Jeffrey A. Franklin is a general Civil, Business, Energy and Utility, Real Estate... more
Jeffrey A. Franklin is a general Civil, Business, Energy and Utility, Real Estate and Technology attorney and consultant who represents clients in a way that maximizes their opportunity to achieve their business goals. Jeff has more than 20 years of experience, primarily in the areas of electric, gas, telecommunication, alternative energy and water regulation, and also has extensive experience ... view profile
With over thirty-six years of practice, I have represented a wide variety of clients,... more
With over thirty-six years of practice, I have represented a wide variety of clients, including real estate developers, landlords, national retailers, governmental departments and religious institutions in connection with numerous real estate transactions, including aquisition and leasing of commercial properties, representation of borrowers in connection with commercial fianancing, land us... view profile
I am a Harvard-trained former Army lawyer, active in my community, who is committed... more
I am a Harvard-trained former Army lawyer, active in my community, who is committed to using my experience to get the best results for my clients. Importantly, I keep you informed every step of the way- making sure that you understand the law and the procedures at issue so that you can make the best decisions for yourself and your particular situation.
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.
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