Michel & Associates, P.C.’s land use law practice group addresses the complicated legal interrelationship between real property rights and land usage restrictions. The firms land use practice includes zoning law, noise control, planning & permitting, water and soil conditions, Michel & Associates, P.C.’s land use law practice group addresses the complicated legal interrelationship between real property rights and land usage restrictions. The firm’s land use practice includes zoning law, noise control, planning & permitting, water and soil conditions, construction & design, Brownfields, coastal development & permitting, CEQA & NEPA compliance and defense, contaminated sites and Superfund (CERCLA), and administrative hearings.
Our land use clients include municipalities, landowners, real estate developers, natural resource management advocacy groups, and others affected by land use issues. We represent our clients before planning commissions, city councils, county boards, the California Coastal Commission, and before other local, state and federal administrative, legislative and judicial authorities.
Michel & Associates’s lawyers’ land use experience is comprehensive. Thus, we advise clients on noise complaints by neighboring sites, litigate and advise on regulatory infractions and orders, counsel on how to provide employee training for handling hazardous waste, and advise on corporate formation, insurance, and liability issues related to contaminated or sensitive sites.
Shooting Range Law
And because Michel & Associates is one of the largest firearms law firms in the U.S., our land use attorneys have extensive experience in advising firearms dealers, manufacturers, and shooting range operators on land use issues unique to the firearms field. We advise on FFL issues, signage, waivers, and range rules, advise on regulatory compliance in manufacturing firearms and accessories, and advise on firearms training courses. We also direct and coordinate projects involving a host of consultants (ESP/BMP, range design and safety, environmental, regulatory oversight, lead reclamation, hazmat training, acoustical engineering), to ensure regulatory compliance and liability mitigation by range clients.
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