No Reclamation Permit, No Problem

SacBee Columnist Dan Walters criticizes the politicized development process for a luxury hotel along the Sacramento River.

June 22, 2000, 4:30 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

A luxury hotel being built along the Sacramento River south of downtown Sacramento requires a permit from the State Reclamation Board, which voted earlier to unanimously reject the permit. Now the hotel has flexed its political muscle, and now some city and state legislators are considering legislation to limit the Reclamation Board's power. Is this all part of the planning and development game, or is it playing outside the rules?

Thanks to Chris Steins

Wednesday, June 21, 2000 in The Sacramento Bee


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