Expropriation for public utility


It is a procedure which allows the State, for reasons of public utility, to force private or legal persons to cede the ownership of their immovable property against fair and prior compensation.


Variable depending on the zone

Documents required

  • Decision of the authority to carry out a public utility project;
  • Plan showing the project right-of-way;
  • Availability of funds for the Compensation / Expropriation process.
  • Declarative act of public utility

Time limit

Minimum 6 months