June 24, 2007, by
The deadline for compliance with Senate Bill 53 (SB 53) is July 1, 2007. Effective January 1, 2007, SB 53 requires all redevelopment agencies with a redevelopment plan adopted prior to December 31, 2006, to adopt an ordinance setting forth the redevelopment agency's authority to use eminent domain and a program for eminent domain activities. This includes redevelopment agencies that no longer have the authority to use eminent domain under its redevelopment plan. The ordinance must be effective before July 1, 2007.
Related to SB 53, Senate Bill 1809 (SB 1809) requires all redevelopment agencies with a redevelopment plan adopted prior to December 31, 2006, to record a revised statement that certain property is subject to a redevelopment plan. The revised statement must include certain disclosures regarding the redevelopment plan's authorization of eminent domain. The deadline for compliance with SB 1809 is December 31, 2007.
To review SB 53, click here.
To review SB 1809, click here.