Florida residents usually welcome the development of new property projects in their cities for the economic opportunities they will likely create. But, if someone's property has been appropriated for the project, it can leave them feeling confused as to their legal rights in the process.
Most land owners in Central Florida are aware of the state's power to force them to sell their property to the state, but they are often unaware of the details of the process until their land becomes the focus of the eminent domain process. Florida's eminent domain laws say that the state or one of its political subdivisions, such as a city, can compel a landowner to sell the land for its fair market value if the state or municipality has identified a proper public purpose for the acquisition. The intersection of the Great Recession in 2008 and the decision by the City of Cape Coral to build a new park have placed one landowner in a very difficult situation.
This blog recently discussed how just compensation for a government taking of property may be calculated. It can also be helpful to consider the eminent domain process in Florida when property is taken for a public use such as a roadway or other transportation project. When that is the case, there is a process the government follows.
When a property owner is having their property taken through eminent domain, it is important for them to understand what types of damages they should receive. When property is taken by the government for public use through eminent domain, the government must pay just compensation for the taking which is why it is essential for property owners to know what just compensation means.
Eminent domain is a serious concern, and may be a serious threat, to property owners which is why they should understand how it works and how to challenge a government taking if that is what they want to do. Many different types of property owners may be faced with eminent domain concerns so it is helpful to be familiar with the ins and outs of eminent domain and what it means for them.
Eminent domain refers to when the property of a private property owner is taken for public use. This is a big step to have your property taken so property owners facing an eminent domain taking of their property likely have many questions and should know how to challenge eminent domain if they think it is not fair.
There are many rules and regulations property owners should be aware of. Eminent domain is an important issue for property owners to understand. In Southern Florida, there is a current dispute that is related to the proposed development on oceanfront property. A company wanting to build on the oceanfront land is asserting that the city has deprived it of its right to build by failing to provide a fair hearing and brought a lawsuit against the municipality as a result.
Because of the significant impact of eminent domain on the lives of everyday people, it is important for property owners to understand the nature and scope of the government's power to take property. Eminent domain refers to the government's ability to take private property for a public use.
Eminent domain is an important area of the law for Florida property owners to understand. Eminent domain refers to the taking of private property for public use and can be a complex area of the law that can have a dramatic effect on the property rights of the property owner.
When property is being taken from a property owner through the eminent domain process, it is essential for property owners to be familiar with their rights and how to protect those rights. Property owners have the right to fair notice and a hearing and they should know how to enforce those rights and the value of those rights.