Administrative, Governmental, Land Use & Environmental

The Land-Use Lawyers of Kirk-Pinkerton: How Our Land Use, Administrative, Governmental and Environmental Law Practice Can Help You

One of Kirk-Pinkerton’s designated areas of specialty is its Land Use, Government and Environmental Department. Attorneys in this department have extensive experience in Sarasota and Manatee Counties and surrounding municipalities. In addition, members of this department have been involved in transactions across the nation.

Our Land Use attorneys handle matters before municipal and county commissioners, planning and zoning boards, local boards of adjustment and zoning appeal boards as well as development review committees. They also assist the Litigation department in land use matters which require a judicial forum for resolution.

Land Use & Environmental Attorneys

What is Zoning? How are Land-Use Attorneys Involved?

The most common land-use problem is zoning or permitting restrictions. Zoning and permitting regulations are used by governments to control and direct the use and development of property.

Land use and zoning attorneys serve as legal representation for businesses, homeowners and property developers seeking permit approvals, changes in zoning regulations, and land use restrictions. They also handle cases involving easements, waterfront activities and docks, and property rights protection.

Some areas of Florida are growth areas with complex development issues, including mining, agriculture, tourism, and industrial growth as well as residential and business growth. The experienced land-use lawyers at Kirk- Pinkerton can anticipate potential problems in these areas and work to resolve them for you.

How can Kirk-Pinkerton’s Land Use Attorneys Help?

Kirk-Pinkerton’s land use attorneys handle matters before federal, state, municipal and county permitting agencies and elected bodies, planning and zoning boards, local boards of adjustment and zoning appeals boards as well as development review committees. They also assist the Litigation Department in land use matters which require a judicial forum for resolution.

What Other Issues Can Land-Use Attorneys Assist With?

The Land Use Attorneys at Kirk-Pinkerton are experienced in a variety of land use law issues including zoning issues, property rights protection, tax appeals and valuation appeals, special exceptions and variances, permitting, conditional use permitting, coastal construction, dock permitting and code enforcement issues.

  • Property Rights Protection, Tax Appeals
  • Special Exceptions and Variances
  • Major and Minor Conditional Use Permits
  • Developments of Regional Impact
  • Planned Unit Developments
  • Regional Water Management and Wetland Permits
  • Municipal and County Comprehensive Plan and Ordinance Amendments
  • Coastal Construction & Dock Permitting & Valuation
  • Variances
  • Code Enforcement
  • Permitting
  • Green Building and Development
  • Oil Spill Response

Kirk-Pinkerton Administrative, Environmental, and Governmental/Land Use Attorneys

Robert K. Robinson Employment Law, Government/Land Use

Anastasia Stefanou Administrative, Environmental, Government/Land Use, Real Estate