Land Use & Community Planning

Associated offers a broad spectrum of planning, policy development, and engagement and facilitation expertise, which complements our foundation in engineering to assist communities in shaping their future. 

Our collaborative approach is grounded in our knowledge of planning principles and local regulations.  We consider the unique qualities, goals, and long-term vision to provide practical solutions that are uniquely tailored to meet our client’s needs in a cost-effective and efficient manner.

Our professional planning services range from advisory services for developers and communities to helping create neighbourhoods and providing communities with the long-range planning tools that communities require to guide land use and future planning decisions. Our goal is to work with our clients to create dynamic, sustainable communities.

For more information, please contact Chris Skowronski (Senior Vice President, Infrastructure) at

Our planning services include:

  • Collaborative engagement and facilitation
  • Official community plans / municipal development plans
  • Land use and regional plans
  • Comprehensive community plans
  • Climate change adaption and resilience / community preparedness plans
  • Urban planning and design
  • Neighbourhood concept / outline plans
  • Growth strategies and sector / area plans
  • Subdivision design and bylaws
  • Policy analysis and development
  • Site analysis and plans
  • Bicycle and pedestrian facility plans and design
  • Transportation plans
  • Review of development applications
  • Advice on planning/zoning projects and issues
  • Zoning bylaws and zoning map updates
  • Housing plans
  • Neighbourhood Safety / CPTED
additional resources

Net Zero Design - Mitigating Climate Change

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Strategic Project Management helps clients achieve long-term objectives

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Design Charrettes lead to creative solutions

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Wolf statues help create unique gateway and focal point for Lethbridge’s new BlackWolf subdivision

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City of Martensville

City of Saskatoon

City of Swift Current

Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nations

North Prairie Developments

North Ridge Developments

Penticton Indian Band

Port Metro Vancouver

Semiahmoo First Nation