Case Studies: Land Use Legal Matters

Along with land use planning services, RPI has also provides consulting services relating to land use legal matters.  This usually occurs it two ways.  First we provide expert witnessing services for eminent domain and other land planning disputes.  Clientel is evenly split between public agencies and private property owners that dispute agency acquisition compensation offers.  Some of our clients have included: Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District, school districts, Oakland Housing Authority and numerous private property owners.  Second, RPI assists cities, property owners and developers in securing land development entitlements through jurisdictional planning processes and permit processing.