New York Office

461 Broadway

P.O. Box 1447

Monticello, NY  12701

Tel: 845-794-3833

Fax: 845-794-3827

BLS attorneys have longstanding relationships and experience with all stakeholders in this approval process...

including the many technical specialists, as well as local and state governmental agencies. BLS attorneys have represented both clients and planning boards, handling zoning, environmental and land use matters. And we have successfully processed applications to avoid the need for lengthy and costly litigations. 


We are adept and skilled at drafting findings for a municipal board and making administrative records that will support the outcome our clients seek in complex regulatory projects that involve:
·      State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA) regulations
·      Wetlands Control Boards
·      New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC)


We have worked with developers, municipalities and individuals on projects ranging from applications and permits for
·      Minor Variance
·      Shopping Centers
·      Major Subdivisions
·      Site Plans for Hotels
·      Casinos
·      Office Parks
·      Hospitals
·      Golf Courses
·      Shopping Centers
·      Senior, Single and Multi-Family Housing Developments
·      Hazardous Waste Site Remediation


BLS attorneys are well versed in all the legal procedures encompassing subdivision approval; land use planning, plot and site plan applications, appeals of adverse land use decisions, special permitting, subdivisions & site plans, variances, rezoning and SEQRA.


Beginning with the introduction of a project to the appropriate municipal entity and state agency, we facilitate the entire process to ensure site plan and subdivision approval.
·      Property Acquisition
·      Due Diligence
·      Coordination with Technical Specialists
·      Conceptual Planning