It is common practice for government agencies to condition approval of large developments on providing off-site public improvements. Road widenings, park dedications, etc., are all too familiar for California developers. When those improvements require others' property, many times the government agency utilizes eminent domain on the developer's behalf (with the developer footing the bill). But what if the agency refuses?
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Government agencies often require developers of large projects to build the necessary infrastructure to accommodate those proposed projects. Examples include building a new roadway to reach the project, widening an existing roadway due to the project's adding extra trips to the daily traffic, and installing improvements for utilities and flood control, among other things. But how do developers acquire the right-of-way when the necessary property is privately owned?
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