Zoning

The City of Philadelphia revised and revamped its zoning code in August, 2012 and the changes have been beneficial to developers and civic associations city wide. Jared Klein has considerable experience working with the Philadelphia zoning code with a background that includes:

  • Guiding numerous real estate developers from acquisition and financing through zoning/permitting and subdivision.
  • Defending the constitutionality of a Philadelphia zoning ordinance defining family and obtaining a favorable ruling from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court altering the standard for standing to appeal a zoning decision in Philadelphia.
  • Briefing and argument before the Pennsylvania Supreme, Commonwealth and Superior Courts regarding land use issues.
  • Selection for inclusion on Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars List for 2013, 2014 & 2015 in the area of Zoning and Land Use.

Mr. Klein has also acted as general zoning counsel for several Philadelphia based civic associations and has provided guidance to those organizations regarding RCO meeting best practices and effective negotiation with development teams.

Jared N. Klein is a veteran land use, real estate and zoning attorney providing legal services across Philadelphia and New Jersey. You can contact Jared at Phone: (267) 289-2958 or Email: jklein@otllp.com.