What We Do


The law firm of Taylor & Wiley represents the Northern California regulated community at all levels of government. The firm focuses on securing and defending discretionary entitlements for complex, controversial, and creative projects. Taylor & Wiley specializes in land use, environmental and regulatory matters including environmental analysis (CEQA/NEPA), water and mining regulations, wetlands and endangered species permitting and enforcement, as well as project financing and transactions.  The firm emphasizes a problem-solving approach, working closely with our clients, government bodies, and the public to successfully guide projects to approval.  In addition, our attorneys have experience representing clients in project-related and vested rights litigation in both state and federal courts.  The firm has assisted clients with the following:

  • General Plan Amendments
  • Zoning Entitlements
  • Development Agreements
  • Infrastructure Finance Plans
  • Assessment and Mello-Roos Districts
  • Use Permits
  • Variances
  • Subdivisions
  • Parcel Maps
  • Condominium Conversions
  • Annexations
  • CEQA Compliance
  • NEPA Compliance
  • Habitat Mitigation Banks
  • 404 Permits
  • Section 7 Consultations
  • Litigation/ Administrative Writs
  • Vested Rights
  • Eminent Domain
  • Legislative Solutions
  • Zoning Opinion Letters
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