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Recent Events

See us at the AEP Conference

March 24-27 in Monterey

Solano Press will join California Chapter AEP members at the Monterey Plaza Hotel in March for the organization's annual conference.

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Stop by our booth to meet our staff and browse our library of Books That Matter. While you're there, use your conference discount to add to your collection of Solano Press Books, and enter our drawing for a Solano Press gift certificate.

The 2019 Update to CEQA Deskbook is now available!

Keep your copy of CEQA Deskbook, 3rd edition up to date with this new download.

The 2019 Update by Antero Rivasplata includes new statutes and case law for 2018. Because the CEQA Guidelines amendments adopted by the Natural Resources Agency are so extensive, they are not all represented in this update; the exception is the new VMT transportation impact metric.

If you've missed any of the previous updates, they are all available on our Supplements page.


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.


For more Solano Press news, visit our News page.

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.