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Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

Creative Legal Counsel for Business

Legal services are often measured in terms of experience and reputation. With this foundation in place, Parrett, Porto, Parese & Colwell is well-positioned to represent the interests of larger institutions on a broad range of significant, complex issues.

Zoning & Land Use

We understand that the phrase “time is money” is particularly applicable to property development. Land use and development is an area of the law that requires a comprehensive understanding of the interrelationship of local, state, and federal laws and regulations.


The zoning and land use attorneys at Parrett, Porto, Parese, & Colwell, P.C. counsel developers from individuals to multi-national corporations on the legal issues involved in planning and developing sites for industrial uses, commercial and office complexes, shopping centers, subdivisions, and other development projects. When undertaking land development, having knowledgeable and experienced zoning and land use lawyer can make the difference between progress and problems.

Our land use attorneys are experienced in property development and the impact of zoning and land use regulations, wetlands permitting, coastal area management, site planning, conservation easements, and environmental remediation and compliance. We work with our clients to assure that all aspects of zoning, wetlands, environmental, and other land-use regulations are seamlessly integrated and implemented.

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