Planning
and construction

“professional team”
Legal 500 EMEA 2016

AYR is one of the leading firms in the field of planning and construction law. The team of lawyers in this Department has rich experience in the running of matters in a wide variety of areas in this field, and has made great achievements for the firm’s clients, which include some of the largest companies and entities in Israel.
The team deals in all aspects of the field of planning and construction law, including planning proceedings and approval of municipal building plans, licensing, infrastructure, environmental protection, litigation (both civil and criminal), business licensing, municipal taxation, etc.
The team has rich experience in assisting large entities with national infrastructure, building solutions that enable administrative flexibility to the client, as well as creative thinking.

The Planning and Construction Department assists its clients in both planning and licensing processes and provides ongoing and comprehensive legal advice and representation before the various planning committees, including the National Planning and Building Council, district committees, appeals committees and local committees, and before the courts, including representation and handling of High Court of Justice petitions, administrative petitions and criminal proceedings on issues of planning and building, and the licensing of businesses.
The Planning and Construction Department at AYR handles a wide variety of clients, including some of the largest infrastructure companies in Israel, leading construction companies, private developers looking to advance specific plans or building permits, and any person who encounters problems with the various planning committees.

The Department team has excellent working relations and is well acquainted with all of the planning committees and local authorities in the State of Israel.


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The matters that we have handled include:

The planning and advancement of plans, at a national level, before the National Planning and Building Council, and before the various district and local committees.

Close assistance and handling of hundreds of permit applications around the country, including communications infrastructure, technology infrastructure, quarries, fuel stations, etc.

Assistance and advancement of bills in the field of planning and construction relating to the licensing of infrastructure.  Representation on Knesset committees in various statutory processes.

Representation of clients of the firm in all planning instances, including the various appeals committees, including the appeals committee adjacent to the National Planning and Building Council.

Handling of claims in administrative instances, and representation in the High Court of Justice, and representation in criminal proceedings under Chapter J of the Planning and Building Law.

Close assistance on issues relating to municipal rates and levies in all of the authorities in Israel.

Advancement of planning processes for large-scale projects.

Urban renewal – NOP 38.

Urban renewal – clearance and improvement.

Expropriations.

Tenders.

Business licensing.

Environmental protection

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