Legal Advice for Land Use / Zoning — 16 results
Written by attorney William K. Fahey, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Adopt and Follow a Plan A master plan is the official statement of the goals and policies for orderly and desirable future development within the municipality. Absence of a master plan... more
Written by Avvo Staff, over 6 years ago.
use is regulated by a complex web of federal, state, and local laws. Zoning
laws categorize the types of development permitted on a particular property—
for instance, whether houses... more
Written by attorney John Jacobi, 6 months ago.
Answers to frequently asked questions about Massachusetts zoning and land use laws. What is a Special Permit? Under a Zoning Ordinance in a city or a By-Law in a town, certain uses are... more
Written by attorney Anne Studholme, over 4 years ago.
The power to zone land is a prerogative of the State. In New Jersey, this power is delegated to cities and towns by means of the Municipal Land Use Law. At the town or city level, three... more
Written by attorney John Peter Huber, over 5 years ago.
Introduction: Land Use & Zoning on Long Island (i.e. Suffolk & Nassau Counties), New York Land use and zoning on Long Island can be a challenging process due to widespread development, and... more
Written by attorney Brian Nagle, over 5 years ago.
Checking the Requirements Determining the requirements of the applicable zoning, subdivision and land development, and other ordinances is one part of that. It is important to locate,... more
Written by attorney William Abbott, almost 4 years ago.
While land use litigation is not overly complex, it contains two procedural rules which occasionally trip up project opponents. First, CEQA requires that the petitioner request a hearing... more
Written by attorney Douglas Burnett, over 3 years ago.
St. Augustine Development & Land Use Attorney/Lawyer
St. Johns Law Group's land use attorneys have extensive experience with development and obtaining development rights. Our attorneys... more
Written by attorney Matthew Allen, about 4 years ago.
Issues Surrounding Land Use Regulations • Can I plant a vineyard?
• Can I site my winery on this property?
• Can I build one or more homes?
• Can I have a tasting room or do onsite... more
Written by attorney Daniel P. Dalton, over 5 years ago.
Consideration of the Religious Land Use act and Zoning Before buying, leasing or renting space, a property development team for a religious institution needs to be aware of the “zoning”... more
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