URBAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING

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 Park Cheri Ruane and John Frey Featured in High Profile Magazine - Weston & Sampson's Cheri Ruane and John Frey were featured in High Profile magazine on landscape architecture's ability to mitigate climate change.
RMAT Climate Resilience Design Standards Tool Resilient MA Action Team (RMAT) Statewide Climate Resilience Design Standards Tool - Weston & Sampson is proud to have served as the lead technical consultant for the Resilient MA Action Team (RMAT) in developing the Statewide Climate Resilience Design Standards Tool, which was recently released by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.