Baxter & Woodman adds Urban Planning Services

Communities rely on Urban Planners to accommodate population growth and revitalize municipal infrastructure through economic development, community development, and transportation projects.

Baxter & Woodman uses a strategic planning model to help you develop a long-range vision, design a code that works for your community, identify the needs of the citizens, and an action plan with capital improvement projects. Our Urban Planners can help you in four important areas:

Land Use

  • Comprehensive Plans
  • Strategic Plans
  • Downtown Master Plans
  • Special Area Plans
  • Park & Open Space Plans
  • Existing & Future Land Use
  • GIS Applications & Services
  • Program Management


  • Safety Plans
  • Vision Zero
  • Major Thoroughfare Plans
  • Capital Improvements
  • Access Management
  • Corridor Studies
  • Roundabout Studies
  • Multi-Modal Plans
  • Complete Streets


  • Unified Development Code
  • Zoning & Subdivision Codes
  • Parking Regulations
  • Landscape Ordinances
  • Zoning Map Updates
  • Staff Augmentation Contracts
  • Development Oversight
  • Development Review Process
  • Grant Writing

Public Outreach

  • Consensus Building
  • Visioning
  • Facilitation
  • Graphic Renderings
  • Drone Photos
  • 3-D Visualization
  • Public Meeting Videos
  • Website Creation
  • Surveys

For more information, contact Cristin Emshoff, MUP, ENV SP at 346-388-4875 or

- Addresses citizens' needs

- Promotes public transparency

- Helps with the budgeting process

- Creates buy-in from involved parties

- Brings the public and decision makers together

- Communicates change effectively

- Provides continuity across the organization

- Saves money