The Law Office of Taylor & Wiley

American Land Planning Law, Authored by John Taylor
Founded in 1985, the law firm of Taylor & Wiley specializes in land use and environmental law, real property law, regulatory compliance and project infrastructure finance and related litigation.  We represent major residential and commercial developers, as well as mining and agricultural interests, before governmental agencies at all levels to negotiate development terms, secure land use entitlements and approvals, and insure regulatory compliance.  We also represent clients in judicial proceedings stemming from legal challenges to land use entitlement approvals as well as challenges regarding vested rights. 

Utilizing a problem solving approach, the firm secures approvals for complex, controversial and creative development projects.  With a deep understanding of  the complex and interrelated issues in the land use field, the firm has a results oriented approach to develop pragmatic solutions that will stand the test of time.  

Involved in a wide variety of issues and projects, Taylor & Wiley  assists in securing permitting at all levels: local, state and federal. This includes compliance with environmental documentation, and wetland and endangered species permits. The firm's key location in the State Capital provides access to most State agency headquarters as well as to Corps of Engineers, National Marine Fisheries Service, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service offices serving large parts of California.  
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