CEQA, Land Use, and Environmental Attorneys

The Law Offices of Tina Wallis, Inc. is a boutique firm focused on California’s Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), land use, and environmental law. Our attorneys guide private and public sector developers and landowners through complex entitlement and permitting processes, CEQA compliance, litigation challenging entitlements and permits, and due diligence for complex land use and environmental issues.

CEQA Strategy, Analysis, and Compliance

Complying with CEQA is challenging. Our attorneys’ extensive experience in obtaining and defending controversial land use approvals fuels an innovative, efficient approach to producing defensible CEQA documents, and a path to project completion. We carefully monitor the entire process and strategize to reach the best possible outcome for our clients.

Land Use Issues

In the continually evolving area of land use, zoning, and permitting requirements, our attorneys advise private and public sector clients throughout California on general plan, zoning, use permits, and other land use matters. We support our clients in crafting solutions through creativity, flexibility and collaboration.

We have successfully obtained entitlements, performed CEQA compliance, or resolved CEQA challenges for:

Firm News

Santa Rosa approves $123 million downtown housing, shelter project

Santa Rosa leaders have unanimously approved an ambitious $123 million downtown complex for low-income renters and shelter space for up to 210 homeless people.

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Settlement reached in Belden Barns winery project on Sonoma Mountain

Residents battling long-stalled plans for a winery and artisanal cheese-making operation at a Sonoma Mountain vineyard and farm have reached a settlement with the property owners .

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$123 million Santa Rosa homeless services and housing project up for key votes

An ambitious proposal to redevelop an entire downtown Santa Rosa block into shelter space and affordable apartments is coming up for city decisions this week and the next.



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