About Burton Planning Services

Our mission is to provide our clients with sustainable planning, engineering and environmental solutions that are timely, affordable, and customized for the client’s specific needs. Burton Planning Services (BPS) strives to make communities livable, healthy, and sustainable. BPS was formed in 2008 by Kimberly Burton, P.E., AICP CTP, LEED AP ND. The company is DBE/MBE/WBE and EDGE certified. BPS is also a licensed engineering firm with a multi-disciplinary staff of 15 professionals with skillsets in hazard mitigation, environmental studies, city & transportation planning, economic & community development, civil engineering, zoning, graphic design, as well as public involvement.

Contact Us

Burton Planning Services
252 Electric Ave
Westerville, OH 43081 (MAP)


Key Staff Email:
Kimberly Burton, kburton@burtonplanning.com
Richard Carr, rcarr@burtonplanning.com
Don Leonard, dleonardburtonplanning.com
Elvin Pinckney, epinckney@burtonplanning.com
Amelia (Costanzo) Mansfield,
Brett Morris, bmorris@burtonplanning.com
Rich Roths, rroths@burtonplanning.com
Anna van der Zwaag,

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BPS can provide a comprehensive range of services customized for our clients:

Community Planning and Zoning

Community Planning and Zoning

BPS customizes planning and zoning solutions for clients, from regions to municipalities to sites.

Multi-Modal Transportation Planning

Multi-Modal Transportation Planning

BPS specializes in multi-modal transportation plans for all types of modes, users, facilities, and scales.

Environmental Studies and Clearances

Environmental Studies and Clearances

BPS is a leader in noise and air quality analyses, along with environmental studies for a variety of agencies and funding types.

Communications Services

Communications Services

BPS integrates graphic design, social media, and outreach meetings into projects to effectively engage the public.

Specific Areas of Expertise

The combined experience of our planners, engineers, and environmental specialists cover a wide range of areas of expertise within our four main groups of services shown above. Please browse through the tabs on the right to learn more about the specific types of services we can provide to clients.

  • Comprehensive & Land Use Plans
  • Community & Neighborhood Plans
  • Corridor Revitalization Plans
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Urban Design & Renderings
  • On-Call Planning & Zoning Services
  • Zoning Codes & Form-Based Codes
  • Sustainability & Resiliency Initiatives
  • Grant Writing & Administration
  • LEED Certified Project Management
  • Hazard Mitigation & Brownfield Planning
  • International Development
  • Transportation Corridor Planning
  • Multi-Modal Thoroughfare Planning
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Planning
  • Complete Streets Initiatives
  • Access Management
  • Safety Studies & Crash Analyses
  • Autonomous Vehicles & Future Technology
  • Wayfinding
  • Transit Planning
  • Traffic, Parking & Signal Analyses
  • Environmental/NEPA Program Management
  • EIS, EA & CE Environmental Documents
  • Cultural Resources / Section 106 Coordination
  • Section 4(f) & 6(f) Documents
  • Ecological Studies & Permitting
  • Park & Greenway Plans
  • Demographic & Environmental Justice Analyses
  • Noise Studies & Barrier Analyses
  • Air Quality Analyses
  • Environmental Site Assessments / Hazardous Materials
  • Communications Strategies
  • Public Involvement Activities
  • Outreach & Promotional Materials
  • Graphic Design & Renderings
  • Website Development
  • Social Media Communications
  • Online Training Development

Licenses, Certifications, and Prequalifications

Licenses, Certifications & Memberships

  • Licensed Ohio Engineering Firm
  • U.S. EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm
  • USGBC Organizational Member
  • National Complete Streets Partner
  • TRB Noise Committee Friends

DBE & EDGE Certifications

  • State of Ohio, EDGE
  • State of Ohio, DBE & SBE
  • State of Tennessee, DBE
  • State of Montana, DBE
  • Ohio Department of Transportation, DBE & SBE
  • Ohio Turnpike Commission, LDBE & SBE
  • City of Columbus, WBE
  • City of Dayton, SBE
  • City of Springfield, FBE
  • City of Toledo, WBE
  • Columbus Regional Airport Authority

Ohio Department of Transportation Prequalifications

  • Environmental Document Preparation-EA/EIS
  • Environmental Document Preparation-CE
  • Environmental Document Preparation-Section 4(f)
  • Noise Analyses & Abatement Design
  • Air Quality Analyses
  • Interchange Justification & Modification Studies
  • Safety Studies