Administrative, Land Use & Environmental Law
Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek’s Administrative, Land Use and Environmental attorneys help developers and owners identify possibilities when it comes to land use and environmental law.
From downtown San Diego to communities throughout San Diego County, California and the United States, SCMV has been involved in numerous developments involving a broad range of legal issues with a particular strength in helping to resolve issues before litigation.
As we are deeply integrated into the region, our firm is often brought into projects as special counsel to help developers and their attorneys successfully, and efficiently, journey through San Diego’s unique development, regulatory and community terrain.
Our attorneys regularly lead negotiations with government officials from city, county, state and federal agencies during entitlement and project development and also advocate for clients before regulatory bodies. Along with longtime local clients, we also represent national developers and their architects.
SCMV attorneys address the full range of land use issues, including: zoning, planning and property acquisition; government entitlements under general, master and specific plans; infrastructure financing agreements; redevelopment agency agreements and Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) matters; eminent domain matters; impact fee issues; and public-private partnerships.
We are honored to ranked one of the “Best Law Firms” in the nation in the area of Land Use & Zoning Law by the US News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.
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Practice Group Leader
SCMV has particular expertise at both the state and federal level with environmental law including litigation involving National Environmental Policy Act, California Environmental Quality Act, Environmental Protection Act, Clean Water Act and the Clean Air Act.
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