Sustainability & Environmental Planning

Environmental quality provides the foundation for healthy social and economic systems. Preserving, protecting, and repairing our natural resources while protecting and mitigating further environmental impacts is critical to the ecosystem services that enable a high quality of life. EF | Design & Planning embraces a systems approach to integrating sustainability and resiliency into all aspects of local and regional planning.  

Local & Regional Planning Services

  • Climate change adaptation and resiliency planning

  • Hazard mitigation

  • Watershed and water resource planning

  • Stormwater management and MS4 permittee compliance 

  • Land conservation 

  • Coastal and waterfront land use planning

  • Audit of local regulations and development of policies, practices, and regulations for long term sustainability

  • Individual and community ecological footprint reduction

  • Environmental permitting