From Planning to Seizing | A Timeline of the Eminent Domain Process

Eminent Domain Chronology Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Eminent domain projects are taking off across Pennsylvania. Thousands of homes and businesses are being acquired. In the Sharswood neighborhood of North Philadelphia, crews recently demolished the Blumberg Complex to make space for new developments. 1300+ residents are being relocated — and the city is using the power of eminent domain to carry out its plans. If you’re a property or landowner, you may find a condemnation notice in your mailbox at some point. Though the laws vary from state to state, this chronology will walk you through the process in Pennsylvania: Step 1: Condemnor Identifies a Need Step 2: …

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