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Create close relationships with clients to gain full understanding of project values and priorities, encouraging client involvement.

Assess existing site conditions for opportunities and constraints for development potential. Assess existing vegetation for health and vigor, and GPS survey documentation of existing trees as required by local ordinances.

Initial studies that help the developer assess the anticipated yield for a given property based on their program requirements.

Refined land planning studies that explore design opportunities and investigate various methods of marketing the product through siting of structures and creation of site amenities for the end site user.

Refinement of concepts utilizing zoning and engineering requirements of the local municipality for the final determination of land feasibility and anticipated yield. This process explores in depth the various conditions that limit development such as building codes, soils limitations, grading, etc., that have an impact on final design.

Description of legal requirements in a format that is acceptable to the local municipalities.

Art work in plan, elevation, section, or perspective that demonstrates design intent and concepts for the understanding to the layman. Creation and delivery of a comprehensive zoning booklet including all required documentation in collaboration with the client, end site user, legal council, architects, engineers, utility providers, and other stake-holders and allied professionals.

Presentations to Planning Commissions and Council. General assistance in support of appointed Legal Council or Owner.

Develop close relationship with clients to gain a full understanding of project values and priorities, encouraging client involvement.

Preparation of tree surveys and tree preservation plans per local ordinance, or at client request.

Preparation of conceptual studies throughout the design process to aid in the visualization of the project and end product including color sections, elevations, perspectives, and plans.

Preparation of schematic plans indicating hardscape materials and landscape materials suitable for initial cost analysis and code review.

Preparation of cost estimates and project phasing i.e. bid alternates, for budgeting purposes.

Preparation of final plans suitable for final review, approval, and construction.

Preparation of Construction Documents detailing the layout, grading, and specific materials suitable for building permit submission and project construction, including but not limited to:

  • Pavement materials and treatments
  • Structures such as fences, columns, decks, etc.
  • Water features
  • Planting plans
  • Signage
  • Lighting

Assistance in bidding process including:

  • Bid advertisement, and contractor recommendation
  • Responding to contractor questions
  • Bid tabulation
  • Bid verification and negotiation
  • Bid award recommendation

Construction observation services including:

  • General project observation to ensure quality of materials and construction
  • Incremental contractor pay request and approval
  • Final punch list and contractor coordination

Develop close relationship with clients to gain a full understanding of project values and priorities, encouraging client involvement.

Create concepts for site amenities, signage, and graphics that help to reinforce the image that the client wants to communicate to the public.

Deliver final products in the appropriate medium, including not limited to:

  • Construction Documentation for vehicular and pedestrian-oriented signage such as monument entry signs, site-interior wayfinding, and street signage
  • Hand-rendered perspectives, sections, and other illustrations and exhibits of architecture, amenities, signage, proposed infrastructure, and existing natural features
  • Photo-realistic computer renderings of architecture, amenities, signage, proposed infrastructure, and existing natural features
  • Marketing materials in the form of annotated illustrative exhibits and diagrams featuring project data and other descriptive language





Faris Planning & Design

About Us

A proven track record of success




Faris Planning & Design, LLC is a Land Planning and Landscape Architecture firm dedicated to achieving design excellence. Founded in 2002, this firm’s members have diverse backgrounds in land planning, landscape architecture, park and recreation master planning, and extensive project experience in both the public and private sectors.