Nathan V. Hendricks III Attorney at Law

Experienced Georgia Attorney Provides Exceptional Legal Service to the Metro Atlanta Area

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Atlanta, Georgia zoning, land use and local government lawyer

With 30 years of experience, attorney Nathan "Pete" V. Hendricks III has been known for the high levels of professionalism, integrity and commitment that represent the foundation of his firm, Nathan V. Hendricks III. Testimony to this is the firm's AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell listing, for its professionalism and ethics.

Knowledgeable, experienced and attentive Atlanta attorney

Nathan V. Hendricks III is dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation for private developers and municipalities in the most cost-effective, efficient manner possible. Pete is committed to providing you with clear communication and personalized attention, which results in the most favorable outcomes in your legal matters.

Pete represents both lenders and developers in negotiating and closing residential, commercial, construction, and acquisition and development loans involving subdivisions, condominiums, apartments, shopping centers, hotels, office buildings, industrial and agricultural properties. He practices extensively in the areas of zoning, land use, local government law and permitting, and primarily represents developers.

Pete has actively served in advisory and lecturing capacities to local governments and organizations. He is a consultant to the newly created cities of Johns Creek, Milton and Sandy Springs on zoning, land use and permitting issues.

He can help you with the following areas:
-Land use
-Local government law and permitting
-Zoning
-Commercial and residential real estate
Main Office

Main Office
6085 Lake Forrest Drive
Suite 200
Atlanta  GA  30328

Phone
  • 404-255-5161
Real Estate
Georgia Zoning Attorney
Atlanta law firm provides zoning services for residential and commercial clients
Nathan V. Hendricks III has extensive experience representing both residential and commercial clients in zoning matters. Attorney Nathan "Pete" V. Hendricks III possesses a high level of knowledge of the operations of local government. Pete represents clients before planning boards, zoning boards, and other governmental agencies and review bodies. If needed, he appears on behalf of clients in state and federal courts in land use, zoning and related matters.

Atlanta lawyer handles land use matters such as zoning variance applications
If you need approval for a zoning variance or a construction permit, Pete can help. He drafts applications and petitions. He files appeals after denial of a land use permit application. If you need experienced representation in any zoning or land use matter, contact Nathan V. Hendricks III. The firm has the experience and knowledge to work toward a resolution that meets your needs.

Representing developers and landowners
The firm's clients include developers, contractors and entrepreneurs seeking to open new businesses. In addition to helping clients such as these apply for permits and zoning variances, Pete handles matters such as easements for road, water, sewer and power lines. The firm also represents landowners hoping to subdivide property for development.

Because of Pete's history of involvement in the community, the firm is well positioned to represent clients on matters related to land use and zoning. Pete knows the procedures required by the various agencies and boards. He also understands the different time limits on appeals imposed by each agency and commission.

The firm regularly handles the following types of cases:
-Rezoning
-Land use planning
-Planned unit development (PUD)
-Environmental impacts
-Variances
-Plat and site plan applications
-Appeals of adverse zoning decisions

Nathan V. Hendricks III has 30 years of experience working with property owners and developers on matters involving land use and zoning. The firm also represents property owners, developers, community organizations and neighborhood associations before Town Boards, Planning Boards and Zoning Boards of Appeal. The firm assists clients in a wide range of matters such as:
-Special use permits
-Area variances
-Use variances
-Building permits
-Environmental permits
-Subdivision approvals
-Water district extensions
-Sewer district extensions
-Zoning enforcement
-Environmental regulations

Attorney Nathan "Pete" V. Hendricks III has handled issues under various state and federal environmental laws. Pete's background in government service and membership on local planning and zoning boards proves valuable in his representation of clients.

Land use litigation
Real property, due to its intrinsic value and the fact that it is subject to governmental regulation, is often the subject of disputes. These disputes have multiplied over time as the nation's population has grown, and this will continue to be the case as property becomes more scarce and developmental and regulatory pressures increase.

Smart legal assistance
Pete is a knowledgeable and experienced lawyer who advises individuals and municipalities about the legal aspects of land use development and regulation. If you are currently involved in a land use matter, contact Nathan V. Hendricks III for assistance with:
- Zoning and rezoning requests
-Zoning enforcement
-Flood plain issues
-Involuntary and voluntary annexations
-Conditional use permits
-Special use permits
-Mixed-use projects
-Subdivision plats
-Administrative appeals
-Variances
-Annexation appeals
-Setbacks
-Boundary disputes
-Zoning and subdivision ordinances
-Appearances before local public bodies and appeals of their decisions

Quasi-judicial hearings
Nathan V. Hendricks III will assist and represent you if you have to appear before a planning board or a board of commissioners to present your land use development application. If you have variance issues or are making an administrative appeal, you should have legal representation when appearing before a board of adjustment. You may also want Pete's assistance in seeking approval of preliminary and final subdivision plats and rezoning requests.

Concerning forced annexation, Pete has represented individual landowners across the state in successfully suing their respective cities and towns to stop their properties from being annexed.

Whatever the land use dispute, Nathan V. Hendricks III has dealt with it and has often represented and argued both sides of the issue.

Nathan V. Hendricks

Practice areas
-Zoning
-Land use
-Local government law
-Commercial and residential real estate

Admitted
-Georgia, 1970

Education
-Washington & Lee University, J.D.

Associations & memberships
-Atlanta Bar Association (Member, Real Estate Section)
-American Bar Association
-State Bar of Georgia
-Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Biographical details

Phi Delta Phi. Lecturer: American Planning Association, National Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, 1988; National Business Institute, Inc., 1993; Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, 1995. Member: City of Atlanta Water Impact Fee Ordinance Advisory Committee; Fulton County Zoning Task Force, 1988 - 1989; Fulton County Zoning Resolution Revision Committee, 1990; Advisory Sub-Committee on Affordable Housing, 1991 - 1992; Transitional Policy Study Committee, Fulton County Comprehensive Strategic Plan, 1995; Fulton County Hammond Drive Study Group, 1995; Sandy Springs Land Use Update Task Force; Comprehensive Strategic Plan Update for Fulton County, 1995; Fulton County Commission on Smart Growth and Citizen Participation, 2001. Advisor to the Chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners on Budget and Government Reorganization Matters, 1995.
Education
  • Washington & Lee University
    Juris Doctorate
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