The firm has extensive experience in the environmental review of land use and zoning matters under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). Rob Glushon, the firm’s President, has over 40 years’ experience in CEQA matters as an attorney but also as a former City Commissioner on the Board of Zoning Appeals and as President of the Environmental Quality Board. Kristina Kropp also has substantial experience in CEQA matters including favorable results for clients in CEQA litigation.
Administrative Land Use CEQA Process
The firm represents both applicants and impacted parties in CEQA issues before city zoning officials, planning commissions, city councils, county boards of supervisors and other agencies involving Categorical Exemptions, Negative Declarations, Mitigated Negative Declarations and Environmental Impact Reports.
The firm represents both applicants and impacted parties in CEQA litigation known as writs of mandate. Such litigation has including important landmark and published cases.