California Municipal Law Blog

FPPC Releases New Rule Covering Conflicts of Interests In Land Use Applications

by on January 27, 2015

posted in Ethics, Zoning,

The Fair Political Practices Commission (“FPPC”) has adopted new rules to determine whether a public official has a conflict of interest when his or her real property interest is located near to a land use application. Under the old rules, if any part of an official’s real property (or interest in real property with a fair market value of $2,000.00 or more) was located within 500 feet of the property lines of a land use application, the official was considered to have a conflict of interest because it was assumed that there would be a material financial effect (whether positive or negative) ... Continue Reading

tags: conflicts of interest, FPPC, Land Use Applications,