Urban Systems is an inter-disciplinary professional practice providing strategic planning, engineering, environmental science, and urban design services to both public and private sector clients throughout Western Canada. Founded in 1975, the company has grown to over 400 employees working out of 15 offices. We serve many different types of clients including municipal, provincial and federal governments, Indigenous communities, land developers, and private industry. For each new assignment we ensure that the most appropriate expertise is brought to bear from our team of professional engineers, community planners, policy analysts, landscape architects, environmental scientists, communication experts, technologists, legal surveyors, and administrative professionals. As an organization we are committed to our higher calling of spirit in service for vibrant communities; for our people this is more than a corporate mission statement, it is our passion.
Supporting the achievement of informed decision-making for sustainable asset, financial, and service delivery.
Community Energy Solutions
Our integrated approach to identifying solutions for our clients sets us apart from the competition.
“Live together in community, with dignity, free of fear and free of want, in harmony with one another and with the natural world.” – Satya Das
Building and maintaining a prosperous, livable community for the benefit of all citizens.
We offer sustainable solutions to our clients through an integrated environmental services platform.
Geographic Information Systems – GIS
Empowering decision-making through location-based information.
Governance and Finance
Helping communities to plan and deliver effective and sustainable local government services.
Land development starts with two key building blocks: property and an idea.
Market, economic, and financial analysis for better land use and economic development decisions.
Land Surveying and Geomatics
Combining the arts of spatial measurement, mapping and legal surveying with the latest technology to provide expert advice and reliable data.
We create public and private landscapes—in perfect context—that kindle a sense of place.
Our transportation experts are committed to working closely with all agencies as well as private sector interests.
We strive to be catalysts for respectful human interactions with the water cycle.