Community & Regional Planning

Community and regional planning is a unique field that requires knowledgeable, experienced professionals in a variety of disciplines collaborating throughout a planning process. We utilize planning processes that facilitate consensus building, resulting in successful delivery of implementable plans and projects that meet both current and future needs of a broad range of community stakeholders. JMT's certified planners are experienced at applying sound planning principles to meet state and local planning requirements and project development criteria for a wide range of community and regional projects.

Our multi-disciplined project teams are led by certified planners who assist clients to develop sustainable plans and projects using a variety of tools and techniques. Our teams routinely incorporate strategic planning elements within traditional comprehensive plans, integrate smart growth with smart transportation solutions, conduct sustainability assessments, develop form-based and performance-based codes (smart codes), and establish "green design" standards for public space, conservation-by-design standards for development, and incentives for buildings and infill development. 

At JMT, we are proud of our planning philosophy, which integrates engaging public involvement and outreach programs with technical study and analysis. Additionally, we apply the appropriate state-of-the-art software, web-based tools, and other equipment to enhance the planning and public involvement/outreach process.

Projects

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Centreville Streetscape Improvements

JMT provided planning, design, and construction engineering services for one mile of streetscape improvements to Kennett Pike, Delaware's first scenic byway.

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Kenneth Young Memorial Park Master Site Plan

JMT helped develop a master site plan for a community park.

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Windy Ridge Park Master Plan

JMT completed a master plan for a new, 90 acre recreational area.

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Multi-Municipal Comprehensive and Open Space Planning

JMT provided planning, design, mapping and public involvement services for the development of a Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan and Multi-Municipal Open Space, Recreation and Greenway Plan.

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North Third Street Corridor Revitalization

JMT provided comprehensive planning, design, mapping and graphics, public involvement and organizational structure development services to the City of Harrisburg to develop the North Third Street Corridor Revitalization Plan.

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Community and Neighborhood Parks Master Plans

JMT created master plans for a township's first recreation facilities to meet the immediate and future needs of the community.

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City of York 2030 Plan & Zoning Ordinance Update

JMT provided comprehensive planning, design, mapping and graphics, public involvement and ordinance services for the development of the City of York's 2030 Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Rewrite & Map Update.

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Knox Kane Rail Corridor Study

JMT is conducting a feasibility study for a rails-to-trails project across four counties.

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