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Chapter 8.04 RCW



HTMLPDF 8.04.005Condemnation final actionsNotice requirements.
HTMLPDF 8.04.010Petition for appropriationContents.
HTMLPDF 8.04.020NoticeContentsServicePublication.
HTMLPDF 8.04.060Adjournment of proceedingsFurther notice.
HTMLPDF 8.04.070HearingOrder adjudicating public use.
HTMLPDF 8.04.080Order to direct determination of damages and offsetting benefits.
HTMLPDF 8.04.090Order for immediate possessionPayment of tender into court.
HTMLPDF 8.04.092Determination of adequacy of paymentJury trialCosts.
HTMLPDF 8.04.094Demand for trialTime of trialDecree of appropriation.
HTMLPDF 8.04.097Acquisition when several ownerships.
HTMLPDF 8.04.098Acquisition when several ownershipsPublic use.
HTMLPDF 8.04.099Acquisition when several ownershipsSelection of single jury.
HTMLPDF 8.04.100Cases may be consolidated for trial.
HTMLPDF 8.04.110TrialDamages to be found.
HTMLPDF 8.04.112Damages to buildings.
HTMLPDF 8.04.114Damages to buildingsWhere based on readjustment or moving.
HTMLPDF 8.04.120JudgmentDecree of appropriationRecording.
HTMLPDF 8.04.130Payment of damagesEffectCostsAppellate review.
HTMLPDF 8.04.140Claimants, payment ofConflicting claims.
HTMLPDF 8.04.150Appellate review.
HTMLPDF 8.04.160Award, how paid into court.
HTMLPDF 8.04.170Condemnation for military purposes.
HTMLPDF 8.04.180Condemnation for military purposesConstruction.


Additional provisions applicable to eminent domain proceedings: Chapter 8.25 RCW.
Appointment of guardian ad litem for minors, incapacitated persons: RCW 8.25.270.
City streets as state highwaysRights-of-way: RCW 47.24.030.
Condemnation of blighted property: Chapter 35.80A RCW.
Department of ecology: RCW 43.21A.450, 43.21A.610 through 43.21A.642.
Department of fish and wildlifeAcquisition of propertyCondemnationWhen authorized: RCW 77.12.037.
Department of transportationAirports, facilities: RCW 47.68.100, 47.68.120.
Joint operating agency: RCW 43.52.391.
Mt. St. Helens recoveryDepartment of transportation: RCW 43.01.210.
Parks and recreation commission: RCW 79A.05.030(7).
Puget Sound ferry and toll bridge system: RCW 47.60.020.
Quinault Tribal Highway: RCW 47.20.725.
Relocation assistance: Chapter 8.26 RCW.
State agency housing: RCW 43.82.030.
State highways: Chapter 47.12 RCW.
Tidelands, shorelands, oyster reservesDepartment of natural resources: RCW 79.110.350.