Most people are already aware that the state of California is experiencing the worst drought in history, and our savvy followers also may know that this has significant implications on […]
SB 47 would have required and funded a study to analyze the environmental and health impacts of synthetic turf.
SB 328 would require that a landlord or the landlord’s authorized agent provide a current tenant with notice about the use of pesticides.
Updated on 7/6/15: AB 349 to permit “artificial turf or any other synthetic surface that resembles grass.” HOAs may not require low-water-using plant alternatives to synthetic turf. ECHO opposes AB 349.
With California facing a historic drought, both individuals and HOAs must work together to conserve water. Water conservation means knowing how to efficiently water your lawn and best practices for […]
This bill would amend the Water Code to provide a temporary exemption for homeowners who could be fined for under-watering their plants or yards. From the Legislative Counsel’s Digest: This […]
AB 2561 would void HOA governing document provisions, such as landscaping rules or bans on commercial activity, that prohibit any homeowner from planting a personal or commercial garden of edible […]
This bill proposes a temporary exemption for homeowners who could be fined for under-watering their plants or yards. From the Legislative Counsel’s Digest: This bill would prohibit an association from […]
AB 2100 prohibits an association from fining its members for reducing the watering of their lawns or other vegetation during a drought.
Update: The Govenor signed the bill on 9/18. This bill would expand the options of homeowners who want to plant water-efficient landscape by further limiting possible restrictions in an association’s […]