Municipal Law

Boylan Code’s municipal law attorneys have represented municipalities just like yours for over 30 years. We understand the wide range of issues you may be dealing with and know that sometimes even the most common day-to-day issues, such as Freedom of Information Law requests or Open Meetings Law rules, can become difficult matters. We also understand that municipalities regularly deal with long-term issues, such as land use and comprehensive planning, capital projects, and budgetary matters.

We recognize that balancing the effective governance of your community while serving the public good is a unique and demanding challenge, and our goal is to provide you with the most comprehensive and cost-efficient legal counsel possible. Our municipal attorneys are prepared to work alongside you and your team to address the wide range of issues you may encounter, including:

  • Drafting and Amending Local Laws and Zoning Regulations,
  • Cutting Edge issues such as Wind Energy, Solar Energy, and “Zombie” Homes,
  • Zoning Board matters, such as Variances,
  • Planning Board matters, such as Site Plans and Subdivision applications,
  • Creating, Expanding, and Managing Special Districts, such as Water and Sewer,
  • Capital Projects,
  • Municipal Litigation and Article 78,
  • Open Meetings Law,
  • Freedom of Information Law,
  • Comprehensive Plans,
  • Addressing State Environmental Quality Review Act (“SEQR”),
  • Code Enforcement,
  • Public Employment Issues,
  • Public Finance and Taxation,
  • Municipal Ethics,
  • Real Estate matters,
  • Advisory Boards, such as Conservation, Historic, etc.,
  • and Many Other Topics.

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