Planning Services

Cypress has deep expertise in planning for land use, environmental impacts, water resources, and ecosystem restoration. Our planning work spans across the Gulf of Mexico region and is bolstered by years of working closely with State and Federal agencies, municipal government officials, engineers, consultants, environmental groups, community groups, and the military. We offer planning services for local communities, state agencies as well as Federal agencies.

What sets us apart: Cypress understands water resources, coastal issues, sustainability, green space, and sense of place for our region. We produce integrated solutions for our clients to produce exceptional solutions. We work with our clients to fully understand their needs and strive to go above and beyond in designing, constructing, and executing projects.

Table of Contents & Links to Service Pages

  • Environmental Planning
  • Water Resources Planning
  • Municipal Planning
  • Private Development Planning
  • Ecosystem Restoration Planning

Environmental Planning

Cypress AICP-certified planning professionals provide environmental planning services to both public and private sector clients. Our planning professionals have expertise in NEPA compliance, Biological Assessment, wetland delineation and assessment, endangered species surveys, cultural resources surveys, permitting coordination and compliance, and Brownfields redevelopment planning.

Water Resources Planning

Cypress planning professionals have deep roots in watershed planning, stormwater management, hydrologic and hydraulic analysis, floodplain management, and water resources permitting.

Municipal Planning

Cypress planning professionals have expertise in municipal planning for broad-scale and project-specific initiatives. We understand the interactions among local, State, and Federal planning agency discussions and processes. Our planning professionals know how to navigate the public planning process and bring projects to successful adoption.

Private Development Planning

Cypress planning professionals offer strategic planning that points both developers and landowners towards more sustainable outcomes for their properties. Whether the outcome is increased value, enhanced environmental performance, or improved community livability for future users, Cypress planning professionals can help you to identify those goals and plan for them.

Ecosystem Restoration Planning

Cypress planning professionals have a long track record of success in planning and designing ecosystem restoration projects. We understand the process from initial scoping through feasibility studies, modeling, design, bidding, construction inspection, and long-term performance monitoring.

Structured / Adaptive Planning Process

Cypress planning professionals use a structured planning process that is adaptive to the needs of our clients and the demands of specific projects. The planning process is tailored to the specific project, client, and regulatory context. Our planning professionals use their expertise to help clients understand and navigate the planning process.

Representative Planning Projects

Planning Project Images

Wetland determination
Wetland Delineation
Wetland flagging