Our approach to planning focuses on achieving practical solutions with broad community support and a clear path toward implementation. We use our technical expertise and longstanding relationships in the community to design projects that are both technically grounded and achievable. In today’s tough regulatory environment, it is important to incorporate planning as a tool to analyze project options, navigate regulatory approval processes and be nimble when necessary.


Our work draws on the strength of each community and the voices of its citizens. As planners, we translate what we hear to implementable planning documents that are supported politically.

Service Specialties

  • Community and Stakeholder Engagement
  • Comprehensive Master Plans
  • Construction Administration
  • Grant Writing and Acquisitions
  • Land Development Planning
  • Regulatory Code Compliance
  • Signage and Landscape Standards
  • Subdivision Regulations
  • Urban Design
  • Zoning and Land Use Ordinances
Thompson Engineering worked with our citizens and community to not only develop a widely supported Master Plan for our waterfront, but provided an implementation strategy that successfully launched our plan into a reality.

– Melissa Peagler, former town administrator for Dandridge, TN

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