The firm and its employees have been recognized for quality results in plan making and development code preparation. The firm has received awards from the national organization of the American Planning Association (“APA”), state chapters and local sections of APA, and the National Association of Counties, as well as the “Best in American Living” award from the National Homebuilders Association, Better Homes and Gardens, and Professional Builder magazines. Awards received by the firm and its staff (including those which staff members received while with former employers) include:

National Awards

  • Loudoun County, Virginia General Plan, Comprehensive Planning: Small Jurisdiction, American Planning Association National Award.
  • New Castle County, Delaware, Comprehensive Plan, National Association of Counties.
  • Lake County, Illinois, Natural Resources Plan and Zoning, National Association of Counties.
  • The Fields of Long Grove (160-acre residential development), Best in American Living, National Homebuilders Association, Better Homes and Gardens, and Professional Builder magazines.

State and Local Awards

  • Richmond Trails Master Plan, Special Recognition for Planning Process, Houston-Galveston Area Council Parks and Natural Areas Awards, 2015.
  • Sioux City Zoning and Sign Code Rewrite, Iowa Chapter APA Best Practice Award, 2015.
  • Richmond Comprehensive Plan, Texas Chapter APA, 2015.
  • Belleville Comprehensive Plan, Illinois Chapter APA Daniel Burnham Award, 2014.
  • Gillette Comprehensive Plan, Urban Planning Project of the Year Award, Wyoming Planning Association, 2014.
  • Tangipahoa Parish Comprehensive Plan, Outstanding Plan, Louisiana Chapter APA, 2011.
  • Zachary Unified Development Code, Outstanding Project/Program Tool, Louisiana Chapter APA, 2011.
  • Waller Advance Plan Livable Centers Study, Texas Chapter APA, 2010.
  • Centennial Land Development Code, Colorado Chapter APA, 2010.
  • Carbondale Comprehensive Plan, Illinois Chapter APA Daniel Burnham Award, 2010.
  • Valparaiso Unified Development Code, Outstanding Project, Honorable Mention, Indiana Chapter APA, 2010.
  • McAllen Comprehensive Plan Update and Parks & Recreation Master Plan, Community of the Year, Texas Chapter APA, 2009.
  • Temple Comprehensive Plan, Central Texas Section APA, 2009.
  • Stafford Corridor Design Study, Plan, and Implementing Regulations, Houston Section American Planning Association, 2009.
  • Foresight McAllen Comprehensive Plan, Texas Chapter APA, 2008.
  • Edinburg Unified Development Code, Texas Chapter APA, 2007.
  • Edinburg Comprehensive Plan and Park Master Plan, Texas Chapter APA, 2007.
  • El Lago Context and Form Study, Texas Chapter APA, 2007.
  • El Lago Context and Form Study, Houston Section APA, 2007.
  • Pearland Parks and Trails Master Plans, Houston Section APA, 2007.
  • Hobbs Comprehensive Plan, New Mexico Chapter APA, 2005.
  • Rosenberg Parks and Recreation Master Plan, Houston Section APA, 2004.
  • Nacogdoches Comprehensive Plan Update, Texas Chapter APA, 2003.
  • Kerrville “LINK to the Future” Comprehensive Plan, Texas Chapter APA, 2002.
  • Bastrop Comprehensive Plan, Texas Chapter APA, 2001.
  • Lockhart 2020 Comprehensive Plan, Professional Planning Award, Central Texas Section APA, 2000.
  • Starr County Comprehensive Colonia Study and Plan, Honorable Mention Award, Texas Chapter APA, 2000.
  • Bryan Comprehensive Plan Update and Municipal Annexation Plan, Community of the Year, Texas Chapter APA, 2000.
  • New Braunfels New Millennium Plan, Texas Chapter APA, 1999.
  • Sugar Land Comprehensive Zoning Study, Texas Chapter APA, 1998.
  • Harlingen Vision 2020 Comprehensive Plan, Texas Chapter APA, 1997.
  • Regulatory Effectiveness Studies for the Armand Bayou and Christmas Bay Coastal Preserves (for the Galveston Bay National Estuary Program), Excellence in Environmental Planning, Texas Chapter APA, 1992.