Land Use Planning

DEA is known for finding workable solutions to complex land development and environmental problems. Our solutions balance competing interests, such as land use versus transportation needs or the protection of sensitive environmental resources versus the need for housing and business development.


  • Community planning
  • Comprehensive plan development
  • Economic and fiscal impact analyses
  • Environmental planning and documentation
  • Growth management planning
  • Land use permits and approvals
  • Park, recreation, and open space planning
  • Policy and regulatory analyses
  • Public involvement strategies
  • Site and development feasibility studies
  • Site and facility master planning
  • Transportation planning
  • Zoning and subdivision ordinance development
Bellevue Towers

DEA provided multidiscipline support for this high-rise development that includes 550 residential units rising above a seven-floor, mixed-use podium that accommodates more than 16,000 square feet of retail space and parking for more than 900 vehicles.

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