Will Daniels

Assistant Planner

William Daniels is an Assistant Planner with Mintier Harnish. He has experience in zoning, general plans, and housing elements. In his role, William assists with a multitude of tasks including research, report writing, and GIS mapping. William has worked on general plan updates for Arroyo Grande, Siskiyou County, San Ramon, and Pleasant Hill. He has also worked on zoning code updates for the cities of Kerman, Reedley, and Gilroy. William is dedicated to advocating for active transportation as a practical and sustainable choice for daily commuting.

He has a passion for land use planning and transportation and has a vision set on creating communities that prioritize safety and walkability. Prior to joining Mintier Harnish, William was a Program and Project Delivery Intern at the San Luis Obispo Council of Governments. Most notably, he assisted in the drafting of the San Luis Obispo County Regional Transportation Plan and was integral in developing the methodology used to equitably prioritize active transportation projects within the county..

William holds a Bachelor’s Degree in City and Regional Planning from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. During his academic career, William had the opportunity to gain hands-on planning experience by working with actual jurisdictions. This included helping to design a transit-oriented development for the City of Campbell and updating the King City General Plan. William also studied urban design in Lisbon, which broadened his perspective on urban planning and community development.

Interesting Fact

Will has been fly fishing since he was 7 years old.