Land Use Planning, Real Estate Development and Governmental Relations

Whether your project is in the public or private sector, Cabrera & Associates offers analysis of land use planning and real estate development projects. Our goal is to provide analyses, advice, strategies, reports, and solutions with regulatory agency representation and project management. Whatever the size or type of property our services can be invaluable to your project:

  • Provide liaison services with City and County staff
  • Facilitate plan review of construction drawings
  • Provide project coordination
  • Ensure complete plan submittals for review
  • Represent clients to city and county staff
  • Offer insights to review process; explain details and reasoning of process
  • Provide full understanding of process, leading to realistic expectations of process
  • Provide higher level of certainty of process

Project Development – Development Review

Cabrera & Associates (C&A) will contribute to the development of your project, providing insight to what is acceptable to the reviewing agency and how to further your proposal. We will ensure your project submittal contains all the relevant and required information for acceptance by the agency for their review. C&A will liaison with the agency to monitor and develop Conditions of Approval for your project, keeping you informed as the conditions develop and hi-lighting conditions of concern. We will sheppard your project through to approval.

Plan Review of Construction Drawings

Cabrera & Associates works with your engineer/designer to ensure compliance with Conditions of Approval and provide a pre-review of the plans prior to submittal to the reviewing agency. We'll make certain the plan submittal is complete for acceptance by working with the engineer/designer during the plan review process to minimize timeline of review through final approval.

Have you got a project in mind? Let Cabrera & Associates provide solutions:


  • Office Buildings
  • Retail
  • Mixed Use
  • Malls/Shopping Centers
  • Industrial
  • Institutional
  • Resort Hotel/Motel
  • Restaurant


  • Single Family
  • Affordable Housing
  • Condominiums/Apartments
  • Multi Family
  • Master Planned Community
  • Senior Housing
  • Golf Course Community

Raw Land

  • Agriculture/Rural
  • Coastal Zone

About Us

Tony Cabrera is a registered civil engineer and professional land surveyor. He launched Cabrera & Associates after a career of more than 32 years working with city governments as a civil engineer and community development specialist. Tony retired in 2015 from his position as City Engineer Community Development for the City of Santa Rosa. His department operated with a budget of $35 million and a staff of 33.

As City Civil Engineer, his department reviewed, analyzed and wrote Conditions of Approval for all development within the City of Santa Rosa. In addition to his knowledge of the processes required to move a development through city and county agencies, he earned the respect of people on both sides of the counter, including public and private sectors, from developers and individual builders to civic managers and staff. He has an extraordinary knowledge of how a system works and what is needed to maneuver a project through multiple layers of bureaucracy.


Registered Civil Engineer (C 41858)
Professional Land Surveyor (L 7332)


American Society of Civil Engineers
Professional Land Surveyor (L 7332)

Contact Us


(707) 321-9951


Anthony A. Cabrera, P.E., P.L.S.
252 Pheasant Drive
Healdsburg, CA 95448