Planning & Policy

HW has 26 years of experience in assisting public and private clients with complex land use and water resource planning issues. From urban to rural environments, our firm has been a leader in balancing the competing goals of open space preservation, economic development, sustainable design and public approval. We specialize in assisting local and state level authorities develop streamlined regulatory approaches for the purpose of implementing smart growth objectives. HW also provides a full range of watershed planning and site design services, such as restoration/ management plans, smart growth planning, climate change adaptation, downtown revitalization, and emergency preparedness and response planning for various communities.