Juliane von Westerholt
Senior Planner | BES, MCIP, RPP
Juliane von Westerholt joined MHBC in July of 2021 and has over 24 years of both upper and lower tier municipal planning experience. Juliane began her career in the County of Bruce and has worked for several municipalities including her most recent position as Senior Planner at the City of Kitchener, a position she held for over 14 years.
At the City of Kitchener, Juliane was responsible for processing and reviewing all forms of complex green field development applications, as well as comprehensive infill/ intensification projects in the Urban Growth Centre. For 14 years Juliane was also the Coordinator of the Committee of Adjustment where she mentored staff, reviewed and assigned work to 10 staff and represented the Planning Department at monthly Committee of Adjustment Meetings. Juliane has also been the Project lead on Master Plan Preparation, Secondary Plan review, as well as Environmental Assessment projects.
Juliane also possesses considerable experience as a Qualified Planning Expert - Ontario Municipal Board / Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, including preparation of reports / mediation/ conflict resolution and giving evidence for hearing before the Board/Tribunal.
Juliane’s educational background is an undergraduate Environmental Studies (BES) degree in Honours Urban and Regional Planning.
Juliane is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Ontario Professional Planning Institute, and is a registered professional planner.