AICP, Principal Planner
Stephanie Davis has extensive project management experience. Her planning portfolio includes project management of high-level, multi-faceted commercial, multi-family, industrial, mixed-use and single- family residential development applications, wireless telecommunications, residential annexations, due diligence site analysis and long-range planning studies.
Ms. Davis has extensive experience with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) from exemptions, Negative and Mitigated Declarations up to Environmental Impact Report that includes preparation, compliance, implementation and coordination and management of outside environmental consultants.
She served as lead staff planner in the comprehensive preparation of General Plan, Climate Action Plan and Zoning Ordinance updates that involved extensive community outreach, active research and plan preparation efforts in the development of policy direction, as well as coordination and management of third-party consultants.
Ms. Davis’ breadth of experience also carries over into the field of housing; with direct work including the administration and implementation of housing programs, including affordable housing and first-time homebuyer loan programs, Housing Element preparation and a comprehensive update of an inclusionary housing Ordinance. She is experienced in the writing and production of comprehensive reports, planning studies, and presentation of materials to decision-making boards, commissions, and community members.
Ms. Davis currently serves as Principal Planner at the Town of Atherton and for the City of San Carlos. As a Principal Planner, she has actively provided supervisory guidance and technical assistance to staff, served as the staff liaison to Planning Commissions and other appointed community committees and commissions, prepared process manuals and protocols for both internal staff and the public, and directly assisted in the preparation of annual Department work programs and fee study analysis.
For private clients, she has prepared due diligence site analysis’ and technical assistance in both the preparation of materials, and navigation of, development process through other jurisdictions. She is skilled in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), electronic mapping, and quantitative analysis.