In January and February of 2022, Abbott & Kindermann, Inc. will present its 21st annual educational program for clients and colleagues interested in current land use, environmental, and real estate issues affecting commercial and residential development, agriculture, real estate transactions, easements, mining and the construction materials production industry. Links to registration will be released

On March 5, 2013, the voters of Calistoga approved Measure C, resulting in another victory for the Project. The City of Calistoga and its visitors will now be able to enjoy a new luxury resort just as the City Council intended. Truly, this was a rare referendum victory for the development community in California.

Calistoga, CA

Enchanted Resorts – A luxury resort project on Diamond Mountain in Napa wine country.

On August 21, 2012, the Calistoga City Council approved the Enchanted Resorts project and Environmental Impact report for a 110-unit luxury resort hotel and associated amenities, as well as 20 Residence Club units, and 13 custom residences. The resort hotel is set in a forested hillside setting on Calistoga’s Diamond Mountain. It is anticipated to employ as many as 200 persons in full-time, part-time, and seasonal positions. The project will incorporate a significant number of environmentally-friendly features including solar technology, electric vehicle use, and water-efficient landscaping. Abbott & Kindermann, LLP, with Diane Kindermann as lead counsel, represented the developers of the Calistoga Enchanted Resort project through the city’s approval process and successfully secured EIR certification, as well as land use entitlements which included: a general plan amendment, tentative map, rezone, conditional use permit, and a development agreement.


Continue Reading Two Major Projects Approved in Calistoga and Lincoln, California.

Abbott & Kindermann, LLP represented three clients in successful appeals before the Third Appellate District. William Abbott represented Siskiyou County and the Siskiyou County Air Pollution Control District inMount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center, et al. v. County of Siskiyou, et al. and Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center, et al. v. Siskiyou County Air

The development team of RCH Group in Roseville (David Cook), Grass Valley’s King Engineering, Inc. (Russell King, P.E.) and Bill Abbott of Abbott & Kindermann, LLP recently secured key approvals for the Amazing Facts Ministry campus to be located in Granite Bay in Placer County. This Facility consists of approximately 120,000 square feet of religious