Obafemi Okusipe

Obafemi Okusipe

Planning Officer in Three Rivers District Council

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Current:Three Rivers District Council
Past:Bedford Borough council
Education:Urban and Regional Planning

Job Experience

Planning Officer

Three Rivers District Council

September 2016 a January 2017

: processing planning applications and biodiversity assessment; creating maps and graphs using GIS software and related equipment; plan and coordinate GIS activities to meet outlined goals; drafting reports and making recommendations to Committee; compiling geographic data from field observations, site inspections and existing maps; monitoring and updating local biodiversity database; liaising with other officers regarding spatial data needs, condition compliance and unauthorised development; negotiating with developers prior to the submission of planning and other applications; advising on and dealing with matters relating to landscape, highway and tree preservation; and other biodiversity issues.

Planning Officer

Bedford Borough council

April 2016 a July 2016

Processing planning applications, assessing local biodiversity compliance, drafting reports and making recommendations to Committee; designing and updating database; analysing spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports. Carrying out site inspections and negotiations with applicants, agents and consultees on submitted applications; providing written and verbal advice to members of the public, developers and others; liaising with other officers regarding condition compliance and unauthorised development.


Urban and Regional Planning

Obafemi Awolowo University

Currently studying


IT skills

Other Skills

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Availability to travel and work outside the city


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