BB&K In the News Oct 22, 2015

Fight Between Rehab Facilities and Cities Felt Across Orange County

BB&K Partner and San Clemente City Attorney Scott Smith Was Interviewed by the Orange County Register on Controversy Stemming From Sober Living Facilities

Best Best & Krieger LLP Partner and San Clemente City Attorney Scott Smith discussed with the Orange County Register a federal lawsuit filed by a drug treatment center against the City. The City, like others in Orange County, is trying to address an influx in the number of sober-living facilities in the wake of numerous complaints of problems they bring to the communities in which they operate.

San Clemente has “clear authorization in California and federal law to… enact a short-term ‘pause’ on particular land uses,” Scott told the newspaper.

Read the full article in the Oct. 14, 2014 Orange County Register by clicking here.

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