Saturday, January 27, 2007

What is Zoning?

Zoning is a North American term for a system of land-use regulation. The word is derived from the practice of designating permitted uses of land based on mapped zones which separate one part of a community from another. Zoning regulations fall under the police power rights governments may exercise over real property.

In practice, zoning is used as a permitting system to prevent new development from harming existing residents or businesses. Zoning is commonly controlled by local governments such as counties or municipalities.

Let me not bore you with more detailed legal procedures involving zoning and land use.

Very few law firms take up cases of zoning and land use. But the New York based top legal firm simmons jannace & stagg are considered to be experts in such matters.

The firm that began as a litigation firm focusing on commercial and general liability litigation, now have a full pledged team of lawyers who also practice in other legal areas that include labor and employment , securities law, zoning and land use, and environmental law to name a few.

Many Fortune 500 clients entrust their disputes to Simmons, Jannace & Stagg because of their expertise and experience, and also because they are widely recognized as a firm that thinks “outside the box.”

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