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EMINENT DOMAIN

Acquisition of property

Actions compelling proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.045

Administration Department, Minn. Statutes 2004 16B.31, 2004 85.015

Affidavits

Mailing, notice of commissioners' report, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.115

Nonresident owners, notice of hearings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Orders compelling delivery of possession, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Agricultural preserves, Minn. Statutes 2004 40A.122

Airports and landing fields, property, Minn. Statutes 2004 360.042

Appeals of award

Completion, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.205

Deposits pending appeals, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

District court, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.145

Expert witnesses, use restricted, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.165

Jury trials, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.165

Noncontiguous tracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.086

Possession by petitioner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Trials, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.175

Witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085, 2004 117.165, 2004 117.175

Application of law

Hazardous buildings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.56, 2004 463.261

Municipal corporations, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.39

Right of eminent domain, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.011

Appraisal fees

Award by commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Determination by district court, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.232

Direct purchase, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.232

Public service corporations, exception, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.232

Appraisals, property tax appraisals, Minn. Statutes 2004 270.41

Appraisers, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Area redevelopment agencies, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.117

Armories, real or personal property

Acquisition for, Minn. Statutes 2004 193.143, 2004 193.144

Assessment, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.135

Attorney fees

Actions compelling acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.045

Award to petitioner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Bad faith by owner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Dismissed or discontinued proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.195

Reimbursement upon setting aside of proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.105

Board of Regents (University of Minnesota), Minn. Statutes 2004 137.02

Capitol area, acquisition of property, Minn. Statutes 2004 15B.31

Cemetery associations, acquisition of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 306.05

Cities, see Eminent domain under CITIES

Coal slurry pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Commissioners

Appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Assessment of damages, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Attorney, appointment as commissioner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Conflict of interest, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Environmental contamination, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Failure to act, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Failure to file report, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.105

Fees and disbursements, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.115

Oaths, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Powers and duties, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Qualifications, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Reports given, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085, 2004 117.105, 2004 117.115, 2004 117.145

Subpoena of witnesses, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Swearing in by court administrator, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Vacancies, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Common interest communities, Minn. Statutes 2004 515B.1-107

Condemnation of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.215, 2004 117.57

Conditions required for court to order relief, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Condominiums, Minn. Statutes 2004 515A.1-107

Contested cases, municipalities, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.40

Cooperation with federal authorities, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.51

Cooperative associations, Minn. Statutes 2004 308A.201

Cooperative power associations

Acquisition by, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.47

Utility cooperatives, corporate powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 308A.021

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 103F.614

Costs and fees

Acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.045, 2004 117.51, 2004 117.57

Appeals, trials, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.135

Appraisal fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085, 2004 117.232

Attorney fees, see same under this topic

Delivery of possession, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.105, 2004 117.195

Counties, see Eminent domain under COUNTIES

County agricultural societies, Minn. Statutes 2004 38.05

County regional jails, Minn. Statutes 2004 641.263

Dakota County, recycling facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 383D.71

Damages

Appeals to district court, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.145

Appraisal fees, awarding, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Awards, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Constitutional provision regarding, Minn. Statutes Const. art 13 s 4, Const. art l s 13

Depositing, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.125, 2004 117.155

Excess payment, recovery by petitioner, procedure, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.155

Installment payments, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.231

Interest, see same under this topic

Noncontiguous tracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.086

Partial payment pending appeal, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.155

Payment by court, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.125

Payment by petitioner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.155

Prepayment penalties, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.087

Reduction of amount, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Refusal of respondent to accept payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.155

Relocation assistance, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.53

Snow fences, easement for, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.21

Transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 386.26

Dams, private, flowage easements, Minn. Statutes 2004 103G.501

Definitions, Uniform Principal and Income Act, Minn. Statutes 2004 501B.61

Depots, acquisition of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.38 to 2004 117.41

Direct purchase, appraisal and moving costs, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.232

Disclosure, appraisal witnesses, use at trial, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.165

Drainage districts, application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.011

Duluth, bus transportation system, Minn. Statutes 2004 458A.34

Easements

Building lines, Minn. Statutes 2004 463.03, 2004 463.04

Discharge for nonuse, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.225

Mining operations, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.47, 2004 117.471

Municipal state-aid streets, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.04

Oil and gas companies, right to acquire, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.48

Snow fences, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.21

State forests, Minn. Statutes 2004 89.18

Economic development authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.101

Entry upon land, court orders, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Environmental assessment worksheets, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Environmental contamination

Cost of removal, findings by commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Testing for, entry upon land, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Environmental response actions, acquisition of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.17

Environmental testing before proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Evidence

Hearing of petition, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Railroad property, rebuttal of presumption of superior public use, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Transcriptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 386.26

Fairgrounds

County building sites, Minn. Statutes 2004 375.181

Railway construction, Minn. Statutes 2004 375.18

Fees, see Costs and fees under this topic

Final certificate, filing

After payment of first installment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.231

With county recorder, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.205

First class cities, see under CITIES

Foreign municipalities, airports and landing fields, Minn. Statutes 2004 360.202

Fourth class cities, see under CITIES

Harbors, acquisition of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.38 to 2004 117.41

Hazardous buildings

Acquisition of, Minn. Statutes 2004 463.152

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.56, 2004 463.261

Hazardous materials

Testing for contamination of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Hazardous substances releases on land acquired

Responsible persons, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.03

Hearings, agricultural preserves, Minn. Statutes 2004 40A.122

Hennepin County, parking facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 383B.20

High voltage transmission lines, Minn. Statutes 2004 116C.63

Highways

Controlled access highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.08

County highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 163.02, 2004 163.11

Easements, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.04

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.085, 2004 163.02, 2004 163.11

Relocation assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.52

Rights-of-way, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.04

Vacating of public ways, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.29

Home rule charter cities, see under CITIES

Housing and redevelopment authorities, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.012, 2004 469.017

Interest

Awards paid to court, disability of owner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.125

Damages, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.195

Installment payments of awards, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.231

Possession before award, money deposited with court, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Joint acquisition agreements, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.016

Judgments, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.185

Land

Entry for surveys and testing, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Environmental contamination, cost of removal, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Landowners, bill of rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.0274, 2004 84.0275

Lawsuits

Appeals, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.145

Attorney general, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.035

Completion, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.205

Initiation of proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.035

Iron ore, exploration easements, Minn. Statutes 2004 298.46

Licenses, mining permits, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.47

Local governments, see Eminent domain under LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

Maps, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055, 2004 117.085

Metropolitan agricultural preserves

Environmental Quality Board, duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 473H.15

Final certificates, filing, effect, Minn. Statutes 2004 473H.15, 2004 473H.18

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 473H.15

Metropolitan Airports Commission

Authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 473.608

Metropolitan area towns, rights, Minn. Statutes 2004 368.01

Metropolitan Council

Acquisition of property, Minn. Statutes 2004 473.405, 2004 473.504

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees

Property for state college or university development, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.60

Moving costs, action by owner in district court, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.232

Municipal corporations, see Eminent domain under MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS

Municipal gas agencies, Minn. Statutes 2004 453A.04, 2004 453A.06

Municipal heritage preservation commissions

Powers and duties, Minn. Statutes 2004 471.193

Municipal power agencies, Minn. Statutes 2004 453.56

Municipal state-aid streets, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.04

Municipalities

Cities, see Eminent domain under CITIES

Counties, see Eminent domain under COUNTIES

Towns, see Eminent domain under TOWNS

Natural gas, transportation by pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.48

Natural Resources Department, see Eminent domain under NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Noncontiguous tracts, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.086

Notice requirements

Abandonment of proceedings, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.065

Appeals to district court, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.145

Commissioners report, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.115

Easements, discharge, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.225

Entry upon land, environmental testing, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Occupants of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Pendency, filing, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.065

Petition, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Possession before award, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Published notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Nursing homes, county nursing homes, Minn. Statutes 2004 375.55, 2004 376.60

Oil, transportation by pipelines, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.48

Orders

Authorizing transfer, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Commissioners, appointment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Compelling delivery, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Entry upon land, allowing, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Limiting title or easement acquired by petitioner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Owners' rights and privileges, orders defining, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Possession before award, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Service of order, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Park districts, Minn. Statutes 2004 398.09

Permits, mining, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.47

Petitions, contents, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Pipelines, coal slurry, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Pollutants, testing before proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Pollution Control Agency

Hazardous substances releases, responses, land required for, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.17

Port authorities, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 469.055

Possession

Appeal, waiver of, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Bad faith by occupant, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Court orders compelling delivery, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.043

Deposit, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Intent to possess, notice, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Interest on deposit, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Prior to award, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Right to title by petitioner after filing of award, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.042

Power plant siting, Minn. Statutes 2004 116C.63

Property taken, proceeds defined as principal, Minn. Statutes 2004 501B.61

Property taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.135

Public corporations

Agricultural preserves, regulation of actions, Minn. Statutes 2004 40A.122

Great River Road, adjacent areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 161.42

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 103F.614

Public service corporations, see Eminent domain under PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATIONS

Public utilities

Acquisitions by, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.47

Innovative energy project, Minn. Statutes 2004 216B.1694

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 103F.614

Quick take, limitations, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Railroads, see Eminent domain under RAILROADS

Ramsey County

Aldrich Arena, real estate allocation for, Minn. Statutes 2004 383A.07

Real estate tax judgment sales redemption

Expiration of redemption, extensions, Minn. Statutes 2004 281.39, 2004 281.40

Records and record keeping

Transcription of county recorders, Minn. Statutes 2004 386.26

Reestablishment assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.51

Regional railroad authorities, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57, 2004 398A.04

Relocation assistance

Acquiring authorities, scope of authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.53

Cable communication systems, Minn. Statutes 2004 238.25

Costs of relocation, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Federal assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.52

Interpretation of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.54, 2004 117.56, 2004 463.261

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees, right to grant, Minn. Statutes 2004 136F.60

Nonowner occupants, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.521

Public assistance eligibility, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.55

Right to receive or waive, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.0274

Uniform relocation assistance, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.52

Waiver of benefits, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.521

Restricted residence districts, Minn. Statutes 2004 462.13

Right of eminent domain, authority, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.011

Rights of way

Acquisition by local governments, plats, Minn. Statutes 2004 505.1793

Rural water user districts, Minn. Statutes 2004 110A.28

Saint Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission

Powers, generally, Minn. Statutes 2004 458A.03

Public service corporations, property, Minn. Statutes 2004 458A.06

School districts, see Eminent domain under SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Second class cities, see under CITIES

Service of process

Notice of entry upon land, environmental testing, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Petition, service on owner, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.055

Proof of service, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.075

Solid waste management districts, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 115A.69

Spills, leaks, and releases on land acquired

Responsible persons, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 115B.03, 2004 115C.021

State agencies, see Eminent domain under STATE AGENCIES

State land

Consolidated conservation area lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 84A.29

United States land acquisition, Minn. Statutes 2004 1.041, 2004 1.047

State mineral lands

Acquiring interests necessary for mining, Minn. Statutes 2004 93.05

State rail bank, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.57

Statutory cities, see under CITIES

Surveys, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Taxes, payment, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.135

Telegraph companies, railroad rights of way, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.36

Telephone companies, railroad rights of way, Minn. Statutes 2004 222.36

Terminals, acquisition of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.38 to 2004 117.41

Third class cities, parking facilities, Minn. Statutes 2004 459.14

Topographic surveys, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.041

Town roads, see Eminent domain under TOWNS

Towns, see Eminent domain under TOWNS

Transportation Department, see Eminent domain under TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT

Trunk highways, Minn. Statutes 2004 160.04

Trust fund lands

Peatland scientific and natural areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 84.035

Unemployment caused by

Unemployment benefits charged against employers, exemptions, Minn. Statutes 2004 268.047

United States land acquisition, state land, Minn. Statutes 2004 1.041, 2004 1.047

Voyageurs National Park

State acquisition of lands, Minn. Statutes 2004 84B.03

Wastewater treatment facilities

Private vendors of public services, Minn. Statutes 2004 471A.03

Water quality cooperatives, powers, Minn. Statutes 2004 308A.201

Watershed districts

Application of law, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.011

Condemnation proceedings, projects financed by special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2004 103D.511

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District board, Minn. Statutes 2004 458D.18

Wetlands preservation areas, Minn. Statutes 2004 103F.614

Wildfires, prevention

Improvements, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.28, 2004 88.42, 2004 88.46

Seizure of equipment, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.11

Seizure of land, Minn. Statutes 2004 88.09

Witnesses

Commissioners, acting as witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.175

Disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.165

Expert witnesses, use restricted, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.165

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.175

Subpoena by commissioners, Minn. Statutes 2004 117.085

Zoological Board, Minn. Statutes 2004 85A.02