Legislative Information

On March 16, 2017, APA Orange Section and the Planning Directors Association of Orange County (PDAOC) hosted the annual legislative update. David Snow, AICP of Richards, Watson & Gershon provided an update of significant legislation from 2016 that impact the planning profession. Topics included:

  1. General Plan
  2. CEQA/ GHG
  3. Water Supply / Water Conservation
  4. Permit Streamlining
  5. Housing (ADU / Density Bonus)
  6. Marjuana
  7. Wireless
  8. Massage
  9. Community / Economic Development
  10. Coastal Commission
  11. Outdoor Advertising
  12. Code Enforcement
  13. LAFCO


A copy of the PowerPoint Presentation is available for download HERE. This presentation is a valuable resource as it contains a summary of many important legislative bills and their implications to the planning profession.