Land Use & Zoning

Land Use and Zoning Attorneys

Any delay in land development costs time and money, regardless of whether you are building an apartment complex or a grocery store. The process can seem daunting, the paperwork endless, and you want to make sure you get it right the first time so you can keep your project moving forward.

The law firm of Hummel, Lewis & Smith can provide you with the knowledgeable advice and sophisticated representation you need. We help residential and commercial developers, builders, homeowners and municipal entities with land use and zoning issues in Pennsylvania. We can guide you through the process, help you resolve disputes quickly and cost-effectively and protect your interests at every stage.

Call our law firm at 570.245.6720 or 877.829.8987 to speak with a land use and zoning lawyer. From our office in Bloomsburg, we represent clients throughout Columbia County and the Susquehanna Valley.

Experienced Local Counsel for Land Development in the Bloomsburg Area

Senior member of the firm Jack Mihalik has represented the Town of Bloomsburg for more than 30 years, in addition to numerous local townships, boroughs, and zoning boards throughout his career. His knowledge of the region, local history, and the laws enables him to expedite the approval process and overcome barriers to development.

Mr. Mihalik brings extensive knowledge and experience, representing clients in the regulatory aspects of land development and property use as well as protecting their interests in litigation. He handles all types of land use and zoning issues, including:

  • Determining what ordinances and regulations apply to the land
  • Subdivision and construction permitting
  • Stormwater and sewer management
  • Floodplain development and wetlands mitigation
  • Variances, appeals, and curative amendments
  • Planning, zoning and re-zoning
  • Administrative appeals
  • Appeals in the Commonwealth Court

We work closely with engineers, environmental experts, and other professionals to create comprehensive development strategies and land use planning. To discuss your land use or zoning matter with an experienced lawyer, contact our Bloomsburg office at 570.245.6720 or 877.829.8987 to arrange a consultation.