Municipal and Administrative Law Services

Cunningham Dalman is known as a leader in municipal law, with a reputation that extends beyond Holland to all of Michigan. We represent numerous public entities, offering expertise in municipal, utility, road, transportation, and library law. We have served as special counsel for many communities, throughout the state of Michigan, which require our specialized knowledge of state laws and other pertinent rules and regulations.

We are also uniquely qualified to assist you in obtaining approvals from local government. We understand that the approval process of government in Holland and elsewhere can be complicated and cumbersome. We therefore do our best to professionally and aggressively assist you if and when you need to appear before government bodies such as planning commissions, zoning boards of appeal, city councils, or township boards.

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Understanding Your Local Government Approval Process!

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Municipal & Administrative Law Services

Public Entity / Municipality Representation

Our attorneys provide special counsel for municipalities, public utilities, road commissions, public transportation, and libraries.


Obtaining Government Approvals

Our team fully understands & represents private parties in obtaining zoning & development approvals. This can involve local planning commissions and coordination with county departments.


Municipal & State Law Expertise

Our municipal & administrative attorneys bring you wide experience and expertise in all aspects of local municipal law & successfully guide you through the process. 

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Public Entity Representation

Cunningham Dalman represents public entities in Holland and all across the state of Michigan. We offer our expertise & experience as general counsel and represent public utilities, road authorities, public transportation, and libraries in numerous ways. Our firm has in depth experience in “Real Estate & Environmental” law and our understanding of local, state, and federal laws allows us to serve you in many ways.
Public Entities We Routinely Represent:
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Obtaining Government Approvals

Cities and municipalities adopt zoning laws & ordinances to control development. Master plans are designed for each community and designate which areas can be used for business, condominiums, apartments, residential homes, mixed-use, and more. If your proposed location requires a special use, variance, or environmental approval, you’ll want an experienced team on your side. We have experience working across multiple counties and municipalities in the state of Michigan.

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Municipal & State Law Processes

Cunningham Dalman has served as general counsel for municipalities across the state of Michigan for decades. We can assist with land use & zoning litigation, municipal liability,  worker’s compensation, employment law, negligence, and more. In addition to general counsel & municipal litigation matters, we also provide expertise & assistance in these other areas:

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Municipal Law FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Here are just a few liability examples:

  1. Outdated infrastructure – roads, sidewalks, playgrounds, pools, and water & sewage systems
  2. Hosting big events – festivals, concerts, and conventions bring potential liability.
  3. Motor Vehicles – accidents caused by negligence of city employees.
  4. Civil Rights & Employment Law
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