justice-smiles-red-large.pngWashington Real Estate attorney’s may be interested to take note that the WSBA’s Real Property Deskbook series (4th ed. 2012) Vol. 5: Land Use Planning and WSBA’s Real Property Deskbook series (4th ed. 2012) Vol. 6: Land Use Development are now available for order.

My library currently includes Volumes 1-4 in this series. And as I have stated before, I find these deskbooks to be extremely well thought-through, presented, and most importantly easy to negotiate.

Volume 5: Land Use Planning has the following chapters:

Chapter 1. Growth Management Act
Chapter 2. Comprehensive Plans
Chapter 3. Population Identification and Allocation
Chapter 4. Resource Lands—Designation and Conservation
Chapter 5. Critical Areas
Chapter 6. Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Act
Chapter 7. Annexations, Incorporation, and Boundary Review Boards
Chapter 8. Zoning
Chapter 9. Transportation and Land Use
Chapter 10. Housing
Chapter 11. Historic Preservation
Chapter 12. Regulation of Adult Entertainment
Chapter 13. Growth Management Hearings Board
Chapter 14. State Environmental Policy Act— Programmatic/Planned Actions/SEPA-GMA
Chapter 15. Shoreline Planning and Regulation
Chapter 16. Coastal Zone Management and Watershed Planning
Chapter 17. Puget Sound Partnership
Chapter 18. The Public Trust Doctrine
Chapter 19. Regulatory Taking and Inverse Condemnation
Chapter 20. Federal Public Lands

Volume 6: Land Use Development contains these chapters:

Chapter 1. State Environmental Policy Act—Project Level Review
Chapter 2. Subdivision of Land
Chapter 3. Dedication and Vacation
Chapter 4. PUDs, Binding Site Plans, and Other Innovative Land Use Controls
Chapter 5. Commercial Development
Chapter 6. Washington Land Development Act
Chapter 7. Development Exactions and Impact Fees
Chapter 8. Development Agreements
Chapter 9. Transfer of Development Rights
Chapter 10. Shoreline Substantial Development
Chapter 11. Water Rights
Chapter 12. State-Owned Public Lands
Chapter 13. Mining Law—Surface Mining Regulations, Federal Mining Regulations
Chapter 14. Forest Practices
Chapter 15. Land Use Appeals and Judicial Review – Administrative Procedure Act and Other Remedies
Chapter 16. Land Use Appeals and Litigation—Land Use Petition Act
Chapter 17. Land Use Damages Actions — Project Delay, Conditions, Denial
Chapter 18. Mediation and Voluntary Resolution of Environmental, Natural Resource, and Land Use Conflicts
Chapter 19. Nuisance & Trespass in Land Use Cases

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