The Land Use & Zoning Practice Group at Jones Foster regularly counsels clients in both the private and public sectors on the unique complexities and challenges associated with real estate development and entitlement issues in Florida.
Our team has decades of experience working with governmental and regulatory agencies throughout the State. Our Land Use & Zoning attorneys represent a diverse range of clients, including national, regional and local real estate developers, property owners, and commercial retail operators. We pride ourselves on our industry reputation and the results we have secured on behalf of our clients.
We understand the time constraints and costs involved with real estate development. We are committed to providing our clients with individualized service and operational efficiencies to achieve their goals, whether it be navigating the local permitting and entitlement process, engaging with governmental officials about a development proposal, or defending against third-party challenges to governmental approvals or private property rights.
Our land use and zoning services include:
- Rezoning Applications
- Zoning Code Amendments
- Comprehensive Plan Amendments
- Site Plan Approvals and Amendments
- Development Agreements
- Variances, Special Uses, and other Discretionary Permits
- Developments of Regional Impact ("DRI")
- Transportation Concurrency
- Code Enforcement Matters
- Vested Rights Issues
- Public-Private Partnerships
- Community Development Districts
- Community Redevelopment Areas
- Land Use Litigation
- Eminent Domain
- Property Rights