Practice Area

Zoning & Land Use


We are familiar with zoning and land use, even in places where it is unique, like Boston. Not only do Allcock & Marcus lawyers practice zoning law, some of our attorneys have served on local zoning and planning boards.

Zoning and land use issues often comes up in the context of condominium developer disputes and in neighbor disputes. Zoning issues have become more prevalent in recent years due to the building boom that has occurred across New England. When it comes to zoning, knowledge of the law and local zoning codes is power. When it comes to development, time is money. Our lawyers will represent your condominium at the local level and in Court challenging special permits, variances and project modifications. Allcock & Marcus has been successful in negotiating six and seven-figure settlements and project adjustment settlements on behalf of condominiums with developers of neighboring projects.

When it comes to land use law, Allcock & Marcus attorneys are uniquely positioned to meet your needs. Whether it is a boundary dispute, adverse possession claims, view easement, equitable servitude, beach rights, overburdening of easements, road claims, our attorneys have years of experience in these matters. Our attorneys regularly appear in specialty courts, like the Massachusetts Land Court and the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Business litigation sessions to try these types of disputes.

Let Allcock & Marcus guide you through the complexities of zoning and land use law.

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