We Are Your Legal Team

Addressing Legal Matters In Land Use And Zoning

At Shay, Santee, Kelhart & Deschler LLC, our Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, law firm can assist you with all your zoning, subdivision and land use issues in all municipalities within Lehigh and Northampton counties.

We have successfully represented clients, both individuals and businesses, before zoning hearing boards, planning commissions, boards of supervisors, city councils and borough councils in many municipalities. Municipalities in which we have appeared include Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Hanover Township, Lower Saucon Township, Upper Saucon Township, Allentown, South Whitehall Township, Lower Nazareth Township, Upper Nazareth Township and many others.

Businesses, Individuals And Municipalities Benefit From Our Skills

We are established in the community and know the local zoning and land use regulations that affect property owners and developers in Pennsylvania. This allows us to effectively provide a broad spectrum of services, including the ones listed below:

  • Rezoning
  • Land use planning
  • Planned unit development (PUD)
  • Environmental impacts
  • Variances
  • Plat and site plan applications
  • Appeals of adverse land-use decisions

When buying real estate, you should know how zoning laws will affect you before you purchase the property. Otherwise, you may be burdened with a piece of land that you cannot use for its intended purpose. To help you make the right decisions, we can evaluate the property before you sign an agreement for sale. This is just one more way that Shay, Santee, Kelhart & Deschler LLC helps make things easier for you.

Legal Counsel For Land Development

In addition to our individual clients, we have represented major developers and companies in land use matters, including Walgreens Company, Saucon Valley Country Club, Arcadia Properties, LLC, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Holiday Inn of Bethlehem and Five Points Sheraton in Allentown.

We know the legal needs of land developers and work hard to make sure that development runs smoothly and effectively. Our work involves predicting potential problems and eliminating them before they become an issue. This approach helps make sure that our clients’ resources to go development — not to litigation.

Contact A Skilled Zoning Law Attorney

To contact us regarding your legal concerns, call Shay, Santee, Kelhart & Deschler LLC in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, at 610-295-5328 or toll-free at 877-716-3631. You may also complete our online contact form to arrange a confidential consultation with an experienced lawyer.