AES helps communities to visualize, create, promote and implement city and town planning initiatives. Our proven approach creatively balances desired community character, infrastructure needs, recreation, aesthetics, economic opportunities and environmental measures to plan a sustainable, viable community. To support these services we also provide Contract staffing to cities and counties for low-cost, short-term solutions to maintain service for interim periods and Grant Funding assistance. Our team also recognizes that General Plan adequacy is becoming increasingly more important in the legal defensibility of land use decisions. AES can help with incorporating sustainability concepts to demonstrate compliance with SB 375 requirements.

AES offers the following services:
  • General Plan Updates
  • Specific Plans
  • Zoning Ordinances
  • Urban Design
  • Form Based Codes
  • Land Use Planning
  • LAFCO Planning
  • Sustainability Planning
  • Redevelopment Plans
  • Community Outreach/Public Participation
  • Climate Action Plans
  • Local Coastal Programs
  • Grant Writing/Administration
  • Private development Tentative Map processing