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Land Use, Permitting, Zoning & Licensing

Olive Judd offers its clients the essential services for acquiring and developing real property to real estate owners, developers, and builders. The Firm’s land development attorneys advise clients concerning a wide variety of land use and zoning matters to assist clients during the permitting process in an increasingly complex legal environment.  They have developed relationships at the local governmental level enabling them to pursue and foster solutions to achieve successful results. The Firm’s land use attorneys efficiently manage your land use matters by combining their extensive understanding of the law with the strong working relationships they maintain with elected officials, their aides, and staff.

Our land use attorneys have decades of experience developing creative approaches to ensure that our clients’ building and development projects move forward in a smooth and timely manner. They represent a diverse range of clients, including commercial developers, large and small corporations, locally owned businesses, and other property owners in a wide array of development activities, such as:

  • Permitting
  • Zoning
  • Development Agreements
  • Licensing
  • Site Plan Applications
  • Variances
  • Code Compliance Issues
  • Due Diligence Reviews
  • Environmental Concerns

The attorneys in our land use practice group have an in-depth understanding of the complex laws, regulations, and codes governing the development and use of land. We collaborate with our clients to identify and resolve potential issues so that they can obtain the permits and approvals they need throughout all aspects of the development process. We approach each matter with the highest degree of professionalism and provide our clients the guidance and advice they need to achieve their business goals.  Because of our unique perspective, we are often able to build consensus and support for new developments, and in doing so, decrease the time and expense associated with the approval process.