Curtis Zacuto - Principal

Experience Summary

Mr. Curtis Zacuto, Co-Founder and Principal of EcoTierra Consulting, Inc., has more than 26 years of experience in environmental planning and project management. Mr. Zacuto has served in a senior management position at previous consulting firms and has worked for a public university as a principal campus environmental planner. Mr. Zacuto specializes in urban and rural projects and has managed large and complex and controversial projects in the Los Angeles area and throughout the Southern California region. Mr. Zacuto's background in private and public sector planning has resulted in a comprehensive understanding of the complex relationships between land use regulations, environmental impacts, and project implementation.

Education Background and Professional Affiliations

  • M.U.R.P. in Planning – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
  • B.A. in Sociology - UCLA
  • American Planning Association (APA)

Project Experience

  • EIRs/EISs
    • Antelope Valley Enterprise Zone (EIR)
    • California Lutheran University Master Plan (EIR)
    • Calabasas Village (EIR & Addendum)
    • City of Lancaster MEA/General Plan Update (EIR)
    • City of Sierra Madre MEA/General Plan Update (EIR)
    • City of South Pasadena General Plan Update (EIR)
    • Community Recycling & Resource (EIR)
    • Crescent Hts Condominium Project (EIR)
    • Franklin Avenue Apartment Project (EIR)
    • Gower/Hollywood Condominium Project (EIR)
    • Intramural Field Parking Structure (UCLA) (EIR)
    • Keystone Subdivision Project (EIR)
    • LAC+USC Medical Center Master Plan (EIR)
    • Magnolia Avenue Condominium Project (EIR)
    • Mountaingate Residential Project (EIR)
    • NBC Studios Master Plan (EIR)
    • Northwest Housing Infill Project (UCLA) (EIR)
    • Oxford Avenue Apartment Project (EIR)
    • Parker Ranch Residential Development (EIR)
    • Paseo Plaza Mixed Use Development (EIR)
    • Santa Monica Studios Master Plan (EIR)
    • UCLA Long Range Development Plan (EIR)
    • Walmart Garden Grove (EIR)
    • Walmart Lancaster (EIR)
    • Walmart Technical Studies (Lompoc)
    • Walmart Ridgecrest (EIR)
    • Walmart Tehachapi (EIR)
    • Warner Bros Studios Master Plan (EIR)
    • Yucca Street Condominium Project (EIR)
  • Initial Studies/MNDs/EAs
    • Acosta Athletic Training Center (UCLA) (MND)
    • UCLA Stunt Ranch (MND)