Naschitz Brandes Amir’s leading Planning & Zoning practice team advises an extensive roster of local and multinational developers, entrepreneurs, contractors, land rights owners, investors, and private clients on the full spectrum of planning and zoning matters for some of Israel's largest residential, commercial, and industrial projects.


Over the past two decades, our team has developed specialized expertise in efficiently addressing a variety of issues related to land use planning and development. This includes applications for the approval of city building plans, requests for changes of use, exemptions, or nonconforming-use approvals, managing objections to plans and requests, handling the reduction of betterment levies, compensation claims for decreased value, real estate expropriations, and related matters.


The team offers comprehensive legal representation in all proceedings concerning specialized matters in the field of planning and zoning. These proceedings encompass appearances before diverse forums such as courts, appeal committees, planning committees, and regulatory bodies.


Our ability to provide the right strategic advice throughout every stage of the planning process, interdisciplinary perception, as well as a practical, results-oriented approach, makes our team a leader in the Israeli real estate market.



How we help our clients:


  • Advancement of master plans and outline plans
  • Advancement of building permits
  • Preparation of objections to plans and permits
  • Modification of land use
  • Provision of regulatory advice
  • Representation before all levels of Planning and Building Committees (local, district, and national)
  • Representation before all courts, particularly Administrative Courts and the Supreme Court
  • Handling of land expropriations
  • Assessment and negotiation of betterment levies
  • Management of claims related to the depreciation of land value
  • Legal counsel on planning and zoning matters for kibbutzim and cooperative societies
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