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Land Use & Governmental

Legal counsel for landowners, developers and policy makers.

Having grown out West Palm Beach’s original land boom, Jones Foster continues to remain at the forefront of South Florida’s urban development. Our Land Use and Governmental team work with municipalities, agencies, landowners, developers, and planners to provide invaluable counsel through all stages of the government approvals process, often weighing complex land development and municipal issues with public and commercial interests. Our lawyers, including former urban planners and city attorneys, strive to find creative solutions that build better communities today and for future generations.

What We Do

  • Civil Rights
  • Code Enforcement Matters
  • Community Development Districts
  • Comprehensive Plan Amendments
  • Community Redevelopment Agencies
  • Development Agreements
  • Developments of Regional Impact ("DRI")
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Government Contracts
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Land Development Regulations
  • Land Use Change Applications
  • Property Rights
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Public Records
  • Real Property
  • Rezoning Applications
  • Site Plan Approvals & Amendments
  • Sunshine Law
  • Transportation Concurrency
  • Vested Rights
  • Variances & Special Exceptions
  • Zoning Code Text Amendments