Seattle and Tacoma Land Use Planning Attorneys

As a property owner, there will inevitably come a time when you will want to consult with an expert legal advisor. Maneuvering through a myriad of state and local regulations, ordinances, and codes can be time-consuming and confusing. Don’t allow red tape to place a hold on your plans. Let the experts at Dickson Frohlich wade through the paperwork for you. Our more than 100 years of combined land use planning experience in the Seattle and Tacoma area will serve you well.

Call our Tacoma office at 253-572-1000 or our Seattle office at 206-621-1110
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Experienced Land Use Planning Legal Professionals

Land Use PlanningWhether you are a long-time property owner or are just considering your first purchase, you need to be aware of the legal ramifications of property ownership. That’s where the experts at Dickson Frohlich can help. No matter how impenetrable the legalese, whether it be a code, permit, or local regulation, we can help you understand the processes that will allow you to get the best use out of your real estate.

Land Use Planning: Legal Considerations

State and local governments are looking at the “big picture” and considering the effects of land use on the state as a whole. We have experience working within the confines of governmental red-tape and can help you understand how best to work with, and benefit from, these regulations. Zoning ordinances, building codes, and permit requirements can be difficult to understand. Don’t allow your frustrations to stifle your dreams. Dickson Law experts are willing and able to explain the legalese, so you are left with a clear understanding of the law. Our knowledge of local court systems and familiarity with state and local government officials can help facilitate a speedy resolution to your land use difficulties.

Land use rules and regulations are intended to protect landowners and users, neighbors, and the whole community. They also must take into account the condition of local natural resources and the ecological and economic effects of a particular land use, both for the present and for the long term. While owning real estate does not give you the absolute right to use it for any purpose, there are ways to ensure that you, as the property owner, have a voice in how you use your property.

If you have been discouraged by seemingly insurmountable legal obstacles, don’t give up on your plans. All regulations and ordinances have their own processes that allow individuals to challenge land use decisions. Dickson Frohlich can help you understand and follow the proper procedure, and put your dreams back on the path to reality. Don’t wait another day to get started.

Call our Tacoma office at 253-572-1000 or our Seattle office at 206-621-1110

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    Attorney Thomas L. Dickson

    Thomas L. Dickson

    Tom is an experienced litigator and the founding partner of the Dickson Frohlich. For over 30 years, he’s helped clients prevail in their real estate, construction, and business law matters.

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    Attorney Robert P. Dickson

    Robert P. Dickson

    The core of Rob’s legal practice is civil litigation, with an emphasis on construction, real estate, and business law. He represents a wide range of clients, from large construction companies to individual homeowners.

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    Attorney Daniel J. Frohlich

    Daniel J. Frohlich

    Dan’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and probate law. He has more than 10 years of experience as an attorney serving clients throughout Western Washington.

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    Attorney Mark S. Johnson

    Mark S. Johnson

    Mark’s legal practice focuses on civil litigation, real estate law, business law and family law. He works tirelessly to help his clients achieve the outcome they are looking for.

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    Attorney Daniel E. Pizarro

    Daniel E. Pizarro

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Daniel is active in the firm’s civil litigation department. His practice is mainly centered around real estate law, landlord-tenant law, construction law, and probate law.

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    Attorney George Knight

    George Knight

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, George is active in the firm’s civil litigation and transactional departments. His practice is mainly centered around business law, real estate law, construction law, employment law, and probate law.

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    Attorney Chris J. Lindemeier

    Chris J. Lindemeier

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Chris practices in a wide range of areas, including business law, real estate law, civil litigation, and intellectual property law.

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    Attorney Alexander J. Wisbey

    Alexander J. Wisbey

    Alexander Wisbey comes to the firm with 5 years of experience as a litigator and trial attorney. He has first chaired several jury trials and has extensive experience handling arbitrations, mediations, depositions, and settlements.

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    Attorney Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer Yoo

    Jennifer is an associate attorney at Dickson Frohlich where her current practice focuses on real estate law, contract and commercial disputes, and business law.

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    Attorney Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria A. Queen

    Cambria is an Associate with Dickson Frohlich PS in the civil litigation department, where she practices primarily real estate and probate law.

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    Attorney Alex J. Britain

    Alex J. Britain

    Since becoming an attorney, Alex Britain has practiced extensively in the areas of estate planning, probate, and civil litigation, especially related to probate issues.

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    Attorney Katherine E. Baals

    Katherine E. Baals

    As an associate at Dickson Frohlich, Katherine practices in a range of areas, including real estate, construction, business, and civil litigation.

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