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Free Speech Law for On Premise Signs 2022 Edition, a book by Professor Daniel R. Mandelker, is available here for download.

For the 2023 supplement click here.

Designing Planned Communities, a book by Professor Daniel R. Mandelker, is available here for download. The images included in the book are available here.

For Articles by Professor Mandelker, click here.


ABA Model Land Use Procedures Act

The American Bar Association adopted a model land use procedures code. You can access the code here and the appendix here. For a brochure about the Model Act, click here.


Recent Additions

June 12, 2024

Move Eden Housing v. City of Livermore, 100 Cal. App. 5th 263 (2024) to Cases.

Sheetz v. County of El Dorado, California, 144 S. Ct. 893 (2024) to Cases.

City of Las Vegas v. 180 Land Co. LLC, 546 P.3d 1239 (2024) to Cases.

Hignell v. City of New Orleans, Slip Copy 2024 WL 838217 (U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana 2024). to Cases.

Redwood City, California Downtown Precise Plan to Plans.

New Orleans Short Term Rental Ordinance (2023) to Ordinances.

February 27, 2024

Discovery Builders, Inc. v. City of Oakland, 992 Cal.App.5th 799 (2023) to Cases.

Vision Warriors Church, Inc. v. Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, 2024 WL 125969 (C.D. CA  2023) to Cases.

Brookline Opportunities, LLC v. Town of Brookline, 2023 WL 4405659  (U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire. 2023) to Cases.

Breaking Ground: An Examination of Effective State Housing Reforms in 2023 (Mercatus Center 2023), Eli Kahn & Salim Furth to Articles and Reports.

Minneapolis Land Use Reforms Offer a Blueprint for Housing Affordability (Pew 2024), by Linlin Liang, Adam Staveski & Alex Horowitz to Articles and Reports.

New Pathways to Encourage Housing Production: A Review of California’s Recent Housing Legislation (Terner Center 2023), William Fulton, et al., to Articles and Reports.