San Clemente North Beach Eminent Domain



On August 5, 1970, the (San Clemente) City Council voted unanimously to take 10 lots away from private owners to create the existing parking triangle for public use. Excerpts from Resolution NO: 69-70 are as follows:

WHEREAS, the City of San Clemente is anticipating the acquisition of certain property for public improvement for off-street parking, public park and public use,...

WHEREAS, the City of San Clemente determines that the public interest, convenience and necessity require the acquisition of said land for public off-street parking, public park and public use within the City of San Clemente,...

BE IT RESOLVED ...that the public interest, convenience and necessity require the acquisition of property for a public improvement for off-street parking, public parking and public use abutting the present City of San Clemente Beach Club;...

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that F. Mackensie Brown as City Attorney... is hereby authorized,... [to acquire] by condemnation ... Lots 13 through 22, Tract No. 972, Block 31, page 7 records of Orange County....

ADOPTED, SIGNED, and APPROVED this 5th day of August, 1970.

want to know more?