Principal Planner and Planning Manager
Kelly has over 10 years of experience in land use planning, environmental planning, GIS analysis and public outreach/relations. Through her combination of contract planning and entitlements assistance experience, she has experience reviewing projects ranging from large commercial developments, city recreation and aquatics facilities, 1,000-unit multi-family developments to review of single-family homes for cities throughout the Bay Area. Kelly also recently completed a comprehensive zoning code and parking code update.
Her environmental planning experience includes contributing to and managing CEQA documents for development, infrastructure, and energy projects throughout California. She also has significant front-counter experience.
Kelly’s recent project responsibilities include contract planning for the cities of San Bruno and San Carlos, serving as project manager for the Claremont Hotel EIR and the 2580 Bancroft Street EIR, and overseeing the entitlements process for the 500 Kirkham Street Project in West Oakland.
She also managed two housing policy projects funded by the MTC to promote ADU development and innovative construction methods in the City of Oakland.
Project Experience Highlights (some work with previous employers)