Real Estate Law & Land Use Zoning
Boca Raton | Palm Beach | Ft Laud


Matthew H. Scott

Matthew H. Scott is a partner in the Firm’s Land Use & Zoning practice group. Matt has developed a diverse practice that includes real estate development and government relations work, municipal and zoning law matters, and commercial real estate transactions. He provides advice and counsel to developers and landowners during the various stages of the entitlement process. With extensive experience and contacts in Broward and Palm Beach Counties, Matt has in-depth knowledge of South Florida development and applies his expertise to guide clients through the frequently complex government permitting process. Typically, clients engage Matt to coordinate application submittals with multiple design professionals, to create strategies for obtaining government approval, to work with elected officials, city staff, and neighbors to build consensus, and to present the project effectively at public hearings to obtain final approval. He also regularly assists clients with code variances, conditional use applications, code enforcement matters, procurement issues, and commercial real estate transactions. 

Recent Representative Matters

  • Conditional Use Permit for 266-Bed Behavioral Hospital in Oakland Park
  • Site Plan Approval for Hotel in Fort Lauderdale
  • Variances for Car Wash in Pompano Beach
  • Site, Landscape, and Architectural Elevation Plan Approval for Car Dealership in Delray Beach
  • Special Exception and Site Plan Approval for Convenience Store and Gas Station in Margate
  • Sign Variance and Lease Negotiation for Parking Facility Operator in Dania Beach
  • Easement Abandonment in Palm Beach County
  • Special Exception Approval for Laboratory in Village of Palm Springs
  • Site Plan Approval for Car Dealership in Town of Davie
  • Planned Development for Mixed Use Project in Hollywood

Prior Experience

  • Tripp Scott, P.A. – Director in Land Use and Government Relations Group


  • J.D., University of Florida
  • B.S., Georgetown University


Contact Info: 
Dunay, Miskel, and Backman, LLP
14 Southeast 4th Street
Suite 36
Boca Raton, Florida 33432