Local Government Law

Downer, Jones, Marino & Wilhite, L.L.C. has represented a wide variety of clients to ensure compliance with Local Government Regulations and regulations imposed by the State of Louisiana on clients and their businesses. We have an in-depth knowledge of the process used by area municipalities and parishes when applying regulations to your business and can help you navigate the sometimes confusing and frustrating process. When necessary, our firm has successfully represented our client’s interests in State and Federal Court to ensure that the client’s business can operate without unnecessary interference or improper restrictions by regulatory bodies. Whether it is a prohibition on drilling, denial of a building permit or an unequal application of zoning regulations we can provide the effective representation you need. Representative areas of practice include:

  • Zoning Compliance
  • Re-zoning Applications
  • Building Permits
  • Special Exception Uses