Zoning and General Land Use – Mr. Terrell has represented commercial, industrial and residential developers in municipalities and counties in every region of North Carolina in all phases of the permitting and entitlement processes, including representations in the pre-zoning stages and before all local boards. He has also counseled clients on matters related to local ordinance interpretation, vested rights, general incentives and statutory and constitutional limitations on governmental exactions.
Litigation – Mr. Terrell has represented both private parties and local governments in state and federal courts on matters related to land use/zoning denials, real estate contract disputes, developer partnership matters, and various torts related to land and real estate.
Development Agreements – Mr. Terrell has negotiated several complex development agreements on behalf of both local governments and private developers, seeking to carefully define the long-term relationship between the developer and the government(s) involved so that matters related to utility and road construction, entitlements, dedications and land use allowances and restrictions are carefully articulated and practically interpreted.
Solid Waste – Mr. Terrell has represented both private companies and local governments in matters related to franchises, local approval and state permitting for over 25 MSW, C&D and LCID landfills or transfer stations.
Telecommunications – Mr. Terrell has represented three cellular carriers and three tower construction companies in the local approval of cellular tower sites across the state as well as in Virginia and South Carolina.