session on Friday, August 31st. A number of gut and amended measures turned up the last few weeks of session, and a number of other bills saw extensive amendments with little time for review or chance for ...

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Department of Conservation Scoping Workshop

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The Department of Conservation, Division of Land Resource Protection (DLRP), is hosting a scoping workshop to discuss the possible adoption of regulations needed to implement provisions of SB 618 – Wolk, Local government: Solar‐use easement....

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Revised Infill Streamlining Guidelines (SB 226)

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The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) is pleased to announce that it has released a revised draft of updates to the CEQA Guidelines addressing streamlining for infill development pursuant to SB 226 (Simitian, 2011). Many ...

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LEGISLATURE RETURNING IN JANUARY

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APA California Legislative Update – November/December BY SANDE GEORGE, APA CALIFORNIA LOBBYIST STEFAN/GEORGE ASSOCIATES LEGISLATURE RETURNING IN JANUARY All has been quiet at the Capitol while legislators are on winter interim and waiti...

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GOVERNOR VETOES AB 1220

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The Governor decided to veto AB 1220 on Sunday – the last day he was able to take action on a bill. This bill was modeled after AB 602 from last year, which was also vetoed by then Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. While it was vetoed last year,...

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