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Chapter 40A: Eminent Domain.

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Article 1 - General. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-1 40A-1. Exclusive provisions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-2 40A-2. Definitions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-3 40A-3. By whom right may be exercised.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-4 40A-4. No prior purchase offer necessary.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-5 40A-5. Condemnation of property owned by other condemnors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-6 40A-6. Reimbursement of owner for taxes paid on condemned property.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-7 40A-7. Acquisition of whole parcel or building.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-8 40A-8. Costs.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-9 40A-9. Removal of structures on condemned land; lien.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-10 40A-10. Sale or other disposition of land condemned.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-11 40A-11. Right of entry prior to condemnation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-12 40A-12. Additional rules.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-13 40A-13. Costs and appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-14 through 40A-18 40A-14 through 40A-18. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 2 - Condemnation Proceedings by Private Condemnors. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-19 40A-19. Proceedings by private condemnors.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-20 40A-20. Petition filed; contents.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-21 40A-21. Notice of proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-22 40A-22. Service.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-23 40A-23. Service where parties unknown.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-24 40A-24. Orders served as in special proceedings in absence of other provisions.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-25 40A-25. Answer to petition; hearing; commissioners appointed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-26 40A-26. Powers and duties of commissioners.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-27 40A-27. Form of commissioners' report.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-28 40A-28. Exceptions to report; hearing; when title vests; appeal; restitution.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-29 40A-29. Provision for jury trial on appeal.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-30 40A-30. Title of infants, incompetents, inebriates, and trustees without power of sale, acquired.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-31 40A-31. Rights of claimants of fund determined.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-32 40A-32. Attorney for unknown parties appointed; pleadings amended; new commissioners appointed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-33 40A-33. Change of ownership pending proceedings.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-34 40A-34. Defective title; how cured.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-35 through 40A-39 40A-35 through 40A-39. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 3 - Condemnation by Public Condemnors. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-40 40A-40. Notice of action.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-41 40A-41. Institution of action and deposit.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-42 40A-42. Vesting of title and right of possession; injunction not precluded.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-43 40A-43. Memorandum of action.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-44 40A-44. Disbursement of deposit.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-45 40A-45. Answer, reply and plat.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-46 40A-46. Time for filing answer; failure to answer.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-47 40A-47. Determination of issues other than damages.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-48 40A-48. Appointment of commissioners.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-49 40A-49. No request for commissioners.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-50 40A-50. Parties, orders; continuances.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-51 40A-51. Remedy where no declaration of taking filed; recording memorandum of action.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-52 40A-52. Measure of compensation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-53 40A-53. Interest as a part of just compensation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-54 40A-54. Final judgments.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-55 40A-55. Payment of compensation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-56 40A-56. Refund of deposit.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-57 through 40A-61 40A-57 through 40A-61. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 4 - Just Compensation. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-62 40A-62. Application.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-63 40A-63. In general.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-64 40A-64. Compensation for taking.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-65 40A-65. Effect of condemnation procedure on value.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-66 40A-66. Compensation to reflect project as planned.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-67 40A-67. Entire tract.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-68 40A-68. Acquisition of property subject to lien.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-69 40A-69. Property subject to life tenancy.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 5 - Return of Condemned Property. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-70 40A-70. Return of condemned property.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-71 40A-71. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-72 40A-72. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-73 40A-73. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-74 40A-74. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-75 40A-75. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-76 40A-76. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-77 40A-77. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-78 40A-78. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-79 40A-79. Reserved for future codification purposes.[RTF] [PDF]
Article 6 - Condemnation of Property Encumbered by a Conservation Easement. [RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-80 40A-80. Applicability of Article; definition.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-81 40A-81. Additional information required in petition or complaint filed.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-82 40A-82. Demonstration of no prudent and feasible alternative required in certain actions; judicial determination.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-83 40A-83. Vesting of title and right of possession.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-84 40A-84. Compensation for condemnation.[RTF] [PDF]
G.S. 40A-85 40A-85. Appeal.[RTF] [PDF]