Wetlands Regulation and Flood Insurance Matters

One of the most challenging areas of law in Pennsylvania and in the entire nation today is wetlands law. This is a complicated issue that affects builders and developers throughout the state. If you’re involved in this industry, it’s important to have a skilled wetlands Philadelphia lawyer. This field of law is littered with obstacles and potholes. If you make mistakes along the way, the financial and personal consequences can be devastating.

What We Do

We are industry leaders in the area of wetlands law. We help our clients at many different stages in this area of law. Our work starts with your first, initial plans and continues to make sure that you stay in compliance for years to come.

If you are just considering or beginning a developmental project, this is the best time to contact us. We can work with you to develop your building plan in a way that protects your interests. We dot all of the Is and cross the Ts so that you can rest assured that you’ve done everything you need to do to comply with the law. When we work with you as you develop your project, we can help you make a plan that maximizes your business interests and puts your business in the best position possible.

Our clients need help at all stages of their development projects involving wetlands. Compliance is an ongoing effort and it’s important to work with a skilled attorney wherever you might be in that process. We can help you discuss your options and create a plan that both complies with applicable laws and maximizes your business efforts.

How It Works

Our clients are leaders in business and development throughout the East Coast. We start by listening to you and learning all about your business plans and ideas. Then, we teach you all about the regulations that might apply to your project. Lots of our time is spent helping you understand what permits you need to get and how you need to document your project and make necessary reports to the authorities.

There are a lot of ways that you can comply with wetlands law, and we can help you explore all of the options. You might need to find ways to rebuild wetlands directly on your property that are disturbed when you build, but there are other options. Wetlands banks exist, and they allow you to buy credits so that you can rebuild wetlands in other places. Often times, these wetlands are created and built beautifully.

In the end, these wetlands banks can be larger and better quality than the wetland that existed previously. They are often much better than the wetlands that might exist if you try to rebuild the wetlands on the original property after you build. We help you consider all of the options and come up with a plan that both complies with the law and helps you meet your objectives in the best possible way.

What If You’re Defending Your Actions?

Sometimes, in this area of law, we meet our clients when they are on the defensive. You might need our services when you find yourself on the receiving end of administrative lawsuits or regulatory compliance actions. That can be a stressful time. In a few cases, compliance failures can even result in criminal action. The Environmental Protection Agency takes these types of cases very seriously, and this can be a cause of significant concern. If this has happened to you, you might be stressed out and worried.

If you’re in this situation, contact us as soon as possible. We’re experts at negotiating all the nuances of cases like this. We can help you reduce financial penalties and make a plan to get you into compliance as quickly as possible. It’s important to begin working as soon as possible because more time often means more options.

What Sets Us Apart

If you’re looking for a wetlands attorney in Pennsylvania or throughout the East Coast, we’re proud to say that we’re the industry leaders. We know the local, state and federal laws that apply and we can help you make sure that you’re in compliance. We have a deep breadth of knowledge and experience in the area of wetlands law. That means that we know all of the ins and outs of the issues.

Ultimately, that knowledge helps us explore multiple avenues for you. When you have a project or a problem, there might be more than one way to approach it. Our experience goes to work for you from the day that you hire us. That helps you tackle the issues in the ways that work best to maximize your interests.

We can’t wait to show you why we’re the nationwide experts in wetlands law. Work with us to develop a plan that complies with the law and helps you meet your business objectives. Contact us today so that we can put our expertise to work for you.