Land Use Law

At MacElree Harvey, we represent builders, developers, and landowners in a wide range of matters, including those pertaining to land acquisition, zoning, subdivision, land use, condemnation, eminent domain, environmental conditions, and interpretation of land use regulations. Our clients are private landowners and developers as well as entrepreneurial and institutional clients. We oversee and give our clients advice on many types of land use projects, including shopping centers, office buildings, apartment buildings, industrial warehouses and facilities, hotels, housing developments, condominium developments and conversions, apartments, and mixed-use developments.


  • Real Estate Acquisition
  • Subdivision & Land Development Approvals
  • Securing Zoning Variances and other Relief
  • Land Use Litigation & Administrative Proceedings
  • Environmental Regulatory Counseling & Compliance Advice
  • Affordable Housing Development
  • Development Agreements
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  • Public – Private Partnerships
  • Planning Approvals & Building Permits
  • Eminent Domain & Condemnation Proceedings
  • Historic Preservation, Rehabilitation & Credits
  • Water Resources, Rights, Permitting & Adjudication
  • Commercial, Industrial & Mixed-Use Development
  • Residential Development, including Condominium & Planned Residential Communities
  • Securing Environmental PermitsBPAC-Watercolor
  • Easements, Covenants and Servitudes
  • Mechanics’ Lien Prosecution and Defense
  • Tax Assesment Appeals & Tax Exemption Applications


If you would like to schedule a consultation, please call the firm at 610.436.0100 or submit the contact request form.