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Land Use & Planning Attorneys in Jersey City

Experienced Legal Guidance for Your Project

Construction projects can bring with them a wide range of complicated legal stipulations and obstacles. You may run into issues related to your building permit or building boundary line permits, land restriction laws, petitions for rezoning, and more. This is why we highly recommend that you seek professional legal counsel from a land use & planning lawyer from our firm. We can guide you through the development process and ensure that you are informed of all the regulations and laws involved with your project. If your situation becomes more serious and you need legal representation for a land use dispute, we can defend your interests through litigation.

Our land use & planning lawyers in Jersey City can assist you with the following, and more:

  • Creating master plans
  • Understanding land use ordinances
  • Creating redevelopment plans
  • Obtaining building permits
  • Navigating disputes or complications regarding zoning appeals
  • Obtaining permission for a “variance”

Planning Your Project

Although many local districts in New Jersey have strict and complex regulations regarding where and how you can build, you still have some options for overcoming legal obstacles that stand in the way of your development.

For example, if you believe a zoning officer made an error in whatever requirements or decisions he or she imposed on you, you may apply to appeal that ruling. Our legal professionals can help determine if an officer has made an error, and can make a strong case for where the judgment went wrong.

You can also apply for a variance, which is an exception to the zoning rules. For example, if the local zoning ordinances place a limit on how big the floor area ratio can be on a certain property, you can apply for a variance that would allow a larger building area.

You will need to send these applications to the Department of Community Development for review, and they will direct you to the appropriate Board that will be in charge of making the decision.

Our legal professionals at Vyzas & Associates can help you determine when an appeal or variance is required for a project, and how to best prepare an application. We are well-versed in the laws and regulations surrounding land use and are prepared to help you make your goals and your project a reality.

Providing the attention and personalized service of a small firm, but the effective results of a big firm, we offer the best of both worlds. Do not hesitate to contact Vyzas & Associates today to discuss your land use and planning concerns in a free consultation.


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