Jonathan Tinney, Planning Director, City of Victoria, BC

Jonathan Tinney, Planning Director, City of Victoria, BC

Jonathan Tinney is the Director of Sustainable Planning and Community Development for the City of Victoria, British Columbia where he oversees the city’s urban planning, development approvals, and permitting functions.

His role involves leading and supporting numerous policy planning, public space improvement and urban development projects that build upon Victoria’s natural and built heritage assets. Currently, Jonathan and his team are working hard on an ambitious program to update all of Victoria’s dozen neighbourhood-level plans over an accelerated three-year period; undertake the design and implementation of major new public spaces on along Victoria’s iconic Inner Harbour waterfront, and; a  participate in a broad collaborative effort to renew the City’s action plan for managing and mitigating the impacts of climate change.