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Exceedingly Capable Guidance On Land Use Issues

Attorney Mike Durkee has extensive experience and vast knowledge regarding California land use matters. Mike was instrumental in the creation, coordination and implementation of the overall entitlement strategy – and defense – for quite a few of California’s both celebrated and controversial development projects. Mike has a clear understanding of land use and the practical application of laws in regard to land use issues.

Types Of Projects Mike Can Assist With

  • Mike represents developers, builders, property owners, businesses, cities, counties, special districts, and interest groups in all aspects of land use, elections, and local government law in both administrative and judicial proceedings.
  • Mike understands that time is money. He is adept at perceiving where there will be issues and skilled in the resolution of those issues.
  • He offers a broad base of services and resources for all types of development (eg., residential, industrial, commercial, retail, recreational, sports, etc.).
  • Mike has transactional and litigation experience and expertise in the laws and processes regarding the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), local governance, general plans, specific plans, planning and zoning, the Subdivision Map Act, vested rights (development agreements, vesting maps), exactions (fees/dedications), Williamson Act, and local elections (initiative, referendum, recall).  Mike also serves as an expert on these topics and has been involved in several law-changing litigation and legislative matters.

Mike also coordinates with others on all relevant state and federal environmental issues.  Mike provides creative, strategic, and seasoned guidance to developers, public agencies, individual property owners, and more from the Bay Area, to the Wine Country, to the Central Coast, to the Central Valley, to Southern California, and all other parts of California.

Contact Mike For A Land Use Consultation

California land use and environmental issues can be complex. You likely have questions that need to be answered before your project can move forward. Call 510-617-0569 and speak with Mike Durkee about your project in a free initial consultation. You can also send a brief summary of your matter to Law Office of Michael Patrick Durkee via this confidential website contact email.