Jacob Garcia is a Senior Planner with a background in land use planning, natural resource planning and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Mr. Garcia has been with Good City Company since 2019 and provides contract planning services to the City of San Carlos, City of Pacifica, and the Town of Portola Valley.
Jacob currently manages development projects throughout the entitlement process. As such his duties include current planning assistance, reviews design and Zoning conformance review, and preparing and presenting staff reports before various design review boards, planning commissions and city councils. He assists jurisdictions with zoning amendments and policy research and implementation. He takes pride in providing excellent customer service and serving as a liaison to community groups and residents on behalf of cities and their various committees.
Jacob also has experience supporting the management of sustainability programs, staffing cities’ environmental committees, and facilitating wet weather construction site inspections and annual stormwater reporting. Before joining Good City, Jacob worked for multiple public and private land management agencies providing natural resource and conservation planning services such as public outreach, data collection, data analysis, and research.
Highlights of his past work include: