Oregon Land Use Attorney

Our environmental law firm is experienced in land use litigation at the Supreme Court level. We have contributed toward Dolan vs. City of Tigard, which became a landmark case that now benefits property owners from unfair requests when seeking zoning approval.

This case serves as an example of how important it is to be vigilant about local government requirements. As your legal partner, our land use attorney will deliver reliable guidance while prioritizing your rights and goals. Based in Portland, Oregon, The Law Office of Frank Hammond LLC provides counsel for compliance, permits, audits, transactions, and more. Schedule a consultation with us today.

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Zoning Laws

Our firm provides comprehensive legal support to help you understand and comply with zoning regulations. Whether you need assistance with rezoning applications, variances, or navigating conditional use permits, we'll aim to ensure that your projects meet all local requirements while protecting your property rights.

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Permit Applications & Appeals

Our land use attorney has extensive experience with managing permit applications, from initial submission through to final approval. In the event of a denial, we are prepared to advocate on your behalf in permit appeals, help you overturn unfavorable decisions, and seek the necessary permissions for your project.

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Eminent Domain

Eminent domain cases can significantly impact property owners, as they involve the government's power to take private property for public use. Our land use lawyer is dedicated to protecting your interests in these complex and often contentious situations. We provide skilled representation to protect your rights throughout the eminent domain process.

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Effective Representation for Land Use Complications

Our land use lawyer has a long history of collaboration with clients in specialized niches, including those in the solid waste management industry. When you choose to work with us, you can expect detailed and customized counsel designed to support your specific land use objectives. Whether it's handling land use disputes or assisting property owners, developers, and municipalities in navigating zoning laws, land use planning, and permitting processes, we're experienced in addressing issues related to residential, commercial, and industrial projects.

Why partner with Us?

  • Experienced Counsel

    We offer extensive knowledge in land use law, backed by a track record of successful cases at both local and state levels, including the Supreme Court. With years of experience in complex litigation, our clients benefit from our ability to craft winning arguments.

  • Tailored Strategies

    We understand that each land use case is unique. Our attorney takes the time to listen to your concerns, analyze the nuances of your situation, and develop a customized legal plan designed to achieve the best possible outcome.

  • Sustainable Solutions

    We're committed to promoting environmentally responsible land use practices. From advocating for green building permits to advising on development plans, we strive for outcomes that comply with legal standards and positively impact the community for future generations.

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Looking for Help With Environmental Compliance?

Local policies can cover a range of issues such as conservation efforts, waste management regulations, and utility usage. These policies are put in place to ensure that properties are being used and maintained in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Our land use attorney is well-versed in these regulations and can work closely with you to pinpoint and tackle any compliance concerns. Don't risk violating local policies and facing hefty fines or legal action—let us help you navigate these matters with precision.