Ty Utton

Ty Utton is a Planner and Project Manager who provides entitlement and development services on a broad range of sizes, scales, and complexities. Ty specializes in providing guidance through the various governmental processes in order to realize client’s projects including entitlements (rezoning’s, condition modifications, use permits, variances, and appeals), land division (subdivisions, lot splits, easements and abandonments of public rights-of-way), construction permitting (design review approvals, site plan approvals and construction plan reviews) and public engagement (citizen participation programs, neighborhood engagement and stakeholder communication).

Ty has assisted on some of the largest entitlement cases in Arizona and has developed comprehensive community and compatibility plans for a range of clients and jurisdictions from towns and regional councils to military bases across the United States. He also provides research on demographics, land use, zoning regulations, and public involvement plans to tailor education and outreach methods to suit the needs of the community and client.


  • Arizona State University (Master of Urban and Environmental Planning, 2022)
  • Arizona State University (B.S., Geography, B.S.P., Urban Planning, 2021)
    -Minor in Sustainability

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • City of Mesa
    -Historic Preservation Board, Board Member (2023)
  • Student Planning Association (2018-2022)
    -Board Member (2021-2022)
  • National Honor Society for Sustainability (2019-2022)
  • Gamma Theta Upsilon Honors Society for Geography (2018-2022)

Previous Professional Experience

  • Snell & Wilmer, Urban Planner
  • Matrix Design Group, Planner
  • Gammage & Burnham, PLC, Planning Intern
  • Arizona State Legislature, House Page

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