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Land Development & Zoning

At Block & Scarpa, we have the experience and knowledge to handle your land use and development needs. The range of experience includes representation in administrative proceedings, enforcement and penalty actions, including administrative and judicial challenges, enforcement challenges, civil litigation and claims and contractual disputes.

Land Use Law & Litigation

  • Property Rights
  • Zoning and rezoning
  • Master plan development
  • Residential development
  • Commercial development
  • Industrial and Institutional development
  • Comprehensive plan amendments
  • Building permits and entitlements
  • Entitlement and opinion letters
  • Developer/Development agreements
  • Administrative appeals
  • Design reviews
  • Public Policy advocacy
  • Due Diligence
  • Variances & Waivers
  • Zoning ordinance text amendments

Environmental Law

  • Florida Coastal Zone Management
  • Coastal Resiliency & Sustainability
  • Administrative and civil litigation
  • Public Works
  • Public Private Partnerships
  • Florida Submerged Lands Program
  • Wetland Regulation & Permitting
  • Mitigation Banking
  • Water Quality Permitting
  • Flooding and drainage
  • Agency enforcement
  • Solid waste and wastewater
  • Coastal Zone Management / Protection Act
  • Florida Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP)
  • Hazardous waste and cleanup

The attorneys at Block & Scarpa know that it takes a team for successful projects. We work closely with technical professionals including surveyors, engineers, architects, geologists, planners, and other consultants. We have the ability to handle projects throughout the State of Florida and have handled all manner of projects such as residential developments (both traditional and planned development), commercial, industrial and institutional, and marina projects throughout the State. Our attorneys have experience working inside government, including as the City Attorney and General Counsel to municipalities and agencies. We understand that each project is different and representation must be tailored to each individual client.