Our Office

  • Zoning analyses, including zoning status, development potential, review of zoning calculations and drawings, and strategic advice
  • Zoning opinions, memoranda and letters for sellers, purchasers, borrowers and lenders
  • Transfers of development rights, preparation and review of Declarations, Zoning Lot Development Agreements, and related zoning documents
  • Transactional support, including drafting and reviewing zoning related provisions of purchase and sale agreements and ground leases
  • Representation and advocacy for projects requiring approval of the City Planning Commission, Community Boards, Borough President, and City Council, including authorizations, certifications, special permits, zoning district changes, text amendments, dispositions of city owned property, and other matters subject to New York City's Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP)
  • Zoning-related matters involving other City and State agencies, including the Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Economic Development Corporation, the Empire State Development Corporation and other public authorities
  • Representation and advocacy for projects before the Board of Standards and Appeals, including variances, special permits, vesting cases and administrative appeals
  • Litigation support, including expert testimony and technical assistance on land use and zoning issues