Gregory R. Bender

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Gregory R. Bender, MCIP, RPP

Project Manager, Planning and Environmental Design

Associate

Key Highlights:

  • Environmental Policy and Sustainability
    • More than 10 years of professional experience in writing environmental and community sustainability policy in the context of urban and community planning
    • Prepared sustainability plans and other planning documents with a strong focus on conserving the environment and community sustainability, including official plans, zoning by-laws, growth management strategies, strategic plans, and several other planning studies for communities all over eastern, northern, and southern Ontario
    • Provided expert testimony, and has been called as an expert witness at Ontario Municipal Board Hearings that deal specifically with the interpretation of environmental policy
  • Planning for Municipalities
    • More than 10 years of professional experience in community and urban planning
    • Skilled in the preparation of official plans, sustainability plans, zoning by-laws, growth management strategies, strategic plans, urban and rural design guidelines, and several other planning studies for communities all over eastern, northern, and southern Ontario
    • Provided expert testimony at several Ontario Municipal Board Hearings

Select Project Experience:

  • Environmental Policy and Sustainability
    • Lawrence-Allen Energy Implementation Plan and Secondary Plan, Toronto, Ontario
    • Sustainable Communities Toolkit, Canada Green Building Council
    • Background and Growth Management Strategy, Sustainability Plan, Official Plan, and Zoning By-law, Brockville, Ontario
  • Planning for Municipalities
    • Growth Management Strategy and Official Plan and Zoning By-law Updates, Sudbury East Planning Area, Ontario
    • Kingston Zoning Issues and Strategy Study, Kingston, Ontario
    • Manitoulin District Official Plan, District of Manitoulin, Ontario
    • Lawrence-Allen Energy Implementation Plan and Secondary Plan, Toronto, Ontario
    • Growth Management Strategy, Official Plan, and Zoning By-law Documents, Chapleau, Ontario
    • Employment Lands Study, City of Burlington, Ontario
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