Miller, Miller & Canby’s Land Use practice group leader, Jody Kline, moderated an informative discussion of Montgomery County, MD’s zoning rewrite at Bisnow Real Estate’s ‘The Coming Boom in Montgomery County’ conference on October 9th, 2014. Mr. Kline was joined by Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission staff member, Pam Dunn, and Montgomery County Council Legislative Attorney, Jeff Zyontz, in a discussion that enlightened attendees on the upcoming changes from the current 1,200 page 35-year old code to the updated and re-organized rewrite that goes into effect on October 31st, 2014.
Jody Kline joined Miller, Miller & Canby in 1974, has been a principal of the firm since 1981 and has served as head of the Land Development practice area since that time. Mr. Kline’s practice concentrates on land use, zoning and subdivision law in Montgomery County and he has represented clients in many of the County’s planning and economic development initiatives. His areas of expertise include zoning, special exception, subdivision, master planning, building permit issuance, and administrative and real estate matters related to land development. He represents private clients, non-profit entities and municipal corporations and agencies. He has qualified and testified in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County as an expert in land use and zoning law, and he has been a guest speaker at numerous professional seminars and conferences. He has been named a Best Lawyer and a SuperLawyer in the State of Maryland. Mr. Kline and Miller, Miller & Canby are the recipients of the Maryland State Planning Commission’s “Special Merit Award for Excellence for Residential Design” for their work in making Kentlands a reality.
Miller, Miller & Canby has represented businesses and property owners for over 65 years. Please feel free to contact Jody Kline or any of the land use attorneys with Miller, Miller and Canby for land planning and zoning guidance, including advisory services on the zoning rewrite. For more information, click here.