Seminar: Subdivision Map Act in California

This one-day seminar provides guidelines for effective use of the Subdivision Map Act. The instructors will discuss the responsibilities and powers of local agencies under the Act, as well as particular issues regarding when the Act applies.

Full schedule of classes about California's Subdivision Map Act

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  • August 25, 2016 – Tulare
  • Latest Land Use Law Articles

    Sierra Club v. Napa: Sequential Lot Line Adjustments are Consistent with the Subdivision
    Map Act and are Exempt from CEQA

    Mike Durkee Authors Article Regarding Time Periods As Applicable To Vested Rights Available Under the Subdivision Map Act

    Master Subdivision Improvement Agreement For The Waterstone (Bordoni Ranch) Subdivision

    Land Subdivision Improvement Agreement For Phase ___Of the Waterstone (Bordoni Ranch) Subdivision

    Subdivision Improvement Agreement For Phase 1B/I of the Waterstone (Bordoni Ranch) Subdivision

    Receiving a parcel as a gift and then subdivide that parcel into four new parcels using a parcel map

    Are the parcels shown on maps recorded before 1929 legal? Understand recognition of lots created by subdivision maps recorded between 1893 and 1928.

    The Applicable Rules Whether a Parcel Map or a Tentative/Final Map is Required

    Better A Distressed Property Than A Distressed Client: An Overview of Land Use Due Diligence

    Protect Your Development Approvals During Market Cycles

    Subdivision Map Act’s procedural requirements for filing a lawsuit

    New developments in: Land Use Law, Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law

    Are Solar Thermal Facilities Compatible with the Williamson Act?

    What is the law concerning the approval of Tentative and Final Maps when property mapped is annexed into an existing city or is part of a new city?

    Does a Certificate of Compliance on a parcel extinguish the underlying historic parcels?

    Lot Line Adjustments

    Suggested conditions of approval for maximizing and protecting your subdivision map

    Are the local ordinances of cities and counties required to characterize the approval of an LLA as a “discretionary” approval?

    In California, land use is increasingly tied to climate change policy

    The Bay Area Air District’s New CEQA Thresholds of Significance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Answer Certain Questions, Raise Others

    A Modern Perspective on the Williamson Act: Conservation, Confusion, and Controversy

    Are Solar Farms Compatible with the Williamson Act?