Other Planning Resources

Training & Presentations

Further Reading

Planning and Zoning in California is a complicated regulatory process shaped by local, State and Federal laws as well as judicial interpretations. The following books are specific to planning in California and may help provide applicants with a better understanding of how things work:

  • Fulton, William and Paul Shigley. Guide to California Planning. 5th Edition (or most recent). Solano Press, 2018.
  • Barclay, Cecily Talbert and Matthew S. Gray. California Land Use and Planning Law. 37th Edition (or most recent). Solano Press, 2020.
  • Herson, Albert and Gary Lucks. California Environmental Law and Policy. 2nd Edition. Solano Press, 2017.
  • Bass, Ronald, Kenneth Bogdan and Terry Rivasplata. CEQA Deskbook. 3rd Edition (or most recent). Solano Press, 2012.