It is common practice for government agencies to condition approval of large developments on providing off-site public improvements. Road widenings, park dedications, etc., are all too familiar for California developers. When those improvements require others' property, many times the government agency utilizes eminent domain on the developer's behalf (with the developer footing the bill). But what if the agency refuses?
According to an Inside Self-Storage article, "Derrel’s Mini Storage Owner Battles City, Homeowner in CA Self-Storage Eminent Domain Case," a ...
Improving California's infrastructure continues to be a major focus across the state. We've been reporting for months the stream of funding that is making its way towards much needed transportation projects. This week California saw a major influx of additional Proposition 1B funding to the tune of $2.2 billion which will be spread across 146 highway, transit and rail projects.
- In Los Angeles, Caltrans reports that money is being spent on high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes on US 101, along with rehabilitation of the I-710, I-5, and SR-60 freeways.
- For the San Diego folks, check out ...
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