[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Stratford 4-10-2006 by Ord. No. 06-03. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Within the territorial limits of the Town of Stratford, no real property may be acquired by eminent domain for economic development purposes pursuant to General Statutes §§ 8-128 to 8-133 inclusive, if the resulting project will be privately owned or controlled. Nothing contained herein shall be construed to limit the use of eminent domain powers for public purposes, including, but not limited to, the construction of sewers, highways, sidewalks, rights-of-way, flood, shore and erosion control purposes or for any other transaction where the property rights acquired will be held or controlled by the Town of Stratford. This chapter shall not conflict with any subsequently enacted state law on this subject matter.