Shaker Median Trail
Shaker Median Trail

Warrensville Streetscape Public Mtg
Warrensville Streetscape Public Mtg

2019 APA Ohio Planning Award
2019 APA Ohio Planning Award

Shaker Median Trail
Shaker Median Trail

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.