No. H050157.

96 Cal.App.5th 1203 (2023)

STRONGHOLD ENGINEERING INCORPORATED, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. CITY OF MONTEREY, Defendant and Respondent.

Court of Appeals of California, Sixth District.

November 3, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Blaine H. Evanson , Daniel R. Adler , Matt Aidan Getz ; Varela, Lee, Metz & Guarino and Andrew Joel Van Ornum for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Practus and Robert Fried for ABC of Southern California and ABC of California as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Plaintiff and Appellant.

Colantuono, Highsmith & Whatley, Michael G. Colantuono , Merete E. Rietveld , Vernetra L. Gavin ; and Christine Davi , City Attorney, for Defendant and Respondent.


Before filing a lawsuit asserting a claim for money or damages against a public entity, the Government Claims Act (Gov. Code, § 810 et seq.) requires that a claim be presented to the entity. That requirement does not apply to an action seeking purely declaratory relief. As applied

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