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Bercow Radell Fernandez Larkin & Tapanes is one of South Florida’s premier boutique law firms specializing in land use, zoning, and environmental matters. Our attorneys’ expertise in regulations governing real property, land development, construction permitting and business licensing is sought by international, domestic and local landowners, developers, institutions, investors and businesses seeking approvals from government boards and agencies at the local, state and federal level.
We excel at managing complex and politically sensitive legislative and quasi-judicial matters from initial due diligence to construction, including applications and issues related to developments of regional impact, amendments to local government comprehensive plans, vested rights, rezonings, site planning, subdivision, and permitting as well as enforcement, ad valorem, historic preservation and archeological matters.
Members of the firm frequently appear before Miami-Dade County’s Board of County Commissioners, Planning Advisory Board, Community Councils/Zoning Appeals Board, Development Impact Committee, Board of Rules and Appeals, Historic Preservation Board and Environmental Quality Control Board; Miami Beach City Commission, Planning Board, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Design Review Board, and Historic Preservation Board; Miami Commission, Planning Zoning Appeals Board, Design Review Board, Coordinated Review Committee and Historic Preservation Board; as well as the various regulatory, entitlement and enforcement boards throughout South Florida, including all municipalities in Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. We also frequently appear before the South Florida Regional Planning Council.
Our team has earned an exceptional reputation among community and business leaders through our long history of professional integrity, legal acumen, community engagement, industry leadership, and pro bono efforts.