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Comprehensive Coastal Plans and Coastal Permits  
Coastplans specializes in coastal planning.  Martin Carver, AICP, the principal at Coastplans.com, has years of recent experience with the Coastal Commission.  Mr. Carver is currently under contract with the University of California serving as the project manager for the UCSC Marine Science Campus Coastal Long Range Development Plan.  In 2001 and 2002, he prepared the City of Carmel-by-the-Seaís Local Coastal Program (under subcontract with EMC Planning Group Inc).  Prior to that, Mr. Carver prepared Local Coastal Program amendments for development of the Pajaro Valley Unified School Districtís new high school.  Mr. Carver also recently completed a major coastal permit application for Watsonville Airport to close an illegal landfill and restore adjacent coastal habitat.

General Plan Housing Elements
Coastplans prepares housing elements.  Mr. Carver cut his eye teeth on general plan preparation at the firm of J. Laurence Mintier & Associates in the 1990s and with Mintier, EMC Planning, and Coastplans has prepared numerous housing elements for cities throughout Central and Northern California, including: Soledad, Newman, Clayton, Menlo Park, Benicia, and Eureka.

Environmental Documentation
Coastplans prepares environmental documents.  Mr. Carver has contributed to environmental impacts reports and prepared initial studies for numerous small projects in the last few years.


Project Management

Coastplans provides project management services.  Mr. Carver has extensive experience in managing large planning projects, including EIR and comprehensive plan development.

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