At Cascade Pacific Law PLLC, you will find your civil lawyer, environmental lawyer, land use lawyer, natural resources attorney, real estate attorney, and your business lawyer.  

From our primary location in Olympia, Washington, our law firm represents clients in cities, including Olympia, Seattle, Vancouver, Lacey, Tumwater, Shelton, Grays Harbor, Aberdeen, Port Townsend, Port Angeles, Centralia, Longview, Kelso, Bremerton, Lakewood, Tacoma, Puyallup, Federal Way, Kent, Renton, Bellevue, Shoreline, Yakima, Wenatchee, Leavenworth, Chelan, Cle Elum; and Ellensburg, and in counties, including Thurston, Pierce, Mason, Lewis, King, Snohomish, Skagit, Cowlitz, Clark, Whatcom, San Juan Island, Kitsap, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, Pacific, Lewis, Skamania, Wahkiakum, Klickitat, Skamania, Pierce and King; and elsewhere including the Puget Sound, South Sound, western Washington, eastern Washington, and southwest Washington.

Land Use Lawyer in Seattle, Olympia, Vancouver, WA

Washington Land Use Law

In Washington State, Land Use Law encompasses the federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and cases that govern local zoning, land subdivision, growth management, shoreline management, watershed plans, floodplain management, flood hazard management, coastal zone management, and project approval under the federal and state environmental policy acts.   

It is important to strike a balance between allowing economic development and protecting Washington’s environmental and natural resources.  Finding the right balance is often difficult and navigating the myriad of federal, state, and local laws that apply to land use is complex.  With our depth of knowledge and experience in and land use arena, as our clients’ experienced Land Use and Zoning Attorney, we help resolve conflicts on a range of land use planning and development issues, helping property owners, developers, public agencies, and individual development proponents.  We navigate the land use process, keeping our client’s desired outcome as our top priority.  

We Help with These Types of Land Use Issues

Washington's State Environmental Policy Act, Determinations of Non-significance, and Environmental Impact Statements  

  • Washington's Growth Management Act  
  • Washington's Shoreline Management Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, and Aquatic Lands Act   
  • Washington’s Flood Plain Management Act and Watershed Planning Act
  • Administrative Hearings, Litigation, and Appellate Practice
  • Development Permit Review and Permit Appeals
  • Zoning Appeals and Land Use Plan Appeals , Land Use Regulation Appeals
  • Representing clients before Hearing Examiners, City Councils, Boards of County Commissioners, Washington’s courts, Planning Commissions, Growth Management Hearings Boards, and Shoreline Hearings Board
  • Municipal and County Land Subdivision Regulations, Zoning Regulations, and Building Codes
  • Comprehensive Plans and Development Regulations, Shoreline Master Program Amendments, and Municipal and County Critical Area Ordinances
  • Development and Transportation Mitigation
  • Government Affairs relating to Regulatory and Policy Development, including Participation in Neighborhood Meetings and Public Hearings  
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Environmental lawyer, water quality, pollution remediation, permit review, litigation, insurance - Cascade Pacific Law - Seattle, Washington. At Cascade Pacific Law, we are your experienced Environmental lawyer in Seattle, Olympia, Vancouver, WA.  We do permit review, litigation, property development, pollution remediation, and insurance coverage.  

Land use lawyer, development, permit review, permit appeal, zoning appeal, plan appeal - Cascade Pacific Law - Seattle, Washington.  At Cascade Pacific Law, we are your experienced Land use lawyer in Seattle, Olympia, Vancouver, WA - zoning, land subdivision, growth management, shoreline management, watershed plans, floodplain management.

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These are areas of law that we practice:  

Environmental; Brownfields Redevelopment; Coastal Environmental Law; Environmental Administrative Law; Environmental Arbitration; Environmental Business Law; Environmental Cleanup; Environmental Contamination; Environmental Cost Recovery; Environmental Due Diligence; Environmental Health and Safety; Environmental Insurance Claims; Environmental Litigation; Environmental Mediation; Environmental Permitting; Environmental Real Estate; Environmental Regulation; Groundwater Contamination; Habitat Conservation; Hazardous Waste Liability; Hazardous Waste Permits; Hazardous Waste Regulation; Oil Pollution; Oil Spills; Pesticide Regulation; Pollution; Property Remediation; Protected Species; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); Solid Waste; Water Pollution; Water Quality; Wetlands Protection; Wetlands Regulation; Wildlife Law; Vaccine Injury; Administrative Agency Practice; Administrative Hearings and Appeals; Administrative Litigation; Judicial Review; Civil Litigation; Zoning Law; Planning and Land Use.