Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Academy of Art University
Penalty: 
$60,000,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
December 19, 2016
Offense Group: 
miscellaneous offenses
Primary Offense: 
zoning violation
Secondary Offense: 
environmental violation
Violation Description: 

Academy of Art University agreed to pay an estimated $60 million ($20 million in penalties and fees, and units of affordable housing valued at $40 million) in settlement of allegations it had ignored city land use rules, with multiple violations of zoning, signage, environmental, historical preservation and building code requirements.

Level of Government: 
local
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
San Francisco (CA) City Attorney
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
Facility State: 
California
Facility County: 
San Francisco
Facility City: 
San Francisco
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