Significant financial interests often relate to zoning matters. A technically and legally successful zoning may be financially very significant for a landowner. The collaboration between a landowner and the planner – generally a town or a municipality – shall be functioning and confidential. It is important for the parties to speak the same language and understand each others.
An essential matter in the zoning of a private land is the land use compensation which will be paid for the increase in value arising from the zoning. It is ordinarily agreed on as a part of the land use agreement, in which a landowner’s other rights and obligations are also determined.
On the other hand, companies may also have needs to participate in zoning processes when it is a question of the zoning of land owned by another party. Administering own benefits requires for the knowledge of zoning processes, real estate law and legal practice.