What We Do

UEM has a long history of successfully completing planning projects for the public and private sector. At UEM, we take the time to fully understand the purpose and rationale for a proposed project, to meet legislative requirements, and to find the solution that best meets the client’s needs. Our services include a range of land development planning services (e.g. Official Plan Amendments (OPA), Zoning By-law Amendments (ZBA), Land Severance, etc.), Environmental Assessments, site selection and feasibility studies.


At UEM, we have a thorough understanding of the Environmental Assessment Act and the Planning Act as well as associated regulations, policy documents, and processes. Our experience includes Class EAs for road, water and sewer projects. Our EA Team is comprised of professionals with expertise in numerous specialty fields, including water resources, waste management, public consultation and facilitation, and civil engineering design.

What We Offer

UEM’s Planning Team assists clients with:

  • Official Plan Amendments (OPA)
  • Zoning By-law Amendments (ZBA)
  • Land Severance Applications
  • Approvals and Site Servicing Plans for New Subdivisions
  • Planning Justification Reports/Briefs
  • Urban Design Briefs
  • Stormwater Management
  • Coordinating Background Studies by Third Parties (e.g. Archaeological Assessments, Noise Studies, Environmental Site Assessments, Environmental Impact Studies/Assessments, Geotechnical Investigations, etc.)
  • Public, Agency, Stakeholder Consultation and Facilitation