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


Beth Schrantz

Beth Schrantz is our Director of Planning Services who joined the firm’s Land Use and Zoning practice group in 2011. Beth works closely with clients, technical consultants and government agencies to facilitate development at the local and regional levels throughout South Florida. Beth is well versed in the development review process from the due diligence phase through final land use approvals. She is particularly experienced in: researching City and County Codes as they pertain to site plan application and review, zoning district requirements and the planning process; investigating site conditions as they relate to a site’s potential for development; performing due diligence review of governmental files related to property entitlements; interpreting and applying land use regulations, zoning codes and comprehensive plans at the municipal and regional level; coordinating multi-disciplinary project teams throughout the development review process; preparing applications, narratives and justification statements for development applications, including site plans, variances, waivers, special exceptions, zoning code amendments and land use plan amendments. Beth has worked extensively in Palm Beach County and Broward County and in the majority of municipalities therein.

Practice Areas

  • Land Use and Entitlements
  • Local Government Approvals and Permits
  • Variance, Rezoning and Special Exceptions
  • Residential & Multifamily Development
  • Affordable and Workforce Housing
  • Environment / Wetland Issues
  • Green & Sustainable Development
  • Due Diligence Research

Prior Experience

  • City of Pembroke Pines, Planning and GIS Intern
  • Lake Worth CDC, AmeriCorps Member/Affordable Housing Coordinator


  • Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, Summa Cum Laude, Florida Atlantic University, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the American Planning Association
  • Member of the Palm Beach County Planning Congress
Contact Info: 

Beth Schrantz
Dunay, Miskel, and Backman, LLP
14 Southeast 4th Street
Suite 36
Boca Raton, Florida 33432

571-259-2849 (phone)
561-409-2341 (fax)