The land use attorneys you want on your side.

The attorneys in Jaspan Schlesinger Narendran LLP’s land use and zoning practice group frequently handle both residential and commercial applications before government boards across Long Island. Our land use clients include homeowners, real estate developers, residential and commercial builders and various national franchises.

Unquestioned History, Unchallenged Knowledge

Founded more than 75 years ago, Jaspan Schlesinger Narendran LLP has a significant working knowledge of the government agencies that administer local land use regulations. Municipal building codes vary by area, so our attorneys make it a priority to stay up-to-date on any procedural or regulatory changes that might impact clients. It’s that type of all-encompassing experience and familiarity with land use and zoning that enable our attorneys to anticipate questions or concerns that an application might generate before they arise.

Your Conduit to Municipal Representatives

Land use attorneys at Jaspan Schlesinger Narendran LLP are experienced in all phases of the municipal approval process. We regularly prepare applications for submission, meet with municipal representatives to discuss specifics and appear at municipal board hearings on behalf of our clients.

With decades of experience in each of step of the process, our land use attorneys are adept at handling matters that include:

  • Major and minor subdivision applications
  • Change of zone applications
  • Variance and special permit applications
  • Site plan applications
  • Industrial development agency (IDA) applications for benefits, including payments in lieu of taxes (PILOT), mortgage recording tax exemption, and sales tax exemption


Simone M. Freeman

Partner Department Chair