Norton Moore & Adams

Land Use & Planning

An effective land use lawyer maintains broad knowledge of many interrelated disciplines to facilitate a winning outcome for their clients. This attorney understands that the land entitlement process consists of many important and interrelated components. Superior knowledge and experience are also needed to complete a complicated entitlement project successfully.

Compliance with rigorous local, regional, and federal authorities can be exceedingly complicated and time consuming. Mastering a thorough understanding of the many interconnected relationships inherent in this process, including planning and implementation, is paramount. Successful interaction with a broad group of interested parties, including landowners, developers, city planners, elected officials, environmental interest groups, and the community is a trait of a seasoned land use attorney.

Ann has all of the requisite skills of a successful land use attorney. Her technical legal expertise includes broad and extensive experience preparing and negotiating complex agreements, assisting communities with general and specific plans, advising on compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and establishing mechanisms for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure. She has assisted her clients in annexation/de-annexations matters, inverse condemnations, and Subdivision Map Act issues.

Moreover, she has the experience, knowledge, and wisdom gained from participation in the process at the highest level. Utilizing a government perspective, Ann provides her clients with a practical understanding of the entitlement process and goal-oriented solutions for the successful completion of the process for either the developer or the municipal agency.

Large Area of Developed land