Biography As Principal of McLean Heritage Planning and Consulting, Hugh McLean has an extensive municipal background, integrating heritage conservation, urban design and project management. As a registered planner, with over 26 years of work for the City of Surrey and City of Vancouver, his work includes evaluating resources, researching and writing Statements of Significance, determining best strategies for conservation including negotiating incentives and protection through designation, legal agreements and covenants, and administering the Heritage Incentive Program. Municipal policy work includes the Historical-Cultural Review of Powell Street (Paueru Gai), an updated Heritage Register evaluation system and city-wide upgrade, the Heritage Awards and plaque program. As a consultant, his work has spanned much of BC, including Conservation Plans, Heritage Assessments, Heritage Inventory updates, Statements of Significance, and has expanded to include Heritage Impact Statements for projects in Halifax and Dartmouth, NS. He serves on the Vancouver Heritage Foundation's Granting Committee, is a Board member of BCAHP, is a member of the Village of Cumberland’s Heritage Advisory Committee and has served as a Collaborator to the University of Victoria's "Landscapes of Injustice" (2013-2019).

Academic Credentials Master of Arts, Community and Regional Planning, UBC; Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Urban and Regional Planning, University of Waterloo; Registered Professional Planner, Canadian Institute of Planners

Expertise planning

Profession , planner

Chapter British Columbia and the Yukon


Organization McLean Heritage Planning and Consulting

Address 6091 Ledingham Road

City Courtenay and Vancouver

ProvTerr British Columbia

Postal Code V9J 1M5

Phone 778-308-4357