Zoning and Land Use

Salzmann Hughes, P.C. is known throughout the state for its land use practice. Salzmann Hughes, P.C. has represented development interests of all types including: residential subdivisions, shopping centers, quarries, warehouses, e-commerce facilities, distribution centers, landfills and mining operations. Over the years, the firm has represented numerous commercial entities, individuals, municipalities and municipal authorities in regards to all types of land uses.   The Zoning and Land Use practice group works closely with the firm’s environmental law specialists when necessary, to achieve the desired result for our clients.  Our representation is diverse and includes counseling public and private organizations and companies on compliance, permitting issues, as well as litigation when necessary.

Extensive experience in all Zoning and Land Use areas:


  • Variances
  • Special Exception and Conditional Use Approvals
  • Subdivision and Land Development Plan Approvals
  • Commercial and Industrial Development
  • Zoning Challenges
  • Rezoning Applications
  • Building Code Matters
  • Mining Permits
  • Landfill Permits
  • Agricultural Uses
  • Zoning Enforcement and Appeals
  • Land Use Appeals
  • NPDES Permitting
  • Zoning Due Diligence
  • Comprehensive Plans
  • Local Ordinance Compliance
  • Easements and Rights-of-Way


Salzmann Hughes, P.C. is experienced in assisting clients with land use and zoning issues. Because of the successful municipal law practice of Salzmann Hughes, our attorneys are well versed in the requirements of the Municipalities Planning Code (“MPC”) and land use planning. Salzmann Hughes has successfully guided many clients through the land use approval process. The firm has special experience in assisting clients with controversial land use projects such as landfills, quarries and large-scale industrial developments. The attorneys at Salzmann Hughes, P.C. work closely with team members that include the client, public relations specialists, engineers, land planners and graphic artists/designers.