Planning
Helping clients anticipate regulatory challenges and move projects quickly to completion
GeoEngineers helped a Seattle private family foundation locate an appropriate site for its 12-acre, 1.2 million square foot headquarters complex.

GeoEngineers’ multi-disciplinary approach to planning helps our clients achieve feasible regulatory compliance while fostering community development. We offer integrated, cost-effective planning for natural resource protection, infrastructure improvement and hazard management.

Our planning services include:

  • Geologic hazards characterization – flood, landslide, earthquake, tsunami and other hazard mitigation, shoreline stabilization

  • Land use and development – property acquisition, siting studies, environmental studies, ecological and biological assessments

  • Water resource development – surface water/groundwater management, water rights, wellhead protection, aquifer recharge planning and permitting

  • Natural resource development – critical areas ordinances, shoreline master plans, fish and wildlife habitat, mineral and timber resources

  • Regulatory compliance – GMA, NEPA/SEPA/CEQA, ESA, FEMA, other federal, state, and local regulation compliance, and comprehensive planning

  • Disaster planning – hazard management, reconstruction and recovery, scenario and exercise development