TITLE

Court Rules Virginia Taking is a Public Use; Two Dissent

AUTHOR(S)
Lawlor, James
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Planning;Jan2007, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that relocating and interfering government project to build a private property is valid public use. Previously, a family wants to construct an apartment inside the planned area. However, the city would need to relocate its Mil Rice to the nearby lot. In its decision which is promulgated in September 2006, the court said that the Virginia Constitution implies that private properties may not be taken or damaged for public use without just compensation for the public.
ACCESSION #
24042474

 

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