SummitWest land use planning services include:
Environmental Impact Assessment: Our experienced team conducts environmental impact assessments (EIAs) to evaluate the potential environmental effects of proposed land use changes or development projects, assessing factors such as air and water quality, biodiversity, habitat conservation, noise pollution, and cultural resources to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
Regulatory Compliance: SummitWest team members are well-versed in California’s environmental regulations and can help clients navigate the complex permitting and compliance requirements. We can assist in obtaining the necessary permits and ensuring adherence to regulations related to land development and use.
Sustainability Planning: Through incorporating sustainability principles into land use planning processes, we can assess the environmental and social impacts of proposed land use changes and provide recommendations for sustainable practices, such as promoting renewable energy, green infrastructure, water conservation, and smart growth principles.
Environmental Resource Management: We are experts in identifying and managing environmental resources within a land use planning context. This may include conducting wetland delineations, assessing wildlife habitat, identifying sensitive ecological areas, and developing strategies to protect and enhance these resources.
Stakeholder Engagement: SummitWest understands the importance of the stakeholder engagement process, and through multiple modes of stakeholder consultation our team ensures that stakeholder concerns and perspectives are incorporated into the planning process.