Land Use and Zoning

Our Land Use and Zoning division includes a former mayor, a city attorney, and numerous government attorneys with intricate knowledge of building, zoning, planning, and land use issues. Our attorneys have ample experience before Zoning Boards, Planning Boards concerning use, special exceptions, variances, planned unit developments, impacts, and projects. Our attorneys are well-versed in handling administrative proceedings involving rezoning, land use planning, planned unit development, and impact on environment. We have handled a number of cases involving constitutional challenges to zoning regulations and restrictions, rezoning, eminent domain, inverse condemnation.
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Mr. Grindler focuses on construct defect litigation and real estate in the firm’s Orlando and Boca Raton offices. He is a member of the Land Use Law Section of the Florida bar. Ryan joined Lydecker Diaz in 2018.

Grindler, Ryan

Senior Associate

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Mark A. Emanuele is a native of Hartford, Connecticut and has resided in Florida since 1973. He earned his Juris Doctor at Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in 1985 and his Bachelor of Arts Degree from St. Thomas University in 1980.
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A force in local, state and national politics for nearly three decades, Manny Diaz was first elected City of Miami Mayor in 2001, having never before held elective office.

Diaz, Manny

Senior Partner