Municipal Law

Local governments have a broad range of legal needs, from adopting local laws, dealing with blighted property, complying with state and federal mandates, managing personnel, and many other issues. Salzmann Hughes has a team of attorneys experienced in providing legal guidance to boroughs, townships, counties, municipal authorities, and other local government entities in those diverse areas. We provide a full range of services to municipalities, including:

  • ordinance and resolution drafting
  • zoning and land development
  • right-of-way acquisition
  • eminent domain
  • blight abatement and demolition
  • construction contracts
  • municipal electric operations and improvements
  • intermunicipal agreements
  • utility leaseback and management agreements
  • collective bargaining
  • discipline and grievances
  • personnel policies and administration
  • code enforcement
  • product and service procurement
  • water and sewer operations and improvements
  • collection of municipal claims
  • environmental compliance and permitting
  • conventional financing

If you need a solicitor or special counsel, our municipal experience can benefit you. Our municipal practice group is made up of attorneys who devote a majority of their practice to municipal issues. With the complex array of legal issues that municipalities face, do you want a dabbler or a practitioner?