YORK POINT VIEW PROPERTIES LLC VS CITY OF RANCO PALOS VERDES

Case No.: BS174116    

York Point View Properties, LLC v. City of Rancho Palos Verdes, BS174116

Tentative decision on petition for writ of mandate: granted

Petitioner York Point View Properties, LLC (“York Point”) seeks a writ of mandate directing Respondent City of Rancho Palos Verdes (“City”) to set aside its November 19, 2019 approval of Section 5.3.1 of the Rancho Palos Verdes Natural Communities Conservation Plan and Habitat Conservation Plan (“NCCP/HCP” or “Plan”).

The court has read and considered the moving papers, opposition, and reply, and renders the following tentative decision.

A. Statement of the Case

Petitioner York Point commenced this proceeding on June 22, 2018. The operative pleading is the Second Amended Petition (“SAP”) filed on February 14, 2020, which alleges causes of action for administrative and traditional mandamus and declaratory relief. The verified SAP alleges in pertinent part as follows.

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