Company Profile

EMC Planning Group is a full service interdisciplinary land-use and environmental planning firm located in Monterey, California. Since the firm’s inception in 1978, EMC Planning Group has gained rich experience in a broad range of land use and community planning, development and entitlement services, as well as, environmental documentation and compliance. The firm translates that experience into concrete, focused results in a timely and cost-effective manner to its extensive list of public and private sector clients in communities of varying scale throughout California.

Guided by exceptional commitment to client satisfaction, EMC Planning Group has earned a reputation for being responsive, attuned to client needs, skilled in developing and implementing strategies to meet client goals, and producing quality products. The firm’s success and longevity are due in large part to the diverse talents and creativity of its team members. Our land use planners, environmental planners, biologists, and land use designers are skilled professionals with the ability to deliver practical, yet innovative solutions to land use planning, development, design, environmental review, and regulatory compliance challenges. Receipt of numerous awards and national recognition is one indicator that our clients and peers acknowledge the firm’s expertise. EMC Planning is a State of California certified small business, and a locally-certified green business.


To place quality, professional, and solution-oriented people into a team atmosphere in order to best serve our clients.


EMC Planning Group is about TEAMWORK! Our firm strives to create a “human environment” where people have a voice and an impact on how the company is run, as well as taking leadership and ownership of the projects they work on.