Illinois Land Use and Zoning Attorney
Champaign law firm provides zoning services for residential and commercial clients
James D. Cottrell Law Office, P.C. has extensive experience representing both residential and commercial clients in zoning matters. I possess a high level of knowledge of the operations of local government. I represent clients before planning boards, zoning boards, and other governmental agencies and review bodies. If needed, I appear on behalf of clients in state and federal courts in land use, zoning and related matters.
Champaign lawyer handles land use matters such as zoning variance applications
If you need approval for a zoning variance or a construction permit, I can help. I draft applications and petitions. I file appeals after denial of a land use permit application. If you need experienced representation in any zoning or land use matter, contact me. I have the experience and knowledge to work toward a resolution that meets your needs.
Representing developers and landowners
My clients include developers, contractors and entrepreneurs seeking to open new businesses. In addition to helping clients such as these apply for permits and zoning variances, I handle matters such as easements for road, water, sewer and power lines. I also represent landowners hoping to subdivide property for development.
Because of my history of involvement in the community, my firm is well positioned to represent clients on matters related to land use and zoning. I know the procedures required by the various agencies and boards. I also understand the different time limits on appeals imposed by each agency and commission.
I regularly handle the following types of cases:
- Land use planning
- Planned unit development (PUD)
- Environmental impacts
- Plat and site plan applications
- Appeals of adverse zoning decisions