Working as a Masterplan consultant since October 2001, Mr. Simons served 28 years at the City of Dallas in various positions including Chief Development Code Manager and Chief Development Coordinator.
He specializes in assisting clients through the intricacies of obtaining approvals for development projects and construction, routinely working with architects and engineers to gain approvals from the City of Dallas on large multi-family and retail developments.
Mr. Simons is recognized for his mastery of the development code and his ability to find solutions to vexing permitting questions, obtaining approvals on several projects along North Henderson that have enhanced this gateway corridor into East Dallas, while improving the neighborhood.
Mr. Simons knowledge of platting, permitting, and zoning proved vital to a varied team of consultants, plus significant experience, and personal interest, in the food industry, understanding the development and safety regulations associated with these entities. (159)