Maxwell J. Fisher, AICP
Mr. Fisher's city planning experience for multiple municipalities and his education in local government management play a pivotal role in zoning and land use due diligence services, and managing applications pertaining to zoning and land use entitlements.
This expertise includes subdivision platting, permitting regulations and zoning.
Mr. Fisher has provided professional service to various zoning board of adjustments, planning and zoning commissions, and a landmark commission.
Prior to joining Masterplan, Mr. Fisher administered the zoning and land development process as Principal Planner for the City of Garland, and previously worked as an urban planner for the City of Galveston.
His ten years of experience in reviewing development applications as a city planner is valuable in that he uses his knowledge of the inner workings and political dynamics of government to navigate the entitlement process.
In addition to management of land use applications, Mr. Fisher played a key role in creation of a unified development code and has conducted several analyses pertaining to land use data and development standards for code amendments.
He also leads Masterplan’s efforts on due diligence reports for lenders.
Mr. Fisher is a certified planner as a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners and is a member of the American Planning Association.
He also served on the Garland Plan Commission where he reviewed and voted on zoning, platting and other land use proposals that came before the city.