Community / Comprehensive Planning

Development Review

Sustainable Financing for Infrastructure

Public Involvement Strategies

Local Ordinances and Policy

Zoning and Development Policy


Weston & Sampson’s planners can make your community stronger and more resilient by helping you plan. We can work with you to build a new vision for your community or bring in strategic expertise for specific planning issues.

Our planners offer decades of experience and success supporting government, nonprofit, and private-sector clients with critical services such as:

  • Strategic, comprehensive, and master planning
  • Policy analysis and adoption for land use, zoning, and environmental management
  • Environmental planning for climate change and resiliency, natural hazard mitigation, and water resources
  • Transportation alternatives
  • Conservation, open space, and recreation planning
  • Historic preservation
  • Community outreach, equitable engagement, and facilitation
  • GIS mapping
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Expert testimony and peer reviews
  • Advice on project and infrastructure financing through grants, enterprise programs, public-private partnerships, and bond-issue support
  • Grant identification and writing, management, reporting

Planning is critical for successful ventures and thriving communities; it leverages limited resources and local knowledge to find thoughtful, innovative, and cost-effective solutions. Our planning team includes experts in project management, public policy, place-making, and equitable community outreach, backed by the knowledge and capabilities of Weston & Sampson’s team of engineers, scientists, and design professionals. We can even help you find and respond to grant opportunities to help fund your projects.

We look forward to discussing your ideas and objectives to help you achieve the results you are looking for. See what communities and organizations like yours have achieved.

News & Highlights

Langone & Puopolo Stormy Day Rendering EBC Resilient Design Webinar - Julie Eaton Ernst, Brandon Kunkel, and Gene Bolinger will lead the next in a series of EBCNE webinars, discussing the refurbishment of Langone Park & Puopolo Playground.
Preparing to Plan for Climate Change—What Tools Do We Need? Jim Riordan to Serve as APA Webinar Instructor - Weston & Sampson’s Jim Riordan, AICP, LEED® AP will serve as an instructor for an upcoming American Planning Association (APA) webinar entitled “Preparing to Plan for Climate Change—What Tools Do We Need?”