Land Development

We find creative yet practical solutions to the challenges our clients bring us. Land Planning is the first critical step in balancing client needs with environmental and regulatory requirements.

A successful development begins with meticulous preparation in the site design and well-strategized permitting timelines. Our planners, engineers and surveyors work closely with our clients to obtain the property’s best potential possible, both physically and financially.

As a project advocate, we work with in-house environmental services and traffic consultants, co-project architects and agency representatives to prepare applications and secure the necessary approvals in a timely and cost effective manner.Planning services provided:

  • Site Evaluation and Feasibility Studies
  • Conceptual Site Planning, Design, and Application Submittals for Planned Unit Developments and Subdivisions
  • Wetland Delineations and Mitigation Plans
  • Landscape Plans
  • Plan Amendments and Zone Changes
  • Environmental Permitting Assistance
  • Annexations and UGB Amendments
  • Conditional Use Applications
  • Review of Commercial, Industrial, and Residential Developments
  • Ordinance and Code Interpretation Opinions
  • Utilities Planning and Applications


Our company has provided complete project management of large residential and industrial developments for our clients since 1986. Our planners provide conceptual land use design and obtain agency approvals necessary for the preparation and approval of engineering plans and survey plats.

Our project managers have well-established relationships with government agencies at the local, state and federal levels. Our project managers work closely with jurisdictions, environmental consultants, architects and contractors, from project inception to completion, to efficiently obtain permits and actively observe construction. Our clients receive maximum efficiency from the site, both financially and aesthetically.

We use the most up-to-date computer hardware and software for our applications. Designers and Project Engineers have an expertise in the latest releases of AutoCAD (R14 and R2000), CAD Overlay, SoftDesk Civil Design Modules, LDD2 HEC-RAS (water resources design software), Madcap Software for civil/survey, Civil Tools software, PayDirt, Santa Barbara Urban Hydrograph, WaterCAD, StormCAD, Hydrocad, and WSPG.

Support documents are produced using MS Windows Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and printed using HP plotters and printers. Our staff is provided with and trained in the latest applications and equipment.