Sunday, September 25, 2022 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

Luxury Hotel

In a settlement approved by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, the owners of a luxury hotel in Santa Monica, California, which was built without required permits, have agreed to pay $1 million in penalties and restitution, in addition to the $15.6 million penalty already paid to the California Coastal Commission.

LOS ANGELES — In a settlement approved by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, the owners of a luxury hotel in Santa Monica, California, which was built without required permits, have agreed to pay $1 million in penalties and restitution, in addition to the $15.6 million penalty already paid to the California Coastal Commission. 

The settlement incentivizes Sunshine Enterprises to pay up to $500,000 of the fees by providing discounted room rates to first responders and other essential workers, according to the LA district attorney’s office.

Read the Top 8

Sign up for the Top 8, a roundup of the day's top stories delivered directly to your inbox Monday through Friday.

Loading
Loading...