Craig Lawson & Co., LLC has excellent working relationships with qualified architects, environmental consultants, land use attorneys, traffic engineers, community outreach specialists, title companies, civil engineers, land surveyors, appraisers, market research analysts, and other professionals who can be recommended as members of a project team.

Zoning Research and Land Use Analysis

Research and analysis of current zoning restrictions, land use designations, previous zoning approvals

Pre-Development Consulting, Feasibility Analysis, and Governmental Meetings

Evaluation of proposed project description and preliminary site plan, arrangement of meetings with key government staff members and preparation of project timelines, fee estimates, and entitlement strategy.

Land Use Entitlements

Preparation and filing of applications for:

Professional Services

Government Affairs and Advocacy
  • Adjustments
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Modifications
  • Plan Amendments
  • Plan Approvals
  • Site Plan Review
  • Specific Plan Exception
  • Subdivisions
  • Zone Changes
  • Zone Variances
Conditions, building permits, covenants, and affidavits

Preparation of justifications, findings and exhibits for the requested entitlements and coordination of radius maps and ownership lists, posting of notices, site photos, and PowerPoint presentations

Leadership through the entire entitlement process, including negotiations with governmental officials, responding to questions from staff, as well as representation at community meetings and public hearings.

  • Public hearing preparation and presentation
Community Relations & Outreach
  • Outreach strategies to increase project awareness and engage community members, neighborhood councils, and other local parties
Post Entitlement Activities
  • Clearing conditions and citations, processing covenants and recording decisions
Expert Witness and Litigation Support

3221 Hutchison Avenue, Suite D . Los Angeles, California 90034 Phone: 310-838-2400 . Fax: 310-838-2424