Alan J. Rapoport Attorney At Law


Cleveland Zoning Laws Attorney Alan J. Rapoport

Variances ● Conditional use Permits ● Eminent Domain ● Subdivision and Commercial Development

more than 35 years of experience Helping to Resolve Zoning Disputes and Land Use Matters.

The existence of any development project is often dependent upon receiving permission from the local municipal authority. For example, if you want to build a restaurant in a heavily traveled area of town but can't get approval for the parking lot, you may have to find a new location. The zoning and land use issues typically get more complex the larger and more ambitious your project.

Zoning attorney Alan J. Rapoport is a former mayor of Cleveland Heights and an AV-Rated attorney with more than 35 years of experience working with owners, architects, developers, planners, boards and commissions, and elected officials on a variety of zoning and land use matters. Contact the law office of Alan J. Rapoport today for a free initial consultation to discuss Cleveland zoning laws and the issues that they present for your new development, including:

  • Commercial developments
  • Variances, requesting a variance
  • Conditional use permits, permit application process
  • Rezoning
  • Lot splits
  • Easements and boundary disputes
  • Eminent domain / condemnation
  • Subdivision projects

Anticipating Problems and Objections from Politicians regarding Land Use and Zoning

To effectively present your case before the Planning Commission or the Board of Zoning Appeals, you need an attorney who not only speaks the language of real estate, but who understands what motivates elected and appointed officials. As past mayor of Cleveland Heights with more than 35 years of experience handling zoning issues, Alan J. Rapoport is skilled at anticipating objections and preparing for them in advance.

In addition, the law office of Alan J. Rapoport can advise you on what is and isn't likely to be acceptable and, if necessary, help you modify your plans into something that can be approved. For more information during a free initial consultation, contact Alan J. Rapoport today.

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Alan J. Rapoport
Attorney At Law

1567 Compton Road

Cleveland, OH 44118

Tel: (216) 696-3636
Fax: (216) 674-6060

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