Planit Main Street, Inc. is a multi-disciplined land use, community planning and design firm. We have extensive experience in developing comprehensive plans and reviewing development applications for municipalities throughout the Mid-Hudson and Catskill Regions of New York State. We routinely guide local planning boards through the review of site plan, subdivision and redevelopment applications and provide meaningful recommendations, which mitigate environmental impacts through improved project design. The president of the firm, Alan J. Sorensen has more than 25 years of professional planning experience and holds a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from Rutgers University and a Masters in Public Administration from Pace University. In addition, he is an American Institute Certified Planner (AICP) since 1992.

At Planit Main Street Inc., our goal is to give our clients the individual attention they deserve and to produce creative work products that best serve their needs. Each community is unique and so too is our approach to every assignment. Planit Main Street’s reputation for delivering high-quality consulting services is based on our work products and our track record of implementing the plans we develop. Planning services include:

Main Street Revitalization

  • Design guidelines and consultation on facade renovations

  • Business retention, attraction and marketing analysis

  • Organizational development

  • Zoning and sign regulations

Land Use Planning

  •    Comprehensive plans
  • Zoning text and map amendments
  • Review of development applications

Cultural and Heritage Planning

    • Scenic byway planning and administration
    • Historic preservation regulations and district designation
    • State and national historic register nomination preparation
    • Grant procurement and administration

Recently Completed Assignments:

  • Comprehensive Plan – Village of Walden, NY
  • Comprehensive Plan – Village of Fleischmanns, NY
  • Comprehensive Plan – Village of Montgomery, NY
  • Economic & Community Development Plan – Village of Hancock, NY
  • Hancock Fitness Trail & Scenic Overlook – Village of Hancock, NY
  • Comprehensive Plan – Town of New Lisbon, New York
  • Comprehensive Plan – Town of Ulster, New York
  • Walden-Wallkill Rail Trail – Village of Walden, NY