Zoning & Licensing


Our attorneys have comprehensive experience and knowledge in representing real estate owners, corporations, not for profit institutions, homeowners, and developers on a wide variety of zoning, land use and related real estate issues. We regularly prepare and prosecute map amendments, administrative adjustments, variances, special use exceptions and appeals. Our licensing attorneys assist groups who want to purchase an existing licensed business and those who want to start a new licensed business sort through all of the issues they can expect to encounter, like; zoning, permits, inspections, finger printing, public way use approvals and also those no one could reasonably expect but inevitably come up in the process of acquiring licenses in the City of Chicago.