Private Project

Ivanhoe Millsite

A private landowner seeks for assistance in the development of a single family home on their property.

Private Project

Ivanhoe Millsite

A private landowner seeks for assistance in the development of a single family home on their property.

Project Info

NPRI has been retained by a private landowner to assist them in the development of a single family home on their property. Known as the Ivanhoe Millsite, this property is an inholding within the White River National Forest. NPRI was responsible for gaining the land use approvals from the federal government and Pitkin County to place an access road across federal lands to the property. Once legal access was gained, NPRI managed the work required to place the road and bridge to access the site, as well as providing utilities to the parcel. Additionally, the owner plans on constructing a house and garage on the parcel and has retained NPRI to obtain the required Pitkin County land use approvals and permits and to represent them through the construction process.

Project Type: Private

Skills Needed: Planning, Permitting, Government Liaison, Project Management

Customer: Private client

Project Year: 2006 – Present


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I worked with Tom on the Eagle County Regional Planning Commission and with him as a representative for applicants proposing land use applications within the Town of Snowmass Village. Tom is a true land use professional that possesses comprehensive knowledge of all land use related matters when it comes to assessing or analyzing proposals. He is excellent to work with and understands the regulators positions as well as the municipal code standards. He always provides thorough evaluations and detailed appraisals of all associated impacts when preparing proposals in land use and zoning applications and with his all-inclusive presentations before decision making boards.

Jim Wahlstrom, TOSV Senior Planner

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I have been working with Tom on various projects for about the last six years.  His good humor, utter professionalism, high sense of values and integrity make him a pleasure to work with.  Getting the federal government to process applications can be a long, drawn out process.  Some of the simplest of projects can take years.  I admire Tom for his patience in plowing through brick walls of red tape, and always keeping his head about him.  I’ve never seen Tom get upset, even when a normal person would have blown his stack long ago.  He has always been willing to modify plans and projects to maintain a proper balance between public and private concerns and maintaining the esthetics of our public lands. I highly recommend his talents in project planning.  This is a personal opinion based on interactions with numerous projects.

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I recommend you and your team to any owner that values professional knowledge, practical solutions and a common sense-based approach.

Joseph Elsen, CDPT Program Engineer

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