Land Use and Zoning

Morton & Gettys provides counsel and representation regarding various commercial, residential, and mixed-use projects. We work with individuals, developers, builders, government entities, and businesses of all sizes from inception through completion of a project, providing legal services and oversight throughout the process. 

Specific experience includes:

  • Preparing easements
  • Negotiating utility agreements and other entitlements with utility companies, municipalities, and other governmental entities
  • Negotiating development agreements with counties and municipalities
  • Preparing covenants, conditions, easements, and restrictions for various commercial, industrial, office, and residential projects
  • Providing counsel regarding rezoning applications, and representing individuals and businesses in variance requests, zoning appeals, and other administrative matters

Morton & Gettys attorneys also defend property owners’ rights in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia fighting to make sure they receive fair compensation if a government agency takes their land through eminent domain or condemnation.