Under the direction of the Planning Branch Supervisor, performs professional planning work in the implementation and enforcement of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Land Development Code, and related development rules, regulations, codes, and ordinances. Performs other work as requested.
- Reviews, evaluates, and processes applications for development including plans for site development and construction, vegetation and wildlife plans, treatment of wetlands, waste water disposal, and drainage improvements.
- Issues variance applications; issues permits and prepares reports/recommendations for public hearing or City administration.
- Assists the public with interpretation and application of planning policies, rules, regulations, procedures, codes, and ordinances.
- Reviews legal documents such as deed restrictions and easements for compliance with development plans.
- Gathers information, issues notifications, and assists with departmental materials and preparations for Planning Commission and other professional board meetings.
- Assists with data collection and analysis for updating the Comprehensive Land Use Plan; researches and prepares reports and documents for special departmental studies, surveys, or projects.
- Attends Planning Commission and City Council meeting and makes presentations on specific projects and studies.
- Makes inspections at development sites as needed.
- Reviews, evaluates, and prepares reports with recommendations on applications to amend the Comprehensive Land Use Plan and Land Development Code.
Required Education, Experience, License, Registration, and Certification Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in planning or related field from an accredited college or university; with two (2) years proven work experience in planning and zoning, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Supplemental or Additional Information
- Knowledge of the laws, ordinances, and codes relating to land use plans and development regulations.
- Knowledge of the principles and practices and modern urban and environmental planning.
- Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports based on research and special studies.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, officials, the public, and other agencies.
- Ability to read and understand plats, maps, and similar relevant documents.
- Sill in the use of basic office equipment.