Shoshana Lutz
Senior Planner

Mrs. Lutz joined the firm in 2017. Her responsibilities include writing initial studies and environmental impact reports in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), providing contract staff support to governmental agencies, assisting with public outreach programs, and providing private clients with permit processing and entitlement assistance, constraints analysis, land use assessments, and feasibility analyses.

Prior to joining EMC Planning Group, Mrs. Lutz worked for the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea in the Community Planning and Building Department. Her responsibilities included assisting with preliminary plan check review for building and planning applications, conducting preliminary site assessments on residential properties, and conducting preliminary design reviews in residential and commercial areas. Mrs. Lutz’s experience also includes completing an internship with BuildingWise, LLC, a private consulting firm that assists organizations with commercial structure LEED certification.


  • B.S. – California State University Monterey Bay, Environmental Science Technology and Policy, Emphasis in Ecology and Natural Resources, 2014


  • Member, Association of Environmental Professionals


  • ESRI ArcGIS Map Making and Spatial Analysis Course