Land Use, Development & Annexation

Flaherty & Hood is Minnesota’s leader for cities in annexation—both in the legal and legislative arenas. We have experience handling land use, development and annexation matters and issues on behalf of local governments throughout Minnesota.

Our Land Use, Development & Annexation Services

Land Use

  • Advice and interpretation of comprehensive plans, zoning ordinances, and subdivision regulations
  • Zoning, subdivision and other land use ordinance drafting
  • Advice, strategy and drafting land use documents related to:
    • re-zoning
    • variances
    • conditional use permits
    • nonconforming uses
    • and other land use proceedings and appeals
  • License agreements for use of public land and encroachments on public land
  • Intergovernmental agreements and joint powers agreements

Development

  • Advice, strateg