Land Use and Zoning Litigation

In an ever-changing market environment, an owner or developer's best-laid plans often require careful guidance and direction as he or she considers reworking a proposed development in Michigan. The zoning and land use lawyers of O'Reilly Rancilio can effectively navigate the owner, developer, builder, general contractor, and architect through all phases of the development process. Our attorneys have represented clients large and small before numerous zoning boards (ZBAs), city councils, and courts throughout the Oakland County, Macomb County, and Wayne County area.

Depending on the specific needs of the client and project, O'Reilly Rancilio assembles a team of legal professionals to address any and all of the following:

  • Early meetings with local governments to present proposed projects or revisions
  • Representation at planning commission reviews
  • Representation at final government approval sessions
  • Assistance in preparing zoning board applications
  • Litigation of rezoning denials before the circuit courts
  • Representation and counseling in structuring and applying for planned unit developments (PUDs)
  • Preparing and arguing rezoning applications
  • Management of rezoning litigation
  • Counseling on tax appeals, assessments, condemnation, and other takings

With size and skilled staff, O'Reilly Rancilio offers cost-effective and comprehensive assistance to real estate clients.



Our land use and zoning litigation attorneys are: