Land Use And Zoning Law

As you prepare to retain a lawyer to advise and help you with land use and zoning matters in or around the Pensacola area, you will do well by looking for an attorney who has walked the same paths. This area of the law has been a strong focus for attorney John S. Bordelon throughout his professional career. As a lawyer and as a businessman, he has valuable insights, as well as proven-effective land use tools and strategies to share.

Based in Gulf Breeze, Bordelon Law Firm P.L. provides comprehensive land use and zoning counsel, assistance and representation to clients from throughout the Pensacola Metro area and beyond. Clients include homeowners, developers, investors and homeowner and condo associations. Key legal issues include:

  • Review of covenants and restrictions that may affect land use objectives and plans
  • Evaluation of zoning ordinances
  • Land use permitting
  • Waterfront property use and development planning, taking into account existing or planned features such as docks and seawalls
  • Petitioning for rezoning
  • Procuring variances
  • Arranging for surveying
  • Communicating with engineers regarding site designs
  • Analysis and addressing of boundary disputes
  • Arranging for required environmental consulting
  • Interactions as required with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FL DEP) or the United States Army Corps of Engineers, as needed
  • Subdivision of land
  • Property development

As Mr. Bordelon has developed several subdivisions in Santa Rosa County, encompassing hundreds of home sites, he has unique insight and experience in the subdivision process. He understands the principles behind the formation and operation of the homeowners' associations and restrictive covenants that govern these neighborhoods. He is prepared to guide other developers or home builders by arranging and attending meetings with the appropriate government officials, utility company managers and directing all the required steps for sizable projects as well as smaller ones.

Land Development, Zoning And Variances: Let Us Know About Your Needs And Plans

Call 850-677-3303 or send an email inquiry to request a consultation with a Florida real estate and land use attorney.


Gulf Breeze Office
1101 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Building 5, Suite 19
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

Phone: 850-677-3303
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Prairieville Office
P.O. Box 1698
16171 State Bank Drive, Ste 200
Prairieville, LA 70769

Phone: 225-744-2602
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