In a ruling hailed as a great victory for property rights
advocates, a state appeals court unanimously allowed a San Luis
Obispo man to build his dream 10,000-square-foot mansion in
Harmony. The decision came as a blow to the California Coastal
Commission (CCC), which had tried to block the proposed development
on the grounds that it would impede views of the land from people
at sea. Arguing that such views were worthy of protection, the CCC
recommended cutting the square footage of the house in half. Had
the commission prevailed in this case, the ruling might have had
significant impact on the large-scale Naples development proposed
along the Gaviota Coast.


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