Attorneys and law firms know that the Bay Area has a complicated regulatory environment. CITYshapers can help unravel the mysteries of urban planning, zoning, permitting, CEQA and government affairs.

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Insider’s Perspective

CITYshapers has an insider's perspective on the patterns and practices of local land use entitlement processes and government affairs.

Local Advocates

CITYshapers staff and associates live, work, learn and play in the municipalities that we serve. We only work on projects that provide some benefits to our local community.

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Special Skills for Attorneys and Law Firms

CITYshapers can provide the specialized skills needed to serve the legal community. Below are some of the most popular tasks requested by attorneys and law firms:

  • Expert witness testimony
  • Subject matter expertise in planning, zoning, permitting, and compliance
  • Court declarations
  • Legislative analysis
  • Zoning code and regulatory research
  • Project advocacy and lobbying
  • Permit and compliance investigation
  • Historic permit research
  • Feasibility studies
  • Due diligence
  • Fatal flaw analysis
  • Full-service land use entitlement and permitting services
  • Project team assembly and management.