Judicial Review of a Local Land Use Decision

February 23, 2024


The bill requires a court to award reasonable attorney fees to a prevailing governmental entity in an action for judicial review of a local land use decision involving residential use with a net project density of 5 dwelling units per acre or more, except for an action brought by the land use applicant before the governmental entity. Filing an action for judicial review of a local land use decision does not affect the validity of the local land use decision. The bill authorizes a governmental entity and the public to rely on the local land use decision in good faith for all purposes until the action for judicial review is resolved.

Legislative Updates

  • 2024-05-08 / Enrolled
    Sent to the Governor
    Signed by the President of the Senate
    Signed by the Speaker of the House
  • 2024-04-23
    Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
  • 2024-04-22
    Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
  • 2024-04-17
    Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
  • 2024-03-15
    Introduced in Senate - Assigned to Judiciary
  • 2024-03-11
    House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
  • 2024-03-08
    House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
  • 2024-01-25 / Introduced
    Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation, Housing & Local Government

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