In my practice representing developers and landowners, I routinely review dozens if not more, of development agreements over the course of a year.  Without question, the most complained about aspect of virtually all such agreements, by a wide margin, is the extent of fees being imposed by a given city.  Municipal fees are the runaway

For most controversies relating to a proposed use of land, the local government permitting process will be the initial battleground between the project proponent and opposing persons.  Whether the government body grants or denies the land use application(s), many such battles find their way to court.  The judicial process can take years to reach a