With a multi-disciplinary staff of 11 experienced members, including six planners certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and one Certified Environmental Professional (CEP), our clients can rest assured that LaBella Associates has the resources and knowledge to implement successful projects within budget and on time.



Planning and Development Services

  • Comprehensive master planning
  • Agricultural protection planning
  • Downtown revitalization planning
  • Brownfield area planning
  • Economic development action plans
  • Energy planning
  • Community participation
  • Land use regulations
  • Site plan and subdivision reviews

Environmental Review and Permitting

  • State Environmental Quality Review (SEQR)
  • National Environment Policy Act Review (NEPA)
  • Environmental Impact Statements (EIS)
  • Agricultural Notices of Intent
  • Coordination with SHPO; historic and archeological resources
  • Archeological coordination
  • Utility permitting

Grants and Financing

  • New York State Consolidated Funding Applications (CFA)
​Infrastructure Downtown/community revitalization Sustainable projects Parks & Trails Economic development Housing Planning
  • Rural development financing (USDA)
  • Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP

Program and Project Management

  • Grant Administration
  • Planning and zoning board support
  • Economic development agency support (IDA's, LDC's, BID's)
  • Municipal department support
  • Utility agency support

2010 - present

voices from our planning team

Barb's blog post on energy planning has a road map for organizations getting started. 

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Kathy Spencer

Principal Environmental Analyst Kathy Spencer is in demand for her Article 10 expertise.

Ed Flynn, AICP

Ed presented "Show Me the Money: Getting Grants For Your Community" to the NY Conference of Mayor's Fall Training School.