Zoning and Land Use

Clark Quinn’s zoning and land use attorneys touch all aspects of land development and Indiana real estate law.  Our zoning and land use lawyers represent a diverse range of clients including national retail developers, local commercial and residential developers and builders, small businesses, landowners, various municipalities and governmental entities, engineers and architects.  We offer a wide range of experience representing clients in matters including rezonings, variances, special exceptions, platting, architectural design and site review approvals, as well as related approvals, certifications, permitting and code compliance.

Our extensive experience also includes land use presentations before various Plan Commissions, Boards of Zoning Appeals, Plat Committees, Town Councils, City Councils, Technical Review Committees, Boards of Public Works, Drainage Boards, Historic Preservation and Neighborhood Groups both locally and throughout the State of Indiana.  We offer the advantage of extensive expertise and experience while maintaining personal relationships and contact with our clients.  We advise our clients on site planning and development issues.  Our zoning and land use attorneys prepare petitions and legal requirements for land use processes, attend hearings and meetings with staff and any interested stakeholders.  At Clark Quinn, we offer a complete land use team, including an American Institute Certified Planner (AICP) to aid in making the best decisions and approach for any given project to maximize our clients’ options and the success of the project.

We offer professional, personal and efficient assistance with: 

  • Planning
  • Rezoning
  • Variances:  use, development standards, dimensional
  • Platting
  • Vacations
  • Legal Non-Conforming Uses (LCNU or “Grandfathered Uses”)
  • Permitting
  • Ordinance Revisions, Updates and Interpretations
  • Code Compliance Issues
  • Zoning Violations
  • Comprehensive planning for municipalities
  • Requests for Proposals (RFP)
  • Site plan assistance
  • Architectural review
  • Design Review

For more information about the Firm’s zoning and land use practice, please contact Thomas Michael Quinn, John B. “Bart” Herriman, Michael P. Maxwell, Jr., or Russell L. Brown.