Planning & Development Consulting

The W&A Engineering Planning & Development Consulting team will support all aspects of your development efforts. W&A has experience with entitlements in over 40 states within the US. We invite you to contact us to learn more about the services we can provide.

Development Consulting Due Diligence

Due Diligence

Land development is a complex process. There are many pieces to the puzzle and the puzzle always seems to be getting bigger. We have vast experience in the land development process, from a variety of viewpoints. our development consulting team can assist the project developer from the very earliest of stages ensuring that they can avoid costly oversights. We utilize our resources to gather as much information as possible in a cost effective manner to facilitate decision making for our clients.

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Inventory & Analysis
  • Site Assessment Reports
  • Preliminary Cost Assessment
Sub-Consultant Management

Sub-Consultant Management

We work hand-in-hand with other disciplines to make certain the project requirements are being met. When the client brings in another consultant, our development consulting team makes sure to bring them up to speed and provide them with all necessary information they need to complete their work. And when asked, we can recommend professionals we have worked with in the past; reputable professionals who we trust.

  • Geo-Technical Surveys
  • Soil Surveys
  • Land Surveys
  • Construction Staking
  • Aerial Photometric Mapping
  • Environmental
  • Wetlands
  • Endangered Species
  • Archaeological/ Cultural
Development Consulting for Rezoning


W&A Engineering is a recognized expert in assisting with zoning compliance issues. Having successfully completed rezoning nationwide over the past decade, knowledge of the rezoning process and strong contacts enable the firm to devise the right strategies to effectively deal with often challenging and controversial projects. The broad experience of W&A Engineering and our familiarity with local regulations allow the firm to prepare the extensive documentation necessary to secure rezoning and special exception entitlements – resulting in solid applications that are quickly completed for review and approval.

  • Variance Request
  • Special Use Request
  • Zoning Request
  • PUD Request
  • Code Revisions
  • Development of Regional Impact Plans
  • Impact Analyses
  • Public Hearings
  • Presentation Materials
  • Community Meetings


The process of changing a property’s governing municipality is often a complex undertaking. W&A Engineering’s numerous years of experience dealing with annexation helps our clients position their requests for successful outcomes.

  • City and Community Meetings
  • Utility Extensions
  • Legal Coordination
  • Public Hearing Representation
Land Entitlements

Land Entitlements

W&A Engineering’s broad experience nationwide allows us to prepare the extensive documentation necessary to secure land entitlements. This experience not only helps us navigate the process but also positions our client’s requests to achieve a successful outcome.

  • Rezoning Requests
  • Public Hearing Representation
  • Presentation Materials
  • Zoning Reports
  • Community Consensus Building Workshops
  • Variance and Special Use Requests
  • Future Land Use Amendments
  • Preliminary Platting
  • Final Platting
  • Land Development Permits
  • Local, State & Federal Permits
LEED Certification

LEED™ Certification

LEED™ is an internationally recognized green building certification system that recognizes best in class building strategies and practices.

W&A Engineering has several accredited staff members with experience working with LEED™ Teams. Whether you are trying to evaluate the benefits for your project or striving to achieve certification, W&A Engineering can help coordinate and navigate this complex process to achieve your goals.

Project & Construction Management Development Consulting

Project & Construction Management

W&A Engineering provides construction observation services on various project types for public and private sector clients. The W&A Engineering team is highly experienced in all facets of construction, and serves strictly as the client’s representative – enabling clients to achieve the goals of their construction program in an ethical, efficient and cost-effective manner.

  • Cost Opinions
  • Site Visits
  • Bidding Assistance
  • Construction Observation

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