Developers seeking regulatory guidance are represented by Schwabe.


  • Secured approvals for retail, office and multifamily projects that pioneered the ‎development of downtown Bellevue.
  • Obtained a text amendment and land use approval for the Points West townhome community ‎between Seventh Mountain Resort and Widgi Creek on the way to Mt. Bachelor.‎
  • Successfully represented property owners in obtaining lot of record verifications and land division, ‎dwelling and other development permits in forest and EFU zones in Deschutes, Crook and ‎Jefferson counties.‎
  • Represented two transit agencies in property acquisition and facility siting/land use permits for park ‎and rides, transit centers, and a mixed-use vertical transit facility with retail space.‎
  • Obtained development approvals for a retail warehouse club including site-plan approval, zoning ‎determination, wetlands permitting, and transportation management solutions.‎
  • Obtained all land use entitlements for a large chemical gold and silver mine in Malheur County.
  • Represented private airstrip with entitlement and ‎appeals for property in an exclusive farm use zone.‎
  • Provided land use and legal strategy support for Institutional Master Plan update, new garage project, and pending additional medical tower.
  • Provide land use support, including advice on legal strategy related to application for new 4-story medical office and clinic building, required site improvements and variance related to height restrictions.
  • Provide entitlement support for destination resort, including new subdivisions of more than 300 lots, modification of final master plan, and related resort infrastructure including overnight lodging units in Deschutes County.
  • Secured plan amendment and zone change and conditional use approval for new surface mine on 93-acre property.
  • Successfully obtained a Comprehensive Plan Amendment, zone change, and site plan approval for a 1.4 million square foot distribution facility.
  • Drafted declaration, bylaws, easements, public offering statements, map language, and other documents required for multiple phases of 25-unit to 500-unit subdivisions and condominiums, compliant with the Washington Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act.
  • Successfully obtained local government approvals for a major regional renewable diesel ‎production plant and associated improvements.
  • Obtained annexation approval for a large property in Hood River.‎
  • Obtained land use approvals for a bed and breakfast facility in Yamhill County. ‎
  • Obtained land use approvals for a winery and cidery in Wasco County.‎
  • Obtained numerous forest dwelling permits for large timber company in Oregon. ‎

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