Environmental Permitting & Regulatory Compliance


Pax personnel have extensive knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirements which is essential to the success of every project. Our environmental scientists and planners are well-versed with permit applications and compliance processes associated with the Clean Water Act, California Environmental Quality Act/National Environmental Policy Act (CEQA/NEPA), and the California Endangered Species Act. In addition, our staff is familiar with several county environmental regulations such as tree ordinances, zoning and long-range planning. Following is a summary of our regulatory compliance and permitting services.

Federal Clean Water Act

  • Wetland Delineations

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sec. 404 Permits

  • California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Sec. 401 Certifications

  • GIS Mapping of Riparian Corridors

  • NPDES Permitting

  • Site Analysis, including Environmental Impact Reports/Statements

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

  • Assessments and Reporting

  • Streambed Alteration Agreements

  • Scientific Collecting Permits and Studies

United States FIsh and Wildlife Service

  • Assessments and Reporting

  • Permitted Specialists