Land Use - Entitlement

Miller Starr Regalia attorneys are skilled at handling every aspect of the entitlement and administrative appeal process in jurisdictions throughout California. Among others, Miller Starr Regalia routinely advises clients on the following areas:

  • CEQA
  • NEPA
  • General plans, specific plans, and zoning
  • Subdivision Map Act
  • Local government
  • Exactions, dedications, and fees
  • Initiatives and referenda
  • LAFCO/boundary changes
  • Special district formation (CFD, GHAD, CSA)
  • Vested rights
  • Water supply and other infrastructure
  • Density bonus
  • Prevailing wage
  • Natural resources
  • Eminent domain and takings
  • Mitigation Fee Act
  • Permit Streamlining Act
  • Public Records Act
  • Brown Act
  • Coastal Act

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November 5, 2020

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Gives Miller Starr Regalia Tier 1 Ranking For 10th Consecutive Year In Commercial Litigation, Land Use and Zoning Law And Real Estate Law In The “Best Law Firms” 2021 Edition

Miller Starr Regalia (MSR), a preeminent California real estate law firm for more than 50 years, announced today that for the 10th consecutive year it has been named by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®  a Tier 1 law firm in the Oakland metropolitan area for three practice areas -- commercial litigation, land use and zoning law and real estate law. In addition, MSR received a Tier 2 ranking for construction law in the Oakland metropolitan area and a Tier 2 ranking for real estate law in the San Francisco metropolitan area.