Cynthia Figueroa, has practiced business law in Dallas for 26 years, and has recently opened an office in Plano/Frisco to better serve her clients. She is a former elected official serving the citizens of Dallas County, a former adjunct professor...
Practice areas & skills: Land Use & Zoning, Business, Family, Education, Wills & Living Wills
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Land use and 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.