Planning & Permitting
David J. Elliott & Associates has developed into a formidable advocate for clients requiring difficult discretionary permit processes. We have successfully negotiated the processing of conditional use permits involving commercial development in valuable farmland zoning classifications. We have won approval for homeowners faced with getting ridgeline development considered. DJEA has been the professional leader serving clients requiring extensive general plan and zoning amendments. We have a substantial background processing Coastal Commission applications for clients developing homes requiring extensive tree removal, grading, and lot coverage. DJEA’s professional, methodical, and sensitive approach to problem solving along with his respectful attitude toward governmental authorities has greatly enhanced timely and cost effective project approvals.
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We provide a variety of Pre-Design services both with our expert in-house personnel as well through utilizing key consultants, in order to guide our clients in a complex world of real estate development. Often projects require necessary management information systems beyond project design and cost analysis to determine its feasibility. Here are examples of those services we provide:
We assist our clients in determining the highest and best use of the site with the assistance of key consulting associates including among others Civil, Geotechnical, Soils, Traffic and Sound Engineers.
David was asked by the Monterey County Planning Director to serve on the initial Title 21 Zoning Ordinance Task Force to assist staff in critiquing the text for adoption. This was a nine month volunteer commitment involving over 200 hours of meeting time.