Legal Counsel For Zoning Issues
Individuals, businesses and developers often turn to Godfrey, Leibsle, Blackbourn & Howarth, S.C., in Elkhorn for guidance in a wide range of real estate-related issues, including zoning. Our law firm has established a strong reputation for problem-solving in support of our clients’ goals and interests such as:
- Acquiring property for particular uses
- Interpreting zoning regulations
- Verifying matches between zoning and desired uses
- Adhering to zoning and land use restrictions whenever possible
- Obtaining permits for building, developing and converting properties
- Petitioning for zoning variances
Our lawyers have helped many individuals and organizations deal with zoning in small towns, cities, rural areas and lakeside areas along Lake Geneva and elsewhere. We have assisted developers obtain permission to build housing developments as well as multifamily housing and commercial installations.
Zoning Disputes: Representation And Resolution
Community organization and activism is sometimes at odds with zoning needs of our clients. We have helped clients overcome local opposition to zoning permits and variances. We have likewise helped other clients challenge zoning changes proposed by others preparing to build on or repurpose properties in their vicinities.
Our methods for resolving zoning disputes include a full range of legal services, including one-on-one negotiations, settlement conferences, mediation, arbitration, administrative hearings and land use litigation leading to courtrooms. Each situation helps dictate the most effective approach to resolution of a zoning challenge.