Representation in Zoning and Land Use Matters

The attorneys at DiJulio Law Group can assist you with any real estate matter related to zoning, land use, and other governmental entitlements to use or develop your property. Whether you are a landowner who wants to expand, a developer considering building a shopping center, or any other person in need of assistance with land use, property development, or zoning matters, we can help.

To discuss your zoning and land use case with one of our experienced attorneys, contact us DiJulio Law Group in Glendale, California, at (818) 502-1700.

At DiJulio Law Group, we have more than 35 years of experience helping people in Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas with a wide range of real estate matters. When you choose us to represent you, we will devote ourselves to your case. We are hands-on attorneys who are ready to put in the work necessary to build a case dedicated to meeting your needs.

We are available to assist with all issues related to zoning and land use, including:

  • Administrative hearings
  • Building permits
  • Zone changes
  • Conditional use permits
  • General planning amendments
  • Specific planning amendments
  • Entitlements
  • Environmental impact reports

Land Use Covenants

Under federal and state laws, remedial action plans and/or environmental cleanups are required for a site where there has been a release or threatened release of a hazardous substance into the environment. While the general goal of most environmental cleanups is to return a site to a condition where people can safely use it for any purpose, this is not always technically possible or economically feasible.

A practical alternative to environmental cleanups is executing and recording a Land Use Covenant (“LUC”). A LUC is a legal instrument that restricts activities on sites where some contamination remains in place, and binds current and future landowners. A LUC can protect human health and the environment while encouraging economic development of the site. LUCs provide reliable long-term controls, reducing the risk that a future owner might eliminate the controls and thereby increase or revive the first owner’s liability. LUCs also allow for the redevelopment, sale, and productive use of the site, thereby increasing the value of the site.

DiJulio Law Group has expertise in preparing and negotiation LUCs and other environmental land use controls. We have found that by tailoring the LUC to the specific contaminated area of the site, rather than the entire site or parcel, it can lower the site owner’s burden and liability, and promotes the value of the site, saving thousands of dollars in future cleanup costs. This allows the owner to maximize the value of his property in future sales.

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Our lawyers are aggressive. We are thorough and detailed. When we go into the courtroom or into an administrative hearing, we will have all the facts in our possession. Our attorneys can stand up for you in front of the zoning administrator, the planning commissioner, the city council, the zoning review board, or any other involved entity. We know how to gather information and we know how to present that information. We work hard for you.

contact us DiJulio Law Group at (818) 502-1700 or 818.502.1700 to discuss your zoning and land use case.

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