Lisa M. Orrantia

Of Counsel, New York Land Use and Zoning


Lisa Orrantia assists clients with real estate matters involving the New York City Zoning Resolution, New York City Construction Codes, and New York State Multiple Dwelling Law. Lisa works with clients to obtain determinations recognizing that proposed use and construction comply with code and zoning regulations. She helps guide clients through the process of obtaining zoning map and text amendments, special permits and certifications before the Department of City Planning and City Planning Commission.

Lisa appears before the New York City Board of Standards and Appeals to obtain variances and special permits and to respond to actions seeking revocation of certificates of occupancy. Having previously served as an Assistant General Counsel at the New York City Department of Buildings for 14 years, Lisa's knowledge of the agency's operational, technical, and legal policy and procedure facilitates efficient resolutions of challenging enforcement and development issues.

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