PROFESSIONAL URBAN PLANNER
& CONSULTING FIRM
The Villavaso Group provides services that will assist your organization in satisfying its objectives and accomplishing its goals. As consultants, we will perform technical reviews and prepare technical reports for proposed developments while coordinating the exchange of information. We will also provide technical assistance and integrate an intensive understanding of social interactions and commercial needs into planning and design strategies that produce maximum value for clients in both the public and private sectors.
We can accomplish this by bringing community groups together, combining forces to address common issues and organize community meetings so that concerns of residents and business owners would be addressed first-hand with the appropriate government officials; and educating the public on city governmental issues and their participation in the process.
Conduct Zoning and Permit Research • Gain Neighborhood/Community Support • Permit Expediting and Delivery Pre Submittal Plan Review • Permit Strategy Consulting • Permit Package Compilation • Historic District and Vieux Carre Permitting • Building Code Appeals • Alcohol Beverage Outlet (ABO) Permitting • Occupational License • Coastal Permitting • Special Events and Parades
Expert Witness Opinions and Testimony • Land Use and Zoning Regulation Analysis & Strategy Consultation • Zoning Variance • Conditional Use Permit • Zoning Text Amendments • Zoning Map Change • Re-Subdivision Applications • Design Regulation Appeals Site Plan Review • Commissions, Boards & City Council Representation • Urban Planning
Expert Witness Opinions & Testimony • Land Use Planning • Master Planning • Land Use Map • Social Economic • Environmental • Parks & Open Spaces • Commercial Centers • Subdivision Design • Transportation • GIS Mapping • Prepare Technical Reports • Site Selection,Planning & Design • Zoning Support • Feasibility Studies • Streetscape Planning & Design • Neighborhood Planning & Revitalization • Pedestrian & Bicycle Amenities • Historic Preservation • Water Management Planning
Business Development • Administrative • Board and Commission Member Assessment • Strategic Planning Regulatory Compliance • Meeting Facilitation Services • Public Engagement • Administrative and Clerical Construction Material and Soil Testing • Data Entry • Construction Administrative Support Services Record and Track Project Primavera P6 Professional • Construction Document Control including AIA Assists Project Management Staff with contact interpretation and resolution of contract disputes and protests
Case Analysis • Research • Witness Depositions • Trial Appearance, Preparation and Assistance
Neighborhood Participation Program (NPP) • Create and implement outreach plan • Gain Neighborhood / Community Support • Public Hearing, City Council Board and Commission Representation • Develop marketing plans • Recruit, Place, Retain Volunteers • Attend relevant community meetings • Develop, implement and lead outreach plans that include promotional / educational strategies and marketing campaign activities • Establish harmonious relationships with neighborhood organizations and businesses • Coordinate the exchange of information among citizens, educational series and activities and to the community regarding local policy issues • Program and facilitate meetings, workshops and seminars