The experts in Santa Monica, Venice, and the Greater Los Angeles area discretionary permit and entitlement processes.
Howard Robinson & Associates (HR&A) is a land use consulting firm representing real estate developers, property owners and business owners in the Los Angeles region. HR&A assists clients through the discretionary Planning entitlement process and building permit process, provides due-diligence zoning analysis, and offers general representation of business and property owners with development issues before local government agencies.
HR&A has over 20 years of experience in helping commercial and residential developers negotiate the complex entitlement process, assisting restaurateurs win conditional use approval for alcohol service, and representing property owners with code enforcement cases.
HR&A provides a wide-range of entitlement services for our clients, from land use analysis in the early stages of project development, to winning the necessary approvals from government agencies.
HR&A is expert in preparing and filing applications for Coastal Development Permits, Mello Act Review, Variances, Tract Maps, Parcel Maps, Site Plan Reviews, Conditional Use Permits, Adjustments, Modifications, Plan Approvals and Specific Plan Exceptions and similar requests. HR&A provides guidance through the entire entitlement process, including preparing and filing the application package and representing our clients at community meetings and public hearings.
HR&A’s office, 660 S. Figueroa St., Suite 1780, is located above the 7th Street Metro Center station located at the corner of Figueroa and 7th Streets.
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