Large Scale Project Entitlement, Very Rich Oak Riparian Habitat Enhancement & Site Development Program






TBNC was established in 1999 to provide environmental consultancy services, .... encompassing urban and site-specific planning and design, landscape and three-dimensional architecture, engineering and community / governmental agency dialogue, and project management.

The scope and scale of TBNC services is specifically crafted to the goals established by the client, from initial feasibility and economic studies to the ultimate delivery of the projected program.

TBNC is a professional collaborate of more than one hundred firms, agencies and individuals, comprising a broad spectrum of disciplines.


• Accountants / Financial Planners

• Acousticians

• Aeronautical Engineers

• Archaeologists

• Architects

• Attorneys at Law

• Biologists & Zoologists

• Civil Engineers

• Construction Managers

• Contractors

• Data Managers

• Demography Engineers

• Geotechnical Engineers

• Graphic Artists

• Hydrology Engineers

• Industrial Psychologists

• IT / IP Managers

• Landscape Architects

• Maritime Engineers

• Professional Organizers

• Structural Engineers

• Traffic Engineers

• Urban Planners



With the formation of the specific project development team,
the collaborators of TBNC offer decades of professional and commercial experience.


• Feasibility & Economic Validation Studies
• Conceptual Planning & Design, Including Three-Dimensional Architecture
• Pre-Engineering Studies & Preliminary Validation Calculations
• Program Graphics & Schema Generation
• Governmental Agencies Interaction and Submittal Management
• Community, Media & Public Agencies Dialogue
• Construction Documentation
• Contract Administration

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Environmental Planning concerns itself with the decision making processes where they are required for managing relationships that exist within and between natural systems and human systems. Environmental Planning endeavours to manage these processes in an effective, orderly, transparent and equitable manner for the benefit of all constituents within such systems for the present and for the future. Present day Environmental Planning Practices are the result of continuous refinement and expansion of the scope of such decision making processes.

Some of the main elements of present day environmental planning are:

Social & Economic Development / Urban Development & Redevelopment / Regional Development / Natural Resource Management & Integrated Land Use / Infrastructure and Intermodal Interconnectivity Systems / Governance Framework

The environmental planning assessments encompass areas such as land use, socioeconomics, transportation, economic and housing characteristics, air quality and air pollution, noise pollution, the wetlands, habitat of the endangered species, flood zones susceptibility, coastal zones erosion, and visual studies among others, and is referred to as an Integrated Environmental Planning Assessment [IEPA].

In the United States, for any project, environmental planners deal with a full range of environmental regulations from federal to state and city levels, administered federally by the Environmental Protection Agency [EPA].

A rigorous environmental process has to be undertaken to examine the impacts and possible mitigation of any construction project. Depending on the scale and impact of the project, an extensive environmental review is known as an Environmental Impact Statement [EIS], and the less extensive version is Environmental Assessment [EA]. Procedures follow guidelines from National Environmental Policy Act [NEPA], State Environmental Quality Review Act [SEQRA] and/or City Environmental Quality Review [CEQR], and other related federal or state agencies published regulations.

The Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) is a non-profit organization of interdisciplinary professionals including environmental science, resource management, environmental planning and other professions contributing to this field. AEP is the first organization of its kind in the USA, and its influence and model have spawned numerous other regional organizations throughout the United States. Its mission is to improve the technical skills of members, and the organization is dedicated to "the enhancement, maintenance and protection of the natural and human environment". From inception in the mid 1970s the organization has been closely linked with the maintenance of the California Environmental Quality Act [CEQA], due to California being one of the first states to adopt a comprehensive legal framework to govern the environmental review of public policy and project review.


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