Description: Challenge to Town's adoption of a "reach code" that bans natural gas or propane plumbing in new low-rise residential construction.
Gallaher v. Town of Windsor
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 01/06/2021 Not Available Download Reach code rescinded by Town Council as condition of settlement. Town of Windsor Repealed “Reach Code” to Settle Developer Lawsuits. On January 6, 2021, the Town Council for Windsor, California voted to rescind an all-electric “reach code” adopted by the Town in 2019. The Town reportedly could not sufficiently fund its defense of the law, which was challenged by two developers. The agenda for the Town Council’s meeting indicated that the Town had reached a negotiated settlement with the developers that required the repeal of the ordinance and portions of a related ordinance. 11/19/2019 Petition for Writ of Mandate Download Verified petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief filed.