2006 New York Code - Application To Condemn; Contents Of Petition.
§ 5-308 Application to condemn; contents of petition. Upon the application to condemn, the corporation counsel shall present to the court a petition signed and verified by him or her, setting forth in addition to other requirements of the eminent domain procedure law, the following: 1. The order of the mayor authorizing the proceeding. 2. The amount of valuation at which each parcel of the real property to be acquired has been assessed for purposes of taxation on the city tax rolls for each of the three years preceding the date of the petition. Such assessed valuation, in case only part of an entire plot in a single ownership is to be acquired, shall be pro-rated according to the area of the part so to be acquired but shall include the valuation of all buildings encroaching upon or within the lines of the proposed improvement. 3. A prayer that the real property described therein be condemned by such court.
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