Temporary Regulatory Takings Do Exist In Calif.

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 12:38 PM ET) -- Given the maze of procedural and substantive hurdles involved, property owners rarely succeed with regulatory takings claims. Even when owners do win, it is yet more uncommon for courts to award damages, instead allowing the public agency to repeal the regulation. But securing a victory on liability and a damages award for a temporary regulatory taking, well, that is nearly uncharted territory (going into the realm of unicorns, the Loch Ness Monster and other mythical creatures); we've heard stories of such events, but it is rare...
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