A Spanish government decree paralysing evictions is no longer in force.
It's likely to take around 5 days to demolish each of the nine blocks in the village.
A budget of 100,000 euros will be used for rental aid and compensation for families who are relocated
"After 45 years of being here, the town hall now treats us like squatters."
The Son Banya shanty town is home to Majorca's most notorious drugs clans.
Banks and large businesses will be obliged to register empty flats for social housing rental.
Unpaid rent for the government's apartments is put at 3.7 million euros.