Municipal Law

Salzmann Hughes, P.C. serves as solicitor or Special Counsel to numerous local municipalities and municipal authorities. Our municipal clients include boroughs, townships, water authorities, and sewer authorities. Because our attorneys have ample experience in the areas of municipal representation, Salzmann Hughes, P.C. efficiently and effectively assists its municipal clients with the broad range of issues that municipalities and municipal authorities are faced with. Our firm has been called upon as Special Counsel in numerous instances to assist municipal solicitors with complex transactions, environmental issues and litigation.

Municipal Authorities

Salzmann Hughes, P.C. has assisted municipal authorities with all types of issues including: collection matters, intermunicipal agreements, developer’s agreements for reserved capacity and various resolutions and policies. We have been requested to update rules and regulations, review Act 203 capital charges, connection fees, rate structures, and classifications. Our attorneys are experienced in negotiations and structuring agreements regarding intergovernmental cooperation, municipal drinking water supplies, transfers of wastewater facilities, and permit requirements at the local, state, and federal levels. Salzmann Hughes, P.C. has also assisted municipal authorities with all aspects of expansion and upgrade of their wastewater treatment plants to meet current Chesapeake Bay Tributary Strategy requirements.

Local Government

Salzmann Hughes, P.C. is experienced in assisting municipalities with the range of complex issues that local governments routinely face. Our attorneys have experience with the preparation, implementation and enforcement of zoning, subdivision and general ordinances. The attorneys at Salzmann Hughes, P.C. have handled land use appeals and litigation on behalf of our municipal clients as well as serving as special counsel for various municipal entities on these matters. Our attorneys also routinely address employment issues, contract negotiations, civil service requirements, intergovernmental cooperation and intermunicipal agreements, eminent domain and public improvements, developer’s agreements and bonding, acquisition and disposition of property, application for and administration of grants, and all other issues related to municipal representation.