TZMC Law | Tri-Cities, WA

Land Use

Land use law focuses on dispute resolution and regulatory compliance related to the development of real property. There are a number of agencies, commissions, and boards that have been created to carry out the regulations of land use, protect the environment and preserve private property rights. Our primary clients for these types of issues include; real estate developers, contractors and other businesses that rely on land use for their livelihood.

Land use concerns we handle include:

  • Land Development
  • Land Rights
  • Land Acquisition
  • Project Permitting
  • Zoning changes
  • Planned Unit Developments
  • SEPA Compliance
  • Growth Board Appeals
  • Property Acquisition
  • Preliminary and Final Plat Approval
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Unlawful Taking of Private Property
  • Zoning & Permitting
  • Development Agreements
  • Site plan & Plat Approval
  • Common Area Maintenance agreements
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Civil litigation

Having a well versed attorney on your team can help you get your project moving, protect your rights and allow you to retain valuable resources. Serving as Kennewick’s City Attorney from 1999 to 2007, partner John Ziobro offers our client’s a unique perspective on local government’s approach to property development proposals.

Additionally, we represent homeowner’s associations. We work with them to:

  • Draft and enforce residential and commercial covenants
  • Draft and enforce rights related to easements, boundary lines, and
  • right-of-way

On behalf of our clients, our partners regularly appear before planning commissions and zoning boards of adjustment, city councils, and county commissioners in Benton and Franklin County on behalf of developers and homeowners.

Have a project that requires counsel and advice? Give us a call at (509) 737-8500 or contact us via email for further information.