Land Use and Zoning

Gary S. Bowitch has a broad range of experience handling real estate development projects throughout New York State, including appearing before and acting as attorneys for local planning and zoning boards, He has expertise in New York State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) issues, as well as wetlands mitigation and a variety of federal and state environmental laws and regulations that may affect the ability to develop property. Mr. Bowitch served as Deputy Corporation Counsel for the City of Rensselaer, New York and served as attorney for the City Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals. He can help you cost-effectively navigate the sometimes Byzantine process of getting planning or zoning approval through local boards.