The Role of Municipal Government Legal Counsel & Areas of Service

Land value and legal regulations influence California’s decisions regarding land use.At SBEMP Palm Springs government law firm, a team of experienced regulatory specialists, litigators and transactional lawyer handles municipal law and land use cases.

How Municipalities Benefit from Experienced Lawyers

The attorneys of the group assists clients using their unique perspective and have a stable balance between both private and public representation in litigation, regulatory advocacy, administrative and permitting.Palm Springs government legal counsel finds it helpful to explain the other side’s perspective to public entities and private parties. This is done without resorting to demonization of other parties and compromising the representation of the firm.

Because there are unique mandates governing government and municipal agencies, legal expertise needs to be of a specialized nature for proper compliance and implementation. This land use practice has worked in a variety of condemnation, environmental and land use litigations.

Past Experience of SBEMP Government Legal Counsel

The attorneys of SBEMP have provided advice and legal representation in development agreements, exactions, dedications and fees, due diligence analysis, inverse condemnation, eminent domain, certification and other green development, mixed and complex projects, Subdivision Map Act, Public Records Act, Brown Act, disclosure laws, political campaigns, general and special taxes, assessment districts, zoning permits, conditional use permits, site approvals, building permits, architectural approvals, sensitive properties and habitats such as those meant for endangered species, hillsides, historical sites and structures.

SBEMP attorneys have a wealth of experience in local government regulatory approvals and public policy in the areas of climate change policies, technology of alternative transportation, wastewater and solid waste disposal and regulations, and green building.