PLANNING AND ZONING - Firon Law Firm, Israel's Leading Law Firm

PLANNING AND ZONING

‘Firon Law Firm represents clients before the various planning and zoning committees, handling large-scale construction projects, including litigation in relation to such projects, and advising clients on the planning aspects of Tama 38 (NOP) projects. The group acts for government-owned companies, private companies and real estate developers.’

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The real estate, infrastructure  and project finance sector, in general, is one of the top areas of specialization at Firon Law Firm, including zoning, planning and building. The firm’s planning and building practice consistently wins high marks from Israeli and international rating guides, which rank it year after year as one of the leaders in Israel.

The firm has one of Israel’s most experienced and senior legal teams in the country for handling planning and building matters. The team’s accumulated expertise covers a broad spectrum of planning issues, including urban plans, outline plans, building permits, and betterment levies, as well as all types of objections. Over the years, the firm has represented leading companies in the sector and excels in conducting legal proceedings before all Israel’s planning committees and courts, including the Supreme.

In recent years, the firm has been privileged to support the planning of projects worth billions of shekels. It has been chosen by government ministries to lead projects of national importance, including projects for construction of thousands of apartments for rent, complex projects in the field of hotels, and extensive projects in the defense industry sector, including some of the largest carried out in Israel, spanning all areas of planning and building in every region of Israel.

Firon’s comprehensive service includes representation across the full range of planning and building procedures, including procedures for objections, appeals, administrative petitions, claims according to clause 197 of the Planning and Building Law regarding depreciation in value, claims in the various jurisdictions for receiving requisition compensation, routine representation, and support in planning procedures, and obtaining approvals for various urban building plans.

Comprehensive and Full Service includes:

  • Routine representation and support in planning procedures and obtaining approval for various urban building plans;
  • Outline plans;
  • Building permits and betterment levies;
  • Objection proceedings;
  • Appeals;
  • Administrative petitions;
  • Lawsuits for depreciation in value;
  • Lawsuits for requisition compensation;
  • Litigation.
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31.03.2024

The prestigious guide Legal 500 recommended our firm in 2024

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31.03.2024

THE PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE DUN’S 100 RANKED OUR FIRM AS ONE OF THE LEADING LAW FIRMS IN ISRAEL

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25.05.2023

THE PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE THE LEGAL 500 HAS, AGAIN, IN ITS 2023 EDITION, RECOMMENDED OUR PLANNING AND ZONING DEPARTMENT

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22.05.2023

ADV. BARAK KEINAN WAS RECOGNIZED BY THE 2023  LEGAL 500 PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE

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22.05.2023

ADV. DR. KAIS NASSER WAS RECOGNIZED BY THE 2023  LEGAL 500 PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE

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17.08.2023

2023 – Another year at the top

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12.07.2022

Another year at the top

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20.03.2022

Uncompromising service, year after year

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30.03.2023

Another year at the top

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22.04.2021

M. FIRON & CO. CONTINUES TO LEAD! WE’RE PROUD OF OUR FIRM’S LEGAL TEAM WHO HAVE ONCE AGAIN LED US TO INTERNATIONAL APPRECOATION AND RECOGNITION

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04.05.2023

The Legal 500 ranks 20 of our practice areas and 46 of our lawyers

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04.01.2022

The prestigious guide The Legal 500 has, again, in its 2020 edition, highly recommended our planning and zoning department

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30.12.2021

Adv. Tami Firon – Smorodinsky was recognized by The 2021 Legal 500 prestigious guide

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09.12.2020

TOP TIER AGAIN

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01.09.2021

Our planning and zoning department was awarded, again, top tier ranking by BdiCode for 2021

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20.04.2021

Our plannig and zoning department was awarded, again, top tier ranking by Dun’s 100 for 2021

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20.04.2021

The prestigious guide The Legal 500 has, again, in its 2021 edition, highly recommended our real estate department

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20.04.2021

Adv. Iitzhak Narkiss was recognized by The 2021 Legal 500 prestigious guide

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20.04.2021

The prestigious guide The Legal 500 has, again, in its 2021 edition, highly recommended our planning and zoning department

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06.04.2021

WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE BEEN RECOGNIZED, AGAIN, AS ONE OF ISRAEL’S LEADING LAW FIRMS

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15.03.2021

The prestigious guide Chambers and Partners has, again, in its 2021 edition, highly recommended our Real estate department

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15.03.2021

Adv. Itzhak Narkiss was recognized by the Chambers and Partners prestigious guide

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01.09.2020

Our planning and zoning department was awarded, again, top tier ranking by BdiCode for 2020

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04.09.2023

Our planning and zoning department was awarded, again, top tier ranking by BdiCode for 2023

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21.08.2020

ON TOP, YET AGAIN

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20.04.2020

THE PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE THE LEGAL 500 HAS, AGAIN, IN ITS 2020 EDITION, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED OUR REAL ESTATE DEPARTMENT

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20.04.2020

Our plannig and zoning department was awarded, again, top tier ranking by Dun’s 100 for 2020

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20.04.2020

ADV. TAMI FIRON-SMORODINSKY WAS RECOGNIZED BY THE LEGAL 500 PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE

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20.04.2020

ADV. ITZHAK NARKISS WAS RECOGNIZED BY THE LEGAL 500 PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE

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20.04.2020

ADV. BARAK KEINAN WAS RECOGNIZED BY THE LEGAL 500 PRESTIGIOUS GUIDE

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15.03.2020

The prestigious guide Chambers and Partners has, again, in its 2020 edition, highly recommended our Real estate department

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15.03.2020

Adv.Itzhak Narkiss was recognized by Chambers and Partners prestigious guide

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21.03.2019

DUN’S 100 RANKED M. FIRON & CO. AMONG THE BEST LAW FIRMS IN ISRAEL IN ISRAEL IN 21 PRACTICE AREAS

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19.06.2024

The apartment splitting law

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04.06.2024

About 3,200 appeals in the planning and construction committees are awaiting a decision

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05.06.2024

In what cases is the court authorized to correct the registration of regulated real estate?

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05.03.2024

Innovations in Urban Planning and Construction

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02.03.2024

A public institution will be exempt from betterment tax on land sales

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24.02.2024

Client update – Planning and zoning

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02.09.2023

Why does the court prohibit local authorities from converting vacant lots into public parking?

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15.01.2024

Opposition to the New Master Plan of the City of Afula

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10.12.2023

New Addition to Our Legal Team: Attorney Gideon Hatukha

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03.12.2023

Client update – Planning and zoning

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19.11.2023

Client update – Planning and zoning

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09.11.2023

IRON SWORDS – SPECAIL UPDATES – REAL ESTATE

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31.10.2023

IRON SWORDS – SPECIAL UPDATES – PLANNING AND ZONING

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29.09.2023

Adv. Dr. Kais Nasser summarizes the year in rulings in the field of planning and zoning

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04.09.2023

Client update -Planning and zoning

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04.09.2023

Exploring Urban Renewal: Recent Changes and Insights

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25.08.2023

Client update – real estate

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30.07.2023

Client update – Planning and zoning

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20.07.2023

What are the consequences of eliminating the reasonableness standard in fields that you were unaware of?

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20.06.2023

Client update – Urban renewal

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09.06.2023

Revoking the Right to Appeal Decisions of Independent Local Committees: Unveiling Implications and Concerns

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25.07.2023

Contractors and developers: Don’t miss the recent real estate updates

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27.05.2023

The prices of plots offered in ILA tenders are very expensive for the Arab population.

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13.03.2023

A plan to build a logistics center in Moshav Netzer Hazani has been cancelled by the Central District Planning and Building Committee

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11.02.2023

Why is the State not getting concerned about earthquakes? This is a wake-up call!

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24.02.2023

Are the courts proactive in planning and construction?

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27.02.2023

Client Update – Planning and Zoning

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25.11.2022

The Relationship between Developers and Building & Planning Committees

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20.01.2023

A professional webinar in cooperation with ACC Israel

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28.12.2022

What are the authorities doing about hazardous buildings in Israel?

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02.12.2022

Taking a piece of history and turning it into an amusement park

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15.10.2022

Residents of the Bedouin settlement of Um Rattam object to the proposed route of the new road to Dimona

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05.08.2022

Client update – planning and zoning

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25.07.2022

How the housing crisis is affecting Arab society

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17.08.2023

2023 – Another year at the top

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12.07.2022

Another year at the top

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30.06.2022

Recent client updates

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03.07.2022

The latest updates in planning and building

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08.05.2022

Client Update – Planning and Zoning – Who is allowed to draw up applications for building permits?

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12.04.2022

Government’s decision to establish new settlements in the Negev

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11.04.2022

The Hadera Municipality has put off the construction of a new neighborhood for 20 years

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13.04.2022

Residents of the Pardes Snir neighborhood in Lod appeal against changes in city planning

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06.03.2022

An historic and precedent-setting decision in Haifa: Demolition of a protected building on Horev Street

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17.03.2022

Separate planning and separate development

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04.04.2022

The Central District of the Bar Association held a seminar on reforms intended to speed-up planning and licensing processes

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15.01.2022

21 years after the Versailles disaster, no comprehensive building code has yet been formulated

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08.02.2022

NIS 40 billion needed to implement the construction plans in the Arab sector

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06.01.2022

Only property owners can object to permit applications

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29.12.2021

Herzliya residents challenge the Metro line fearing damage to their apartments

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22.12.2021

If quality of life is not attended to – construction of new residential units won’t help

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16.12.2021

Which plan should be promoted through fast path for urban planning- Vatmal?

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23.11.2021

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10.11.2021

A SEMINAR ADDRESSING REPARCELIZATION

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12.10.2021

ADV. DR. KAIS NASSER HAS JOINED THE FIRM AS A PARTNER

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09.10.2021

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09.09.2021

WHAT HAS BEEN HOLDING UP URBAN RENEWAL PROJECTS

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05.08.2021

WILL WE HAVE TO PAY FOR EVERY APPEAL TO THE PLANNING BOARD?

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10.06.2021

THE HUGE PROJECT IN NORTH TEL AVIV HITS ANOTHER STUMBLING BLOCK. ADV. BARAK (BARRY) KEINAN SAYS THE AUTHORITIES MUST PUSH THE MATTER FORWARD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

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02.03.2021

MAKING THE METRO ACCESSIBLE

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08.11.2020

The Supreme Court gave the green light to move IMI’s plant from Ramat Hasharon to Ramat Beka

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06.11.2020

Is the Metro Plan going to result in the expropriation of houses?

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01.11.2020

Herzliya residents fight the Metro plan

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10.10.2020

An apartment with (no) balcony

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05.08.2020

Residents of the prestigious Zahala neighborhood are trying to prevent the construction of several towers near Zahala

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16.07.2020

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