A Unique California Legal and Consulting Practice

Law Offices of Mark A. Massara

A Unique California Legal and Consulting Practice

Emphasizing personal attention to land use issues for property owners, local government agencies and nonprofit organizations in pursuit of conservation-oriented development goals for families, businesses and neighborhoods.  Results oriented focus by obtaining approvals, permits, resolution of disputes and achieving benefits strategically designed to attain long term natural resource protections, financial prosperity, sustainability and resiliency for habitat, wildlife, livestock, agriculture, our communities and future generations.

Over 30 years of strategic experience working with the California Coastal Commission and other federal, state and local government agencies affecting or regulating coastal, ocean, tidal and terrestrial lands and resources.  Having worked on over 1,000 development projects ranging in size from inches to thousands of square miles, covering millions of acres, involving trails, single family homes, subdivisions, habitat conservation plans, resorts and recreation developments, golf courses, public works plans, utilities and infrastructure,  regulation, services and energy projects including water, desalination, natural gas terminals, oil development, nuclear power plants, ports and harbor expansion, long range development plans, specific plans, environmental impact analysis and reports, regulation of ranch lands and agricultural property, as well as representation of corporate entities involved in coastal and surf recreation industry and nonprofit organizations dedicated to conservation of coastal resources and public shoreline access.

A long distinguished history of providing exceptional representation to a limited number of clients to achieve tangible benefits and provide an unparalleled level of experience for issues big and small, from single-family development projects to the most high-profile, complicated coastal development projects in California history.

If you have business or land use issues in the California coastal area, or have other creative land use or government consulting initiatives you would like to discuss with Mr. Massara, please contact us for a free evaluation and discussion of your alternatives and opportunities.

Serving the entire state of California with offices in San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara



(831) 200-4015