Charles Billand, 76, an urban planner who since 1996 was president and managing partner of TCG International, died Dec. 6 at his home in Lovettsville, Va. The cause was cancer, said a daughter, Michelle Painter.
Mr. Billand was born in Detroit. He came to the Washington area in 1974 as deputy director of the Redevelopment and Housing Authority of Fairfax County. Over the next two decades, he held a variety of jobs related to planning and development, including a stint in New Delhi from 1990 to 1995 with the U.S. Agency for International Development.