Administrative/Zoning Law

The firm represents clients in all aspects of state regulation, including administrative appeals and litigation before the courts. Firm attorneys are well versed in the requirements of the South Carolina Administrative Procedure Act, which deals with administrative hearings and adjudication, administrative investigations, administrative officers and agents, administrative rulemaking, licensing, and regulatory enforcement.  Firm attorneys have particular experience in the regulatory requirements that impact members of the convenience store and outdoor advertising industries and represent companies in those industries in administrative hearings and contested cases before administrative law judges.  Some services our firm provides in this area include:

  •  Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Applications and renewals for Beer and Wine Permits and              Mini-bottle licenses
  • Representation in Protest Actions (both protestants and prospective                   licensees)
  •  Negotiations with agency on penalties for violations
  • Appearance before municipal and county councils
  • Representation before the Administrative Law Judge
  • Condemnations