BES, MUDS, MCIP, RPP
Eldon Theodore, is a Partner with MHBC, specializing in land use planning and urban design. Mr. Theodore joined the firm in 2002 and holds an Honours Bachelor Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Waterloo and a Masters Degree in Urban Design Studies from the University of Toronto. Mr. Theodore is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED AP) with the Canada Green Building Council.
Mr. Theodore specializes in providing Urban Design and sustainable development services to public and private sector clients across Ontario. His experience includes the application of urban design and sustainable initiatives through policy preparation, site design analysis, community visioning, design briefs and community design guidelines. Mr. Theodore is also trained in conducting intensive design charrettes to help establish places of distinction and create value in a community. As a LEED AP, Mr. Theodore's design expertise also extends to the evaluation, design and accreditation of sustainable sites and built form.
Mr. Theodore's land use planning experience includes obtaining development approvals (Subdivisions, Condominiums, Site Plans, Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendments, Consents, and Minor Variances), project coordination and management, undertaking special studies and associated research, expert witness at the Ontario Municipal Board and presentations to Committees, Council and the general public.
Mr. Theodore is a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and a Registered Professional Planner in Ontario. Mr. Theodore is also Chair of OPPI's Community Design Working Group, and Treasurer of the Congress for the New Urbanism's Ontario Chapter.