Zoning & Land Use

Through a comprehensive knowledge of land use and zoning laws, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek attorneys help clients navigate the procedures and processes essential to the realization of their business and property development goals. Our Zoning & Land Use Practice Group has represented numerous homeowners, builders, developers and organizations before all local governments on Long Island.

We handle a variety of cases concerning residential and commercial properties, from variances and special use permits to effecting major code changes so clients can move forward with their projects without costly time delays.  Our expertise encompasses the successful navigation of complex land use review processes including:

• Property Rezoning• Subdivisions
• Use and Area Variances• Municipal Hearings
• Special Use Permits• Article 78 Proceedings
• Site Plan Approvals

Additionally, our expertise ensures that our clients are afforded the opportunity to take full advantage of major government grant programs for which they qualify. With our in-depth knowledge of state and local incentive programs, we routinely secure tax abatements, IDA financing and other special benefits to help reduce the cost of expansions and new construction for our clients.

We add value for our clients by working closely with other critical disciplines within our firm to provide an “umbrella of services.” This commonly includes input from the firm’s real estate, corporate, construction, environmental, municipal affairs, and litigation attorneys.


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