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Buying and Selling Real Estate in India (Updated)

KEY FACTS OF REAL ESTATE ACQUISITIONS UNDER INDIAN LAW - INVESTMENT AND CONVEYANCE OF REAL ESTATE IN INDIA - 1. INTRODUCTION TO REAL ESTATE IN INDIA - Since the liberalization of Indian economy, the real estate...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development and Land Use Update - January 2022

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Court clears new housing near Expo Line in Los Angeles - The Real Deal – December 30 - Los Angeles may finally get the 6,000 new residential units it wanted around the Metro Expo Line light-rail route. A Los Angeles...more

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White County, Arkansas: Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment - Division of Environmental Quality and Ampler Development...

The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment – Division of Environmental Quality (“DEQ”) and Ampler Development LLC (“AD”) entered into a November 17th Electric Site Cleanup Agreement (“ESCA”). See LIS No. 21-118. ...more

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Oregon County Adopts Historic Goal Exception Allowing Beachfront Protective Structures

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At the core of Oregon’s coordinated land-use-planning law are 19 “statewide planning goals.” These goals set forth policy and directives that local governments must follow in crafting their planning ordinances and zoning...more

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NYC Council Subcommittees Approve SoHo/NoHo Rezoning, With Modifications

Today, the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises and Committee on Land Use approved the SoHo/NoHo Rezoning with modifications. In this Client Alert, we summarize the modifications and outline the final steps in...more

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Making Room for the Condo Hotel and Apartment Hotel in Miami

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With the advent of short-term rental solutions such as Sonder, Domio, Guild, and others, the private sector was significantly ahead of the curve in expanding upon housing typology. Their ultimate success was, however, limited...more

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Recent Updates Affecting the Retail, Restaurant & Hospitality Industry

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Marijuana and Zoning: Lack of Guidance Creates Unknowns…  On June 22, 2021, Governor Lamont signed Senate Bill 1201 into law. The bill, entitled “An Act Concerning Responsible and Equitable Regulation of Adult-Use...more

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Ontario aims to improve the efficiency of Planning Act decision-making and York Region Development Charges

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On October 7, 2021, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) announced two proposed legislative changes that will affect land use planning processes and costs in Ontario. The first is an amendment to the Planning...more

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The New Provisions For Multiple-Unit Housing In Single-Family Zones: The “End Of Single-Family Housing” Or Just Another Minimally...

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On September 16, 2021, Governor Newsom signed two bills that take effect on January 1, 2022, and are intended to foster more intensive residential development in existing single-family zoned areas. One of these, Senate Bill...more

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Issue Brief: End-Of-Life Challenges Facing Renewable Energy Facilities

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The first wind and solar farms in the United States were built in 1980 and 1982, respectively. The United States built the world’s very first wind farm, which was capable of producing only 600 kWh of electricity, while the...more

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Single and Separate and the Doctrine of Merger

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Generally, many property owners assume that where a lot is held in single and separate ownership they are entitled to an area variance “as of right.”  That is not entirely true.  An exception to the single and separate...more

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For Zoning Determinations, the Third Department Confirms that “Filed” Means Filed

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A New York appellate court recently issued a decision confirming that the clock for filing administrative appeals to the Zoning Board of Appeals (“ZBA”) does not begin to run until the zoning determination is filed....more

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Governor Signs 31 New Housing Laws to Address State's Housing Crisis

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Governor Gavin Newsom signed 27 housing bills into law on September 28, 2021. With the addition of the four housing bills he signed on September 16 (SB 8, 9, and 10 and AB 1174), that makes a total of 31 new housing laws set...more

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Locally Sourced Cannabis Laws: The Importance of Zoning in Cannabis Operations

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'Is it local?' isn't just a question about the source of a cannabis product; now it's a question about one of the more complex and inconsistent levels of cannabis regulation, that of the local government. Production and sale...more

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Colorado Put the Institution in Institutional Controls

Thirty-one years after enactment of CERCLA, most environmental practitioners take for granted that remedies at federal and state Superfund sites will include a blend of removal and institutional controls (ICs). This comes...more

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California Supreme Court Denies Review in Berkeley Shellmound Case Paving the Way for Housing Under SB 35

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In an exciting development regarding the validity of SB 35, the California Supreme Court on July 28, 2021, denied review of a recent First District Court of Appeal decision, Reugg & Ellsworth v. City of Berkeley that found...more

Allen Matkins

Sustainable Development and Land Use Update - July 2021 #4

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Pandemic-related suspension of CEQA noticing, posting, filing, and tribal consultation requirements and Brown Act meeting requirements set to expire September 30 - Allen Matkins – July 16 - On September 30, 2021,...more

Farrell Fritz, P.C.

Fourth Department Frenzy: Reversionary Zoning, Sewer Agreements, Site Plan Review, and Constitutional Rights

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In Riedman Acquisitions, LLC v Town Bd. of Town of Mendon, 194 AD3d 1444, 2021 NY Slip Op 02952 [4th Dept 2021], the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, addressed several significant issues concerning land development...more

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Philadelphia Zoning, Land Use, and Construction Update

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The Ballard Spahr Zoning and Land Use Team continues to monitor all aspects of the Philadelphia land use approval process, including the issuance of zoning and building permits, regulation of construction work, and zoning and...more

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Court of Appeal Enforces Permit Streamlining Act in California Coastal Zone

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In Linovitz Capo Shores LLC v. Calif. Coastal Commission (Linovitz Capo), California's Fourth District Court of Appeal applied and reconciled three different statutes. The first, the California Mobilehome Parks Act...more

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Ohio General Assembly passes S.B. 52: Changes to wind and solar siting requirements

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On June 28, 2021, the Ohio General Assembly passed Senate Bill (S.B.) 52, which places new requirements on renewable energy development in Ohio and changes to the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) process. The bill is specific...more

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New Jersey Senate to Consider Bill to Curb Warehouse “Sprawl”

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The New Jersey Senate is scheduled to consider bill S3688, which, if signed into law, would amend New Jersey’s Municipal Land Use Law (“MLUL”) to impose new procedures and requirements for the approval to develop certain...more

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Racial Equity Reports Required for Land Use Actions

On June 17, 2021, the New York City Council approved a local law (Intro No. 1572-B) that requires applicants (both City agencies and private applicants) for significant land use actions submitted on or after June 1, 2022 to...more

Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

Real Estate Alphabet Soup: Z Is for Zoning

In my last post, “Real Estate Alphabet Soup: Y Is for Yard”, I continued my primer on the “alphabet soup” of real estate. This post continues to stir the “alphabet soup” and completes the recipe with the final ingredient, the...more

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California's Pro-Housing State Legislation Prevails Over Local Voter Measures

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As Holland & Knight has previously reported, California courts have consistently enforced state housing laws that preempt land use and planning decisions by local governments. (See previous Holland & Knight alerts, "Court of...more

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