Christine McCuaig | MCIP, RPP
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Christine McCuaig has been a land use planner with Lloyd Phillips & Associates Ltd since 2009. She graduated from Queen’s University with a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning, and also has a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from McMaster University. During her academic career she received the Queen’s Graduate Award.
Christine is a Registered Professional Planner and a Full Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners. She has also received accreditation as LEED GA.
Christine has worked at LPA for nearly a decade on a wide variety of planning projects, ranging from Official Plan and Zoning analysis to Severance, Site Plan Applications, and Development Feasibility Reports in her professional career. She is familiar with technical applications, such as Google Sketchup Pro and AutoCAD. Using these tools, Christine has prepared 3D site and building studies and has prepared concept site plans and subdivision plans. Some key skills include property and development yield analysis, and knowledge of key planning documents including the City of Ottawa Official Plan, Ottawa Zoning By-law, Ontario Municipal Act, Provincial Policy Statement 2005, and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act.
Christine has prepared Planning Rationales for various City of Ottawa planning approval applications and applications to the Committee of Adjustment. These range from highly urban settings to rural settings, including several residential infill projects. As well, Christine has successfully presented complex applications for minor variances and consents to sever to the Committee of Adjustment. She has assisted in the preparations for various Ontario Municipal Board hearings. Christine is very experienced with the approval processes for official plan amendments, zoning by-law amendments, subdivision and condominium approvals and site plan approvals. Christine is also experienced with planning and development projects in eastern Ontario municipalities, including Cornwall, Hawkesbury, Russell, and Embrun.
Christine provides thorough and detailed preparation and organisation to projects in a project management capacity as well as a high level of service and responsiveness to our clients.