Zoning, Permitting & Land Use Matters

Our attorneys represent property owners, developers, businesses and other organizations in obtaining necessary approvals for the use and development of land, defending enforcement actions, managing environmental risks, regulatory compliance and due diligence investigations.

Our experience in land use includes eminent domain, inverse condemnation, exactions and other constitutional property rights claims, affordable housing, fair housing, drafting and enforcement of regulations, historic preservation, mineral rights and earth materials, specific performance, landlord and tenant, common interest ownership communities, quiet title, tax appeals, and foreclosures.

We represent clients before state and local agencies in administrative proceedings, and in civil actions in the state and federal trial and appellate courts, involving permitting, injunctions, compensation and damages, and enforcement. We represent businesses, associations, individuals, non-profits and government agencies in these matters.

We regularly appear before federal, state and local governmental bodies and agencies regarding matters related to:

  • Zoning;
  • Developments of regional impact;
  • Comprehensive plans and plan amendments;
  • Variances and special permits and conditional uses;
  • Development permitting;
  • Due diligence investigations