Utah Land Use & Zoning Law

 

Southern Utah Land Use & Zoning Law Attorneys

Land use and zoning law is the regulation of the use and development of the public and private real estate. Zoning is the most common form of land-use regulation, used by municipalities to control local property development. Other legal issues pertaining to land use include easements, trespassing, and eminent domain.

Zoning regulations typically divide a municipality such as a city into residential, commercial, and industrial zones. Thus, zoning laws are intended to maintain a level of order and efficiency within a municipality, while keeping each zone optimized for its intended purpose. For example, zoning laws reassure home owners that a factory or department store will not open across the street. Zoning laws also regulate specific requirements for the types of buildings allowed in each zone such as height restrictions, location of utility lines, parking requirements, and other regulations.

Much of our experience centers on land use and zoning issues. Our attorneys advise a diverse clientele, including individuals, businesses and government agencies on matters involving property acquisition, financing, platting, and development. Our attorneys have also represented government bodies on issues of zoning and land use.

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