Land Use

Land Use


In our land use practice, we represent private and public entities in all types of land use matters, including issues related to:

Land use permitting


The interpretation of statutes and rules

Drafting legislation

LUBA and Appellate Process

We possess extensive expertise in federal and state environmental laws on land use, including those concerning wetlands, fill, environmental impact statements, air pollution, water pollution, underground storage tanks, hazardous substances, and oil spills.

We handle the court proceedings and appeals associated with zoning and land use, impact fees, exactions, takings claims, system development charges, and the procedures for land use decisions.

Representative Clients

Barney Reservoir Joint Operating Commission

Chemical Waste Management of the Northwest, Inc.

Hillsboro Landfill, Inc.

Joint Water Commission

Mayfield Investment Company, Inc.

Riverbend Landfill, Inc.

TimberRidge Development, LLC

Tualatin Valley Sportsmen’s Club

UOLA Development, Inc.

Waste Management Disposal Services of Oregon, Inc.

Waste Management of Oregon, Inc.