“The trial is the next iteration of an ongoing legal battle between the Lynnhaven Dunes Condominium Association and the city, stretching back to 2009 when the association first contested the city’s taking of easements allowing it to use and maintain its section of Cape Henry Beach.”

Read the entire article at Pilotonline.com.

But the condominium no longer owns the shoreline abutting its property after the city condemned portions of Cape Henry Beach in 2009 to place sand dredged from Lynnhaven Inlet there.

Now they’re going to court to see how much the rights to that land are worth.

 

To prevent future litigation like this, city officials are seeking a clarification to state law that says a waterfront property owner maintains his or her riparian rights after a sand-replenishment project.

To view the City’s draft Legislative Plan for this issue, Click here

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