Dennis D. Mele - Greenspoon Marder

Dennis D. Mele

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 954-527-2409

Dennis Mele is widely recognized for his work in land use, zoning, environmental and governmental law. Having experience as a land planner and a city manager, Mr. Mele has a unique understanding of the myriad issues developers, property owners and local governments face; and, is able to advise clients on a wide range of complex matters.

Mr. Mele represents clients before federal, state, regional and local government agencies. He has extensive experience in land use, construction and budgeting issues pertaining to real estate development projects. In addition, he represents developers in obtaining approvals for Developments of Regional Impact (DRI’s), land use plan amendments, dredge and fill/environmental resource permitting and other development projects. Mr. Mele also has experience in representing clients with regard to wetlands jurisdictional determinations.

Utilizing his extensive experience with local government, Mr. Mele represents clients in the annexation of large land areas into municipalities, including the preparation of annexation agreements and special acts to protect property owners’ rights. He also represents local government, developers and property owners seeking development entitlements and works closely with real estate attorneys on land use and environmental issues affecting real estate transactions.

Mr. Mele frequently lectures on land use issues including environmental permitting and comprehensive planning.

University of MiamiJ.D.

Office Location

200 East Broward Boulevard, Suite 1800
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2010 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Miami Metro Area
Dennis D. Mele has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Environmental Law (Environmental Permitting, Government Relations, Land Use and Zoning, Permitting, Wetlands)
Land Use and Zoning Law (Development, Environmental, Government Relations, Land Use, Master Planned Communities, Redevelopment, Zoning)