Santa Barbara Municipal Code (SBMC) §28.87.170 regulates the height and location of fences, screens, walls and hedges on private property in residential zones. In 2008, after being inundated with complaints from citizens about spite hedges and fences, the City of Santa Barbara temporarily suspended enforcement of the hedge ordinance.
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Kevin Nimmons of Hollister & Brace recently spoke at length on the important topics of commercial and residential lease provisions. The event was held on April 29, 2014, in Santa Barbara, California, and was attended by real property managers, real estate brokers, attorneys, and others in the Santa Barbara County and San Luis Obispo County […]
In February of 2013, Paul Roberts was named a distinguished speaker by the University of Southern California School of Business.
Marcus Bird was a panelist at the California Bar Association’s annual meeting in October 2013.
Notwithstanding the exception for alter ego liability, many members of the public (and even the State Bar) believe that operating a business through an entity will protect the entity’s officers and directors from personal liability for negligence and other torts.
Liability and Damages for Wrongful Trimming or Erection and Maintenance of Trees and Hedges Property owners in and around Santa Barbara are famous, and sometimes infamous, for erecting and maintaining hedges and trees for privacy, shade, and other reasons. Although property owners—and often their neighbors—do not know it, wrongful trimming, removal, or even erection and […]
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