Land Development

The land development attorneys at Lyons Dougherty offer comprehensive legal representation to clients involved in complex and routine land development matters. Our lawyers represent commercial and residential developers, municipal bodies, small and mid-sized businesses, property owners and other parties throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are a highly experienced legal team well known for helping clients successfully maneuver through all segments of the subdivision and land development processes.

Our legal team works closely with clients to handle a full range of subdivision and land development activities, including:

  • Zoning
  • Permits and Variances
  • Land Use Applications
  • Preparation of Due Diligence Materials
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Financing
  • Representation of Municipal Boards and Commissions
  • Environmental Matters

Our attorneys know how to take a project from the initial planning stages through completion. We seek to identify and overcome potential obstacles in advance so that our clients’ projects stay on track. Our lawyers are well-versed in the applicable laws and regulations and have an extensive understanding of how zoning boards and planning agencies operate. We regularly make presentations before local boards of supervisors and planning commissions and assist our clients in preparing the reports and documents required at each phase of the land development process. We also collaborate and coordinate with engineers, land planners, and other technical consultants to ensure that our clients have the expertise and support necessary to accomplish their short and long-term land development goals.

When complex issues arise in a land development matter, our clients benefit from having direct access to experienced practitioners working throughout our firm’s diverse practice groups. Whether the matter involves real estate, tax, litigation or another area of the law, our attorneys collaborate to develop the right solutions for every project.

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