Professional Land Use Planning.

Project Research & Feasibility.

Permitting Assistance.

Economic Research & Analysis.

What we do

Wells Barnett Associates (WBA) provides land use planning, permitting assistance, economic research, financial analysis, and other technical support for various types of land use plans, projects, and policies. Our work applies to all types of land use projects including residential, commercial, and lodging development, large-scale community plans, conservation plans, infrastructure programs, and many others.

Quality land use planning requires vision, creativity, professional expertise and collaboration. WBA is dedicated to providing exceptional customer-focused professional planning services that are tailored to our client’s needs.

WBA clientele includes private, nonprofit and public sector customers. With combined experience spanning more than 60 years in the western United States, our Lake Tahoe-based staff are specialists in understanding complex regulatory environments. WBA excels in environmentally, economically and socially responsible planning that provides value-based services to our customers.

Our staff have extensive public and private sector experience involving a wide variety of planning and land use and environmental projects. We collaborate with a diverse variety of professionals to form efficient teams that will plan, design and negotiate in the best interests of our clients. Our talented staff maintains professional certifications or licenses in their individual fields of expertise, and each adheres to professional codes of ethical conduct. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about us.

Property Research
Project Feasibility
Zoning/ Plan Area Changes
Land Use Policy Analysis
TRPA Specialty Services

Market Research
Financial Feasibility Modeling
Fiscal Impact Analysis
Economic Impact Analysis
Cost-Benefit Studies
Infrastructure Funding Analysis
Benefit-Cost Analysis (BCA) for Grant Applications

Project Review
Technical Studies


WBA specializes in land use planning, site design and environmental impact analysis for private and public sector clients. Our planners have more than 60 years of combined public and private sector experience.

Project Research & Feasibility

Wells Barnett Associates offers land use project research and feasibility analysis services to property owners, real estate professionals, developers, and organizations such as banks and government.

Permitting Assistance

Wells Barnett Associates provides permitting assistance to property owners seeking to develop or otherwise improve their property. 

Economic Research & Analysis

Wells Barnett Associates offers economic research, analysis, and strategies related to various land use initiatives. 

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276 Kingsbury Grade Suite 205
Stateline, NV 89448



(775) 580-7478