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Philadelphia Zoning

Land Use and Zoning Attorneys Guiding and Supporting our Clients

The City of Philadelphia is a unique and complex environment for development and redevelopment. The attorneys at Kaplin Stewart have the legal expertise to assist developers, property owners and tenants in navigating the City’s licensing, permitting and zoning in order to expediently and efficiently obtain the necessary permits and approvals for their projects.

For example, our attorneys have counseled clients on obtaining the various permits and approvals necessary for a wide array of projects ranging from one hundred thousand square foot plus shopping centers and mid-rise multi-family residential developments to adaptive reuse of vacant religious facilities and antiquated retail spaces, to single-family residential remodeling projects.

Our attorneys regularly work with developers in preparing, submitting and processing these permits and approvals through the Department of Licenses and Inspections and related City Agencies. Kaplin Stewart’s attorneys are  often sought after for their skill and legal acumen in advocating for our clients before the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment, Registered Community Organizations, Art Commission, Planning Commission and each of their various sub-committees.

Regardless of whether you are seeking ground-up development of a commercial center, need to legalize an existing non-conforming use, want to redevelop a deteriorating investment, or are interested in remodeling your existing home or business, you are almost certain to require permits and approvals from the City. The bureaucracy of the City of Philadelphia is daunting and intimidating and your rights may be impacted, your project may be delayed or even extinguished if you don’t have proper counsel and guidance. Our attorneys have the knowledge and experience to address all of the issues your project may face, to navigate the City’s processes and agencies, and to steer you toward your goal of achieving a successful and rewarding development project.

Contact a Land Use and Zoning Attorney Today 

At Kaplin Stewart, we aim to facilitate a smooth approval process for our clients. Our approach is to work cooperatively with municipalities to achieve the results which benefit both our clients and the public. However, when cooperation from municipalities fails, we are equipped to take whatever action is necessary to protect our clients’ property rights.

Learn how our attorneys can help you advance your business objectives. We encourage you to schedule a consultation today. We service businesses and other entities with offices in Philadelphia and Blue Bell, Pennsylvania as well as Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Contact us online or by phone at 610-260-6000 today to arrange a consultation.