James Reed is a shareholder in the firm. He concentrates his practice on all matters... more
James Reed is a shareholder in the firm. He concentrates his practice on all matters involving real property and business planning. Mr. Reed is admitted to practice in the States of Michigan and Washington. He is member of the Michigan Real Property Law Section and has been a member of the Michigan Land Title Standards Committee since 1984, serving as Chairman from 2001 - 2004. He has represent... view profile
Land use / zoning attorneys help you understand land use laws and zoning regulations, both of which concern how you use your land (for businesses, homes, farms, factories, etc.). Zoning regulations specify things such as how close together different types of buildings can be (for example, single-family homes versus high-rise apartment buildings), how far back from the sidewalk buildings must be set, how high you can build, and how much parking you need to provide. A land use / zoning attorney can determine which rules apply to your property and development activities, and whether you qualify for any exceptions to these rules.