Land Use Planning Model

For Economic Evaluation of Capital Projects

The Hanover Engineering Land Use Planning Model is a customizable model developed for our clients that allows both us and them to make economic evaluation decisions based on local and regional demographic, environmental, and logistic data analysis.

  • Real-Time Project Management
  • Site Selection and Evaluation
  • Multiple-Site Economic Evaluation Module
  • Document Storage and Management
  • Project Permit Schedule Analysis
  • Visualize Development Potential
  • Identify and Quantify Environmental and Project-Specific Logistic Cost Benefits
  • Post-Construction/Commissioning (Operations/Maintenance Records Throughout the Life of the Asset)


  • Land Use
  • Zoning
  • Traffic
  • Transportation
  • Utilities
  • Environmental
  • Easements
  • Demographics


  • Enterprise GIS/Database Management
  • Data Collection, Creation, and Integration
  • Project Management
  • Customized Applications
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Permit Matrix and Schedule


  • Title Specialists
  • Land Agents
  • Easement Acquisitions
  • Conservation Easements
  • Acquiring Land
  • Land Rights
  • Wetland Mitigation
  • Permitting

Example Customizable Model

Models Automate Analysis Processes
Wind Farm and Solar Panel Site Selection

Evaluation Criteria

  • Distance to Road
  • Population Density
  • Wind/Solar Potential
  • Proximity to Transmission Line
  • Slope Analysis
  • Exclusionary Areas
  • Viewshed Analysis
  • Client Variable

We combine your proprietary information and selection parameters with publicly available data to create a cost-effective economic evaluation model that allows a higher-resolution decision-making process.