San Jose

Getting Local Land Use Approvals Right

12:30 p.m. | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Photo by Unsplash user Ricardo Gomez Angel.

Earlier this year, Berkeley Law released a paper analyzing the approval and permitting processes of five Bay Area cities. Their research shows that these processes vary widely, making development more difficult and uncertain than it needs to be. Though statewide reforms have gotten attention, the inconsistency of local implementation means it’s hard to predict on-the-ground results. Join us to understand more about the paper’s findings and what comes next.

+ Aaron Aknin / City of Redwood City
+ Eric Biber / Berkeley Law
+ Giulia Gualco-Nelson / Berkeley Law
+ Rosalynn Hughey / City of San Jose
+ Moira O’Neill / Berkeley Law

Location

SPUR San Jose
76 South First Street
San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: 408.638.0083

Admission

Free for SPUR members.
$10 for non-members.

Pre-registration is not required for this event.

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