Plan Muskoka provides professional planning services for Muskoka, Algonquin Highlands, Parry Sound, Haliburton, and surrounding areas. We offer a wide range of professional consulting for all types of Planning Act approvals for land development purposes, including services for residential, commercial, and industrial land uses, waterfront residential and resort development, aggregate resource licence approvals, and renewable energy zoning certificates. Plan Muskoka offers a unique mix of planning consulting and design services including site design, conceptual subdivision design and landscape design. Although newly formed in 2015, Plan Muskoka’s Principal, Savas Varadas, MCIP, RPP, brings over 12 years of experience working in the private sector to the company and offers great customer service, professionalism, experience and versatility to your land development project.
Savas Varadas, MCIP, RPP
Savas Varadas graduated from the University of Waterloo in 2003 with a Degree in Environmental Studies – Honours Planning with a minor in Geography. Savas gained employment at Wayne Simpson & Associates in April 2004 and after 2 years of experience became a full member of the Canadian Institute of Planners and the Ontario Professional Planning Institute, becoming a Registered Professional Planner. Working in all areas of Planning, Savas assisted clients with Planning Act approvals such as Zoning Amendments, Minor Variances, Subdivision and Consent applications and became very familiar with waterfront residential development in Muskoka. He also utilized his design skills in AutoCAD to prepare plans and designs of all forms for a wide range of development projects during his employment at WSA. Savas has appeared at the Ontario Municipal Board on several occasions and has been qualified to provide evidence as an expert in the field of Land Use Planning. After over 11 years of employment with Wayne Simpson & Associates, Savas left the company and formed Plan Muskoka to embark on the next chapter of his career.