Community Planning

Communities are intrinsically unique. At SKW, we recognize the individuality and work with communities to help them capitalize on their strengths, realize their identity and achieve their goals. From single projects to comprehensive planning services, SKW can evaluate each opportunity, recommend options and develop plans that mirror the community and the attributes that draw its citizens there.

SKW staff and a community gather at a ribbon cutting

End-to-End Solutions

SKW’s team is composed of an array of experts including surveyors, planners, landscape architects and engineers. This expertise allows us to offer communities a one-stop-shop for community planning, landscape architecture, on-call services, engineering and design, community surveys, and GIS mapping.

On-Call Services

Whether your community needs help with annexation, permitting or site development review, SKW’s on-call services allows you access to all our firm’s resources throughout the year. This cost-efficient model gives municipalities access to a wide array of expertise and services that are paid for on an as-needed basis.

Our Team

SKW’s planners understand communities’ challenges through their experience serving on city staffs and planning for communities of all sizes throughout the Midwest. SKW’s planners are active in the local and national chapters of the American Planning Association, and all of our planners are certified through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).

SKW’s planners specialize in comprehensive planning, design guidelines, ordinances and policy creation, downtown planning, complete streets, historic preservation, park planning, economic development and grant administration.