Wow! A Landowner Wins a Regulatory Taking Case in California

We are on the road at the moment, without access to our usual resources, but we hear that the California Court of Appeal just affirmed a trial court judgment finding that a county’s regulatory conduct amounted to a temporary regulatory taking, awarding substantial damages and attorneys fees — a total award just short of a million dollars. Lockaway v. County of Alameda, May 9, 2013, First Appellate District (San Francisco).

To get further details and the text of the opinion, go to our usual source of good stuff, the blog of our colleague Robert Thomas; www.inversecondemnation.com

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