Our Land Use Practice Group assists clients with matters related to property rights, environmental, infrastructure and governmental law in transactional, litigation and regulatory matters at the local, state, and regional level. Our expertise is in assisting our clients in matters involving: approvals, financing, tax credits, public – private partnerships, eminent domain, acquisition, leasing and conveyances, land use entitlements, construction & development, declarations & covenants, as well as infrastructure and water issues throughout Georgia and the Southeastern United States.
Our attorneys’ keen understanding of the dynamics of changing government and representative stakeholders, as well as jurisdictional plans, comprehensive plans, ordinances, and statutes, assures our clients have the most thorough knowledge possible in representing their interest. For decades, our attorneys have developed mutually respected relationships with local land use planning staffs, mayor and city council members, development and other authorities, state and local elected officials, and other governmental bodies and individuals that are involved in the zoning, planning, financing, permitting and development process. Our attorneys handle condemnation, tax appeals, the appeal of governmental decisions and disputes between landowners. Further, we are well versed in how state and regional legislation impacts business or relative practice groups. We serve a broad range of clients, including municipalities, counties, development authorities, institutional, and not-for-profit entities.