BILD exists to ensure that the building industry thrives, and that projects are able to move forward timely, with sustained profitability for all sectors of the industry, while protecting the rights of the industry and its customers, and while continuing to value natural resources.
Formed in 1987, the Building Industry Legal Defense Foundation (“BILD”) is the premier legal advocate for the building and construction industry in California.
BILD is a wholly-controlled affiliate of BIA of Southern California, Inc. BILD actions, affairs and activities shall be conducted and all corporate powers shall be exercised by or under the direction of the board.
BILD’s mission is to defend the legal rights of California’s building professionals, as well as their workers, and their customers. BILD promotes and supports important legal cases to secure favorable court decisions for the building industry. BILD focuses on cases with regional or statewide significance to its mission.
The BILD program impacts important issues, such as excessive development fees, restrictive local growth control measures and the misapplication of the California Environmental Quality Act and other environmental laws, such as the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act.