Del Norte, CO asked in Government Contracts, Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Law for Colorado

Q: What are examples of a piece of real estate being used or held for government purposes?

We are looking to possibly sell a piece of real estate that is currently blank land. It is used for carnivals and parking. On the same parcel (which would be subdivided). There is an event center which is owned by the City however this land is on the other side of the parcel and undeveloped. I do not think an event and conference center and blank land constitute government purpose but... Better to ask a second opinion.

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Michael Joseph Larranaga
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  • Real Estate Law Lawyer
  • Parker, CO
  • Licensed in Colorado

A: It sounds like you may have a title issue.

If you are concerned the government is using the land without your permission, it could be a taking or trespass. It is also likely there is some type of agreement on the property. Regardless, you would need to dig deeper into it.

This could also be an easement issue. It all depends.

Prior to selling, you may want to talk to an attorney to help you clear up any concerns.

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