Our company at a glance
LaRue Planning & Management has worked with an extensive array of local governments throughout Florida. We specialize in current and long-range local planning, as well as day-to-day zoning administration.
Our team of AICP certified planners promise to work
diligently alongside your staff to meet the needs of your
James G. LaRue, AICP
Jim began his career in Florida local government more than 20 years ago, with positions ranging from city planning and zoning director to county administrator. As president of LaRue Planning and Management he has provided management and planning solutions to Florida cities, counties and special assessment districts. His expertise in Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Evaluation and Appraisal Reports, as well as Land Development Code revisions, allow Jim to act as liaison between clients and the Department of Economic Opportunity.
Jim also serves as a Florida State University Center for Public Management adjunct/consultant/trainer, facilitating numerous classes designed for public management employees within the State.
Ben L. Smith, AICP, LEED GA
As a Senior Planner, he has become skilled in site plan review and providing a variety of other zoning related services for our local government clients. In addition, Ben has also been instrumental in preparing many Comprehensive Plan Amendments and Land Development Code revisions.
Wm. F. "Bill" Brisson, AICP
Bill’s ability to identify the core aspects of a problem and attention to detail have resulted in creative solutions to a variety of complex issues for communities throughout Florida. He is an integral part of the LPM team, his knowledge and experience is invaluable.
Gloria L. Pellito
Gloria's career, which started on Wall Street, has revolved around streamlining office procedures as well as implementing and supervising accounting departments for various sized firms. Gloria provides essential quality control services for the firm.