Cape Cod Regional Policy Plan

The Cape Cod Commission Act requires the preparation of a Regional Policy Plan that presents “a coherent set of regional planning policies and objectives to guide development throughout said Barnstable County and to protect the region’s resources.” The Commission hired Houseal Lavigne to assist in preparing the overall document design of the Regional Policy Plan (RPP). The plan identifies critical resources and management needs, provides a growth policy for the region, presents regional goals, and presents a policy for coordinating regional and local planning efforts. Working with Commission staff planners, Houseal Lavigne provided technical expertise with CityEngine, ArcGIS Pro, and SketchUp to prepare the Plan’s captivating maps and illustrations; worked with staff to craft clear and concise regional policies and recommendations; and designed the final plan document including its overall layout, format, graphics, vignettes, infographics, and more.