The City Commission may acquire by purchase, condemnation, or otherwise private property for the removal of nonconforming uses and structures.  The City Commission shall have the authority to institute and prosecute proceedings for the condemnation of nonconforming uses and structures under the power of eminent domain in accordance with the laws of the state relative to condemnation.  The City Commission may in its discretion and by proper resolution provide that the whole or any part of the cost and expenses of acquiring the private property be paid from the General Funds or be assessed to a special district.
(1993 Code, § 154.051)  (Ord. 84-1, passed 1-3-1984)