The Downtown Plan Team

The Downtown Plan and associated tasks are being developed under the direction of the Lakewood Community Development Department Director and Assistant City Manager, David Bugher, (253) 983-7739,, and with the input of an inter-departmental team. The Planning Commission will provide advice and recommendations to the City Council.

To assist with the Downtown Plan project, the City selected a comprehensive consultant team:

  • BERK: project management, outreach and engagement, land use, Planned Action EIS
  • ESA: natural environment
  • Fehr & Peers: transportation
  • Framework: subarea plan and form-based code, charette and pop-up events, placemaking/activation
  • KPG: streetscapes and parks
  • Seth Harry: urban design and charrette