Brian Kimmel, President

Tiffiny Rhodes, Consultant


Southwest Land Services

1099 Main Ave, Suite 211

Durango, Colorado  81301

P 970-259-2629

F 970-259-0181



Land Use Planning*

  • Site Analysis to determine physical, legal and practical use capability
  • Environmental Assessment or research of pertinent issues
  • Conceptual and Actual Site Planning
  • Infrastructure Planning for roads, water and sewer and utilities
  • Aesthetic and Practical Design
  • Conservation Based Development Design, preserving natural elements

* yes, we have assisted intentional community and co-housing development.



Land Use Permitting

Creating entitlements:

  • Permitting Strategies – how to navigate the regulatory system's "Red Tape"
  • Permitting Solutions for compliance with regulatory rules and policies
  • Governmental Agency Relationships and approaches to project issues and problems
  • Agency negotiations- finding the middle ground between owner desires and regulatory agency compliance
  • Public Presentations – representing the owner/applicant at public meetings and Commissions as well as neighborhood meetings.






Let us help you through the RED TAPE of governmental/regulatory processes.