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City May Claim Ownership, Seek Condemnation (access required)

A city seeking to use a strip of property for a beach replenishment project may petition for condemnation in an eminent domain proceeding and alternatively, claim ownership rights in the condemned property, the Supreme Court of Virginia upholds judgment for the city. In early 2008, the city of Virginia Beach planned to replenish Cape Henry Beach ...