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Adrian Kopystynski

Community & Regional Planner


GreenCity Planning Services


Adrian has experience in both the public and private sectors. In past years, Adrian managed the heritage portfolios at GreenCity Planning Services, the City of Pitt Meadows and the City of Surrey. Currently, he is a Senior Planner in the Planning and Environmental Services Section of the City of Maple Ridge, responsible for the processing of major development proposals and heritage protection applications. While with the City of Surrey Adrian was the Senior Planner (Heritage), responsible for heritage planning in the Planning and Development Department, provided staff support to the Surrey Heritage Advisory Commission and liaised with other departments concerning heritage issues in the City. In his professional planning roles over the years, Adrian specializes in developing heritage policies, promoting heritage in relation to tourism and economic development, working with developers to achieve heritage protection and adaptation of heritage buildings, evaluating built heritage and cultural landscapes, managing community heritage registers and preparing statements of significance.