New York City Land Use and Development

New York City Land Use and Development

Sahn Ward Braff Koblenz Coschignano's zoning and land use practice is one of the most sophisticated in New York City. Our attorneys have developed an expertise that is both broad and diverse, serving our clients in the areas of:

  • Zoning Analysis and Zoning Due Diligence
  • Zoning Opinions
  • Development Rights (a/k/a “air rights”) Transfers
  • Zoning Map Changes
  • Zoning Text Amendments
  • CPC Special Permits
  • CPC Authorizations and Certifications
  • BSA Special Permits
  • BSA Variances
  • BSA Appeals
  • BSA Vested Rights Approvals
  • Landmark Proceedings
  • Building Code Matters
  • Multiple Dwelling Law Matters
  • Waterfront Development
  • Zoning and Tax Lot Subdivision

Our attorneys advocate regularly before the City Council, the City Planning Commission, the Borough Presidents’ Offices, the Board of Standards and Appeals, the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the Department of Buildings and local Community Boards.

The firm represents builders, developers, lenders, religious institutions, educational institutions, not-for-profit entities, architects and attorneys in all aspects of New York City development.

To Learn More about firm Partner, Daniel H. Braff, who heads the firm’s New York City Land Use and Development Practice, click here.