Arpent offers a wide range of urban planning services aimed at municipalities, real estate developers, land owners and civil society organizations. The team mobilizes a diversified and carefully crafted tool box based on their skills in planning, project management, real estate and research. They also rely on their expertise in mapping, 3D modeling and graphic design to strategically communicate the outcome of their work.

Development Projects

With each mandate, Arpent adjusts their analytical lens and adapts their strategies to anchor the project’s viability in its economic context, highlight its social significance and honour its host environment.

  • Real estate market analysis
  • Regulatory analysis
  • Analysis of the potential development and redevelopment of land at different scales
  • Complete urban assessment upstream of the project
  • Development concept and scenario
  • Project management
  • Organization and supervision of public consultation and participation exercices
  • Regulatory process (permit, approval of projects, modification of zoning, etc.)
  • Dossiers of argumentation and presentation of projects
  • Representation with public organizations

Territorial Assessment

Arpent takes a close look at the local realities in order to establish a territorial diagnosis that dictates the accuracy of the intervention.

  • Demographic and socio-economic portraits
  • Heritage and architectural analysis
  • Typomorphological, environmental and landscape analysis
  • Commercial analysis
  • Analysis of nuisances, incompatibilities and cohabitation issues
  • SWOT analysis
  • Land use and development issues, project orientations and objectives
  • Walking audit, analysis and recommandations

Regulation and Planning

Arpent applies the principles of rational use of space and optimization of living environments in its contribution to the creation and review of urban planning tools.

  • Schéma d’aménagement
  • Plan d’urbanisme and  programme particulier d’urbanisme (PPU)
  • Plan d’implantation et d’intégration architecturale (PIIA)
  • Plan d’aménagement d’ensemble (PAE)
  • Catalogue of potential interventions of soft densification
  • Parking management plan
  • Urban planning bylaws
  • Strategic planning
  • Sustainable mobility plan
  • Sustainable development plan
  • Policy for the development of accessory dwelling units (ADU)
  • Study of the impact and potential for the development of residential annexes and estimate of the fiscal impact