Resolving Land Use, Zoning and Property Tax Problems

The land use and zoning practice at Stebelton Snider draws upon the focused experience of lawyers throughout the firm to help business and family clients resolve a variety of legal problems, including those related to Lancaster's new zoning code.

We can help businesses get variances or conditional use permits to accommodate growth or relocation plans. We advise homeowners and contractors about building permits and code violations. Our attorneys also work with property owners and local government officials on issues ranging from property tax appeals to condemnation.

Call Stebelton Snider for Sound Advice About Land Use and Zoning

To learn how our attorneys can answer your questions about land use, zoning and property tax appeals, contact our office in Lancaster. We serve the needs of businesses, individuals and families throughout central and southern Ohio.

Examples of the kinds of problems we can address include:

  • Applications for building permits, conditional use permits, or variances
  • Response to notice of code violations and local enforcement actions
  • Valuation and assessment issues, including special assessments
  • Property tax appeals
  • Land use problems associated with mineral rights or pipeline easements
  • Eminent domain proceedings involving residential or commercial property

Whether your problem involves a nonconforming use, a technical violation of a local building code, or the overvaluation of your property on the tax rolls, you can depend on the attorneys of Stebelton Snider.

You should be aware that there are two ways to appeal the assessed value of your property for local tax purposes — one at the state level, and the other before your local board of revision. To use the latter approach, you need to file your application for a revised assessment by March 30 of a given year. Contact our office to learn how you can qualify for consideration in the spring of 2010.

For further information about the scope of our land use and property tax practice, get in touch with Stebelton Snider in Lancaster by calling 740-654-4141.