Processed land use approvals for the golf courses of Boulder Ridge, San Juan Oaks, Cinnabar Hills, and CordeValle. In the case of Boulder Ridge, defended environmental challenge in court and successfully prosecuted inverse action over excess open space dedication, then negotiated settlement. Also represented various recreation clubs regarding permit compliance and Garrod Farms Riding Stables and Winery in Saratoga for a variety of land use ??? both city and county.
Processed general plan amendments and zoning for Silicon Valley industrial campuses such as Syntex in Evergreen and IBM’s Almaden Research Lab on 600 acres in south San Jose. Processed the permit for the Great Mall renovation in Milpitas for Swerdlow Co., for Home Depot and other big box retailers.
Processed local, state and federal land use approvals for new and expanding sanitary landfills and recycling centers, including Kirby Canyon, Guadalupe, Recology Zanker Resource Recovery, Z-Best Compost and Recology. Successfully defended environmental challenges to Kirby Canyon and Guadalupe Landfills. Also processed permits for Stevens Creek and Lexington quarries.
Processed general plan amendments and zoning for several residential developments, including Silver Creek Planned Residential Community of 1500 homes and golf course in the Evergreen hillside area.