Municipal Law

Banas and Associates provides experienced legal representation directly to municipalities, public authorities and regulatory bodies in the State of Michigan to help them satisfy the needs of the citizens they represent.

Specialized Services 

We provide municipalities and other governmental and public bodies with the following types of services

  • Legal analysis and advice regarding statutes, ordinances and regulations (including enabling legislation)
  • Counsel regarding procedural matters
  • Attendance at board and public meetings
  • Preparation of minutes and resolutions
  • Drafting of ordinances and procedures
  • Preparation of development agreements and similar arrangements
  • licensing, permitting and enforcement matters
  • Responses to FOIA requests

Representative Work

Planned Unit Development - Representation of municipality in development of mixed use planned unit project in the municipality consisting of single family residential, multifamily and commercial elements, including negotiation and preparation of development agreement.

Sale of Municipal Property - Representation of municipality in sale of obsolete property within the municipality for redevelopment purposes, including resolution of issues with other governmental bodies and inclusion of project TIF district.

Agreements between Governmental Bodies - Lease between a school district and municipal commission for use of a parking area.


We welcome you to contact Banas and Associates to discuss how we may be of service to you.

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