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Mark Jacobs

MCIP, RPP

Planner

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, Ryerson University
Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Geography), University of Waterloo

mjacobs@thebiglierigroup.com

Mark brings expertise in land use planning, consulting and project management support for a variety of land use developments.  He has led a range of projects, from small-scale land use permissions to large, master-planned communities, and guides clients through the early stages of site acquisition and due diligence through to planning approvals.  Mark works closely with the client, consulting team and municipal staff to ensure the processing of applications in an efficient manner. This involves satisfying the various requirements of the municipality and agencies, while ensuring the client’s goals are met. Mark has experience with the management of numerous types of applications, including Official Plan Amendments, Zoning Amendments, Draft Plan of Subdivisions, Minor Variance and Site Plan applications.  He has represented clients at Committee/Council meetings and facilitated open houses and community consultations. Mark is also proficient with many technical computer software programs including Microsoft Office and Adobe Suites (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign). 

Mark is a strong proponent for active transportation. He is a member of the Walk Toronto Steering Committee - a local group that promotes walking and advocates on pedestrian issues.