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Solano Press at 2018 California APA Conference

We're back from the APA Conference in San Diego, where we enjoyed meeting many of our customers and showing off our library of Books That Matter.
Among the highlights of the event was Bill Fulton's book signing for the new 5th edition of his popular book, Guide to California Planning.

Several other Solano Press authors were presenters at this year’s conference, including

  • David Early (The General Plan in California)
  • Tom Jacobson (Exactions and Impact Fees in California)
  • Whit Manley (Guide to CEQA)
  • Antero Rivasplata (CEQA Deskbook, 3rd edition)
  • Margaret Sohagi (Exactions and Impact Fees in California)
We hope to see you at next year's conference in Santa Barbara.


Available Now!

The new 5th edition of

Guide to California Planning

by William Fulton and Paul Shigley

Since it was first published in 1991, Guide to California Planning has served as the authoritative text on city and county planning practice throughout the state.

In this revised and expanded fifth edition, William Fulton and Paul Shigley lay out planning laws and processes in detail and describe how planning really works in California—how cities and counties and developers and citizen groups all interact with each other on a daily basis to shape California communities and the California landscape, for better and for worse. Significant new topics addressed in this edition include the state’s increasing focus on infill and transit-oriented development and climate action plans, including ways of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


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Thank You

We are committed to publishing the highest quality books and media for planning, environmental, and legal professionals. Solano's publications provide a roadmap for navigating your project through the complex web of government regulations, agency processes, and stakeholder concerns.

We are proud of our current offering of significant award-winning books that can make a big difference in the success of real world projects. Whether you are planning a new public trail, designing a planned development, or responding to proposals on behalf of your community, Solano's publications can make a significant contribution.