Focusing on client needs since 1946.


Our land use attorneys provide informed and practical counseling to clients on a wide range of legal issues, regularly appearing before councils, commissions, boards and agencies of Montgomery County and the incorporated municipalities therein and the State of Maryland.

Today the land use department's client base has expanded from the County's oldest hospital, oldest bank and oldest employer to now include a wide range of local, regional and national developers of residential, commercial and industrial properties, charitable and institutional uses, private schools, senior housing and health care facilities, as well as governmental agencies.

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U.S. News - Best Lawyers® has awarded Miller, Miller & Canby a 2020 First Tier National ranking for Land Use and Zoning Law. Rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Land Use Planning & Development Services:

  • Annexation
  • Master and Sector Plan Formulation
  • Subdivision of Land
  • Sketch Plans, Project Plans, Development Plans and Site Plans
  • Transit Oriented Development
  • Water and Sewer Category Change Requests
  • Trip Mitigation and Traffic Management Agreements
  • Public Utility and Public Improvements Agreements
  • Building Code Waivers
  • Development of Rural Property
  • Health Department Disputes