California Court of Appeal
Monks v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, B201280
In a real property matter related to an ordinance passed by defendant-city imposing a moratorium on construction of new homes in vicinity where landslides occurred, writ of administrative mandate to invalidate resolution making it impossible for plaintiffs to build a home is reversed where the resolution, by implementing the moratorium and continuing to prevent plaintiffs from building on their properties, "deprive[d] [plaintiffs'] land of all economically beneficial use."
- Decided 10/01/2008
- Published 10/01/2008
- MALLANO, P.J.
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Stuart Miller; Wellman & Warren and Scott W. Wellman, Laguna Hills, for Plaintiffs and Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Kutak Rock, Edwin J. Richards and Julie R. Beaton, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Respondent.