Land Use and Zoning

At Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., our land use and zoning lawyers represent municipalities and individual landowners or businesses who wish to develop or expand the use of their property. Zoning issues can be very complex; however, our attorneys have the experience and knowledge to tackle the most complicated matters. From drafting legislation to interpreting and working within existing statutes and ordinances, we provide diligent representation for all our clients.

We Handle All Types of Zoning and Land Use Issues

Dealing with city officials and county recorders often involves a lot of red tape and can be a time-consuming process. Our experienced real estate attorneys work hard to guide our clients through these difficult areas, which can include:

  • Variances and special use permits
  • Plat approval
  • Municipal ordinances
  • Dedication and vacation of land

Whether our clients need assistance with commercial real estate developments or are individual landowners seeking ordinance exemptions, we are here to help. The lawyers at Benckendorf & Benckendorf, P.C., have been representing landowners in central Illinois for decades. When clients are uncertain about permissible uses for their property or wish to obtain a variance allowing for expanded use of their property, they rely on our attorneys who understand local ordinances and the processes for seeking a change.

Call for an Appointment with a Land Use and Zoning Issues Lawyer

The value of a property is generally tied to the best use an owner can make of it. We help our clients determine permissible uses for their land in order to maximize its value. Contact our attorneys online or call to schedule a meeting to discuss your property issues.