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Land Use and Zoning

The approval process for developing legal parcels and tracts, subdivisions, easements, variances, etc., and the changing of allowable uses of land for development purposes.

City and County Planning

Planning Commission approval for the design and use of development projects; such as Conditional Use Permits, and Design Review Board and Plot/Precise Plan approvals, etc.

TI & Shell Construction Permits

All construction related permits from city, county, other governmental/municipal agencies, and utilities required to get permission to grade and build through to final inspection and certificate of occupancy.


  • Terry is one of the most impressive project managers I have worked with in my 36 years of construction experience. Permitting is a critical part of any construction project schedule. He truly manages the permitting process and gets results.–Douglas E. Barnhart, Developer, General Contractor Name

  • Terry is a key factor in the success of our Cancer Center project. As a member of our Design Build team, it was Terry’s job to manage the interface with the City and the special districts on all required permits. We met our fast track schedule, because Terry is “best-of-class” in securing entitlements.–Pat Nemeth, Vice President Sharp Healthcare

  • One of the biggest challenges on a project for the architectural team is the entitlement process and document flow through the agency reviews. Terry worked very closely with our design team in a truly collaborative spirit to simplify the process and assist us throughout the entire design and planning phase of the project. NTD Architecture was very impressed with Terry’s knowledge and leadership and looks forward to future opportunities.–Wayne Hunter, Partner NTD Architecture

  • Twenty-two medical office parks simply wouldn’t have been developed if it weren’t for Terry Strom. In 2005, the process of getting entitlements and permits were bringing our company to a halt. That’s when Terry stepped in, grabbed the bull by the horns and more than met our expectations. In fact, he created a whole new genre of must-have consultants. I recommend him unequivocally.–Ed Anderson, Medical Real Estate Development

  • Terry was an indispensable member of our development team, a problem solver & jack-of-all trades that simply got things done.–Brian Mutchler, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital

 

Types of Permits/Approvals Expedited

Land Use, Zoning, Planning, Construction (Grading, Building & Safety, Public Works/Engineering, Traffic), Other Governmental Agencies, and Utilities (Water, Electricity, Cable, Gas)

Building and Safety Permits • Change of Zone • Construction Permits • Costal Development Permits • Planning Approvals • Conditional Use Permit (CUP) • Encroachment Permits • Environmental Approvals (MND & EIR) • General Plan Amendment • Grading Permits • Line Lot Adjustment/Parcel Merger •

Parcel Map/Tract Map • Parcel Map for Condo Purposes • Planned Unit Development • Potable Water Permits • Public Works Approvals/Permits • Electrical, Telephone, Cable, & Gas Utility Designs and Approvals • Right of Way Permits •

Specific Plans • Storm Water Permits • Substantial Conformance Review • Traffic Approvals • Variances • Regional Water Quality Control Board • California Department of Fish and Game • Army Corps of Engineers