Motel 6 Operating Ltd. P'ship v. City of Flagstaff
In Motel 6 Operating Ltd. P'ship v. City of Flagstaff, 195 Ariz. 569, 572, P 17, 991 P.2d 272, 275 (App. 1999), the court found a "mandamus-type" action when "plaintiffs successfully sought to compel the City's zoning officials to issue permits that would have been issued had the city's code been in compliance with state law." Id. at P 17.
The court held that A.R.S. 12-2030 applies to mandamus-type actions and that awarding attorney's fees was mandatory. Id.