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Subdivision Map Act in California

Avoid costly mistakes – get practical tips on interpreting subdivision rules and procedures. Take advantage of this timely opportunity to boost your income by learning about the complex subdivision process under California law. Even in the current economy, you can be successful – and even prosper – in subdividing real property. Discover how the subdivision process interacts with other land use processes. Take the guesswork out of complying with statutory requirements. Purchase this audio and manual and get critical updates and practical pointers. Benefits for You - Comply with various legal requirements for subdivision plats and site plans - Know the interplay and exceptions of the Subdivision Map Act - Adhere to complicated guidelines governing vested rights - Properly negotiate exactions, conditions and mitigation fees
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Subdivision Concept
— Lloyd Pilchen, LS, Esq.
  • Policy of Subdivision Map Act
  • Antiquated Subdivisions
  • What the Map Act Applies to and Doesn't
  • Lot Line Adjustment, Deed Cut, Lot Tie, Merger
  • Mobile Homes
  • Map Act and Real Estate Transactions
  • Tract Map, Parcel Map, Tentative Map
The Map Act in Context
— Tamar C. Stein, Esq.
  • The Relationship of the Map Act to Planning, Zoning and Other Approvals
  • California Environmental Quality Act
  • Understanding Fees, Exactions and Dedications
Approval Procedure
— Lloyd Pilchen, LS, Esq.
  • Steps From Application to Final Map
  • Role of Surveyor/Engineer
  • Land Surveyors Act, Permit Streamlining Act
  • Role of Public Agency
  • Road/Easement Dedication and Vacation
Subdivision Maps and Vested Rights
— Michael W. Shonafelt
  • The Source of the Vested Rights Doctrine
  • When Does the Vested Right Mature Under the Subdivision Map Act?
  • What Is the Scope of the Vested Right?
  • From Tentative Map to Final Map: What Rights Accrue to a Developer?
  • Vesting Tentative Maps – What Do They Offer?
  • Life of Tentative Maps, Map Extensions
  • Vested Rights and Old Maps
  • Case Studies
After Map Approval
— Tamar C. Stein, Esq.
  • Local Agency Remedies
  • Phased Final Maps
  • Map Amendments
  • Reversions and Exclusions
  • Lawsuits, Judicial Review
  • New Issues
  • Legislation and Recent Case Law
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Michael W. Shonafelt

Michael W. Shonafelt – Moderator

Newmeyer & Dillion LLP

  • Partner at Newmeyer & Dillion LLP and specializes in land use and environmental law
  • Practice encompasses all phases of the land entitlement process and addresses all matters pertaining to the Planning and Zoning Law, CEQA, NEPA, the Coastal Act and the Subdivision Map Act
  • Member of numerous professional and civic organizations, currently serves as a founding member of the board of directors of the California Wireless Association
  • J.D. degree, Loyola Law School; M.A. degree in education and a B.A. degree in philosophy, California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Can be contacted at 949-854-7000 or [email protected]
Lloyd Pilchen, LS, Esq.

Lloyd Pilchen, LS, Esq.

Olivarez Madruga, LLP

  • Of Counsel with Olivarez Madruga, LLP; municipal, land use and environmental law
  • Advises city councils, commissions; drafts ordinances and agreements, e.g. wireless siting, affordable housing, development agreements
  • Represents private clients and litigates real property matters involving zoning, land development, code enforcement
  • Advises on regulatory matters such as NPDES permits and the State Water Board
  • His articles have appeared in Municipal Lawyer, The American Surveyor, and Los Angeles Daily News
  • J.D. degree, USC Law School; B.A. degree, University of Illinois; licensed land surveyor
  • Can be contacted at 213-744-0099 or www.omlawyers.com
Tamar C. Stein, Esq.

Tamar C. Stein, Esq.

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP

  • Partner at Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP and past co-chair of the Land Use and Natural Resources Team; Cox Castle & Nicholson was selected as 2015 “Law Firm of the Year” in Land Use and Zoning Law by U.S. News & World Report - Best Lawyers - “Best Law Firms”
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of land development and use, the entitlement process and environmental regulation, including the Subdivision Map Act, CEQA, development permitting, regulatory takings and climate change
  • Appears before local, state and federal agencies and in state and federal courts throughout California
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on the Subdivision Map Act, the Development Approval Process in California and CEQA: the California Environmental Quality Act and speaks on land use topics at law schools
  • Participated in statewide CEQA reform committees
  • J.D. degree, Order of the Coif, UCLA School of Law; B.A. degree in history, magna cum laude, University of California at Berkeley
  • Can be contacted at 310-284-2248 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 393545
Published 2014
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