​Land Use, Zoning and Incentives

Daspin & Aument attorneys have extensive experience obtaining approval of a broad range of entitlements from federal, state and local governments. These entitlements include securing zoning and land use approvals, as well as negotiating a variety of financing mechanisms to permit the development of residential, commercial, office, industrial and nonprofit projects in Chicago and throughout the Chicagoland area.

Representative Transactions

Represented a major cultural institution in obtaining approval from the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District to implement its long-term Master Plan and expand its facilities, including approval of a Planned Development Application and a Lakefront Protection Application.

Represented a national university in obtaining approval of a Lakefront Protection Application and various land use approvals to permit development of a field house in Chicago’s Loop area.

Represented a major grocery chain and developer in obtaining government approvals needed from the City of Chicago and the Chicago Transit Authority to acquire a seven-acre site and develop a grocery-anchored shopping center, including approval of an Application to Acquire Publicly Owned Property, a Redevelopment Agreement, a Planned Development Ordinance and Tax Increment Financing.

Represented a nonprofit senior housing organization in transitioning to a full-service continuum-of-care facility in Chicago, including an amendment to an existing Planned Development Ordinance and approval of a Lakefront Protection Application.

Represented national developers in obtaining zoning approvals over 45 major developments in Chicago’s suburbs.

Our Land Use, Zoning and Incentives Attorneys