Naperville Zoning, Land Use and Development Attorney

Experienced Illinois Real Estate Lawyer

Obtaining the necessary zoning entitlements and successfully navigating a zoning or development project to the finish line can be an extremely challenging endeavor if you do not have an experienced zoning attorney. Zoning hearings require a special knowledge of local zoning and land use procedures and substantive laws. Zoning and land use codes are very complex, constantly changing, and along the way there are many legal roadblocks that must be overcome in order to move the project forward successfully. The success of any zoning matter and real estate development project often depends on the zoning experience and caliber of the real estate attorney. At Lindell & Tessitore P.C., we are highly experienced in working with sophisticated clients on complex commercial zoning, land use and development projects and matters throughout Naperville, the Chicagoland area, and Illinois at large. With years of solid experience handling sophisticated zoning and commercial real estate transactions, our firm has the skill set and knowledge to obtain the zoning entitlements and governmental approvals necessary to make the development project or zoning matter a success.

Full-Service Zoning, Variance, Land Use and Development Representation

With any zoning matter or real estate project, time is of the essence. Dealing with zoning and land use issues can be time-consuming, involve complex legal issues, and involve a lot of red tape. Attorney Dennis P. Lindell is a skilled zoning and real estate attorney with significant experience working in large Chicago law firms and a small firm in Naperville. Attorney Dennis P. Lindell has successfully handled numerous zoning and development matters and projects throughout the Chicagoland area, including in Naperville, Plainfield, Oswego, Joliet, Aurora, Wheaton, Woodridge, Plano, Channahon, Elwood, Cresthill, New Lenox, Lake Zurich, and other municipalities throughout the Chicagoland area. He holds an LL.M. in Real Property and Development Law and is extremely knowledgeable about all types of zoning, annexation, land use and development issues including:

  • Zoning use changes
  • Zoning text amendments
  • Variances
  • Annexation/Disconnection (de-annexation)
  • Special use/conditional use permits
  • Site plan and plat approval
  • Plat of subdivision approval
  • Tax incremental financing (TIF)
  • Development and annexation agreements
  • Municipal Tax Rebate Agreements
  • Condominium declarations and approvals
  • Development covenants and restrictions
  • Planned unit developments
  • Public utility and improvement agreements
  • Stormwater detention agreements
  • Easement and right-of-way agreements
  • Landmark proceedings
  • Traffic considerations
  • Environmental issues
  • Boundary line, drainage and easement disputes
  • Subdivision approvals
  • Tax abatements
  • Economic development incentives
  • Construction, engineering and architect agreements

We assist clients throughout the entire zoning and governmental approval process at the applicable local, state and federal agency level beginning from the initial meeting and application process to completion of obtaining the final zoning and governmental entitlements. Our clients either include or have included small, medium-size and large corporations, local and national developers, contractors, small business owners, individuals, governmental entities, and not-for-profits such as churches, hospitals and universities. Our firm handles all types of zoning and development projects including:

  • Mixed-use planned developments
  • Retail and office developments
  • Industrial parks
  • Condominium projects
  • Shopping centers
  • Manufacturing and distribution facilities
  • Logistics facilities
  • Single-family and multi-family residential properties
  • Outdoor storage and contractor yards
  • Contractor businesses
  • Cement plants
  • Flea markets
  • Landscaping and snow plow facilities
  • Universities
  • Carwashes
  • Auto shops
  • Restaurants
  • Medical centers
  • Mining properties

If you are in need of skilled representation in any zoning, land use or development matter, contact us to schedule a consultation to discuss your needs. We serve Naperville, Plainfield, Oswego, Aurora, Lisle, Winfield, Wheaton, St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, Yorkville, Downers Grove, Warrenville, Woodridge, Lemont, Romeoville, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Mokena, New Lenox, Frankfort, Channahon and the greater Chicagoland area.

DuPage County Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association

Proud Members

We are proud members of the DuPage County Bar Association and the Illinois State Bar Association.
1755 Park Street, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: 630-778-3818
700 Commerce Drive, Suite 500
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 630-288-2555
From our offices in Naperville and Oak Brook, Lindell & Tessitore P.C. represents clients throughout Illinois including the areas of Plainfield, Oswego, Aurora, Lisle, Winfield, Wheaton, St. Charles, Geneva, Oakbrook Terrace, Elmhurst, Hinsdale, Burr Ridge, Batavia, Yorkville, Downers Grove, Warrenville, Woodridge, Lemont, Romeoville, Joliet, Bolingbrook, Mokena, New Lenox, Frankfort, Channahon, DuPage County, Will County, Lake County, Kendall County, Kane County, Cook County, and the greater Chicagoland area.