public-sector planning consultant
collaboration | creative thinking | attention to detail

akPlans, LLC is a woman-owned planning consultancy based in Northeast Ohio. The firm provides public-sector planning, project management, grant writing and related services for communities of all sizes. We provide thoughtful, well-crafted advice based on first-hand experience to help communities advance civic goals.


Our work is rooted in three core tenets: collaboration, creative thinking and attention to detail.


Principal and Owner, Ann Klavora, is a certified planner through the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) and an EcoDistricts Accredited Professional.



  • Grant Writing/Administration

  • Project Management/Organization and Team Leadership

  • RFP and Proposal Development

  • Planning and Public Process

  • Implementation Strategy

  • Vision/Policy Development

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Consensus Building

  • Written Communications and Meeting Facilitation



  • Bicycle/Pedestrian/Active Transportation

  • Streetscape Enhancements

  • Neighborhoods/Districts

  • Transit-Oriented Development

  • Historic Preservation

  • Public Art


Learn more about akPlans by clicking through the links above. Please contact us for additional information. We welcome the opportunity to learn how we can collaborate with you.

©2020 by akPlans, LLC