DC Land Use, Zoning & Historic Preservation

Overview

The Goulston & Storrs Washington DC Land Use group assists clients on all types of land entitlement, zoning, and historic preservation matters, including the transactional aspects related to such matters. This group has deep experience navigating every aspect of land use, zoning, and historic preservation laws and regulations in the District of Columbia. The group closely coordinates with real estate transactional lawyers across the firm to provide comprehensive advice relating to such issues as: construction; local, state and federal tax, including tax credits; public policy advocacy; and non-profit groups.

Members of the group regularly appear before the DC Zoning Commission, the DC Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA), the DC Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB), the Mayor’s Agent for Historic Preservation, the DC Zoning Administrator, the US Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and Old Georgetown Board (OGB),and Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANC) and other community groups throughout the City.

Our DC Land Use group also deals with the Federal review processes relating to portions of the District of Columbia.
Our attorneys work closely within both industry-focused and client-focused teams to assist clients in achieving their desired goals and objectives. We provide exceptional service to local, regional, and national clients by drawing upon broad and deep attorney knowledge and experience, a wide diversity of practice areas, and the broader resources of our firm’s Boston and New York offices.

Representative Clients

  • Blake Real Estate
  • Bozzuto Development Group
  • Edens
  • George Washington University
  • Giant/Stop & Shop/Ahold
  • GIBG Partners YL, LLC
  • Hines Interests
  • L5K, LLC
  • Lowe Enterprises
  • Mid-City Financial Corporation
  • National Public Radio
  • Parkside Residential LLC
  • SB Urban
  • The Bernstein Companies
  • The JBG Companies
  • The Levy Group
  • The Museum of the Bible
  • Trammel Crow
  • Trinity Washington University