Calif. Suburb Hit With $5M Suit Over Land-Use Restrictions

Law360, Los Angeles (July 18, 2013, 2:12 PM EDT) -- Property developer Your Land LLC filed a $5 million lawsuit against the suburban city of Agoura Hills, Calif., Tuesday in California state court, alleging the city “arbitrarily and capriciously” restricted its planned construction of at least 15 single-family homes to a mere one house.

In an eight-page complaint filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Your Land alleges that Agoura Hills, an affluent city of more than 20,000 people located on the border of Los Angeles and Ventura counties, denied its request to develop the land...
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