[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Monroe 2-27-2006. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Neither the Town of Monroe nor any agency of the Town of Monroe shall use the power of eminent domain to take private property unless the property to be taken meets one of the following criteria:
The property is to be owned by the Town of Monroe or an agency of the Town of Monroe and is to be used or set aside for one or more public facilities, such as, but not limited to, streets, bridges, parkways, sidewalks, rights-of-way or other public ways, parks, playgrounds, schools, or public sewer, water or waste disposal or transfer facilities;
The property is to be owned by the Town of Monroe and set aside for permanent open space or drainage or erosion control facilities; or
The property poses a danger to public health or safety as a result of physical deterioration, pollution or contamination and is to be taken by the Town of Monroe for the purpose of remediating such conditions or minimizing danger to the public.