is the loss in value if any, to the residue land, where part of
the owner's land is taken. The loss of part may have a large
detrimental effect on the value of the residue. For a claim for
Severance Damage to succeed, the existing use of the residue must be
the highest and best use.
A common severance
damage claim for new roadworks is a reduction in access to the
subject block caused by the new works.
– NON URBAN EXAMPLE
– URBAN EXAMPLE