Land Use, Planning And Zoning Law

Helping clients navigate the local land use application and approval process is the focus of our land use law practice at Clark Wardle.

We provide services to developers, landowners, investors and diverse companies which own and/or develop real estate. We offer consulting services to local governments with respect to comprehensive planning, impact fees and ordinance development.

Our lawyers appear before city councils, city planning commissions, urban renewal boards, county commissions, and legislative committees to advance the success of our clients. We value the cooperative and productive relationships we have with both elected officials and staff.

We represent clients in matters including:

  • Land Use Entitlements
  • Annexation
  • Dispositions
  • Zoning
  • Conditional Use
  • Planned Unit Development
  • Comprehensive Plan Compliance
  • Impact Fee Analysis
  • Related Regulatory Activities
  • Administrative Appeals
  • Sustainable Development
  • Finance Transactions
  • Energy
  • Environmental & Utilities
  • Retail Development

Land Use Attorneys

T. Hethe Clark

Hethe Clark has significant experience in guiding clients through varied land-use approvals, from small subdivisions to large planned-unit developments and conditional use permits for various commercial operators.


Geoffrey M. Wardle

Geoffrey Wardle grew up attending public hearings with his father, a planner and land use consultant, from the age of five.


Josh Leonard

Joshua received his law degree from Gonzaga University School of Law in 2005, after which he accepted an Assistant City Attorney position in Boise, Idaho.