What is the True Value of a Wetland Delineation?
In Brighton, $187,600. BME Successfully challenged the limits of a prior wetland delineation. The outcome:
- BME’s delineation resulted in a decreased acreage of regulated wetlands (the yellow line on the map).
- BME also negotiated a reduction in the mitigation ratio due to a detailed understanding of wetland ecology.
- BME’s work resulted in a favorable delineation and permit approval that included a reduced wetland fill area and lower mitigation fee – a savings of $187,600 from what the prior developer would likely have been responsible for.
- These lowered fees and increased development area enabled the successful completion of a class A office building.
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