The MCA Lawsuit Against County's High Density Housing Goes to Court!     Join us on  April 29, 2015

at Marin County Superior Court

It is the only suit against the County and Board of Supervisors.  It is the best chance we have to stop overdevelopment at the county level.


The Legal Challenge

The Brief

Amended Petition

The County Opposition Brief

The Reply Brief to the County


The Case Development:

9/24/2013  BOS certifies HE.

10/24/2013 MCA challenges HE.

3/28/2014 County's effort to dismiss the case fails.

4/30/2014 Case Management Conference.  Court allows MCA to conduct their own administrative record.  A big WIN for MCA and Marin residents.

9/26/2014  Administrative Record Complete.

11/24/2014 Opening Brief Filed. See link above.

11/24/2014 Amended Petition Filed.   

12/22/2014 County's Opposition Brief filed.

1/17/2015 Reply Brief to the County.

2/12/2015 The court continues the trial to March 27, 2015 siting "voluminous issues and documents".

3/23/2015 The March 27 Court Hearing has been cancelled. 

The Superior Court Judge has ordered a delay of the final Court Hearing in order for a Case Management Conference to be conducted.  The Case Management Conference will review the issue of whether a change of venue to another Superior Court, outside of Marin County, would be required for the final adjudication of this case.




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Support the Lawsuit Against High Density Housing.

Donations are not tax deductible; all funds are for legal costs only.

Donation by Mail:  Send checks to P.O. Box 6553 San Rafael, CA 94903-0553

For those who are part of HOAs: Ask your HOAs and CSDs to make a donation in support of your neighborhood protection.

Our Mission

Marin Community Alliance (MCA) is a grassroots local community organization formed to protect and preserve the character of Marin County's communities and ensure that the local government planning policies respect and represent the interests, needs and desires of its constituents and their neighborhoods.

Michael Graf, who successfully won the SPAWN case against the county, is now representing MCA as legal counsel as our case proceeds to full litigation.

Want to help?  We can use your help! Please email us.