Forsyth Government County

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Planner I

at Forsyth Government County

Pay: up to $42657/year
$42657 - $
Posted: 6/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2436674

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

Interprets and applies County codes, , ordinances, and regulations pertaining to zoning, land use, and site development; researches code-related issues in code books as needed; initiates any actions necessary to correct deviations.
Provides information and technical assistance to citizens, property owners, land developers, contractors, architects, staff members, County officials, or other individuals/agencies regarding planning/zoning issues, land use issues, codes/ordinances, land development review procedures, site plan reviews, permits, fees, or other issues; responds to routine questions or complaints; researches problems and initiates problem resolution; assists the public at front counter with various issues.
Conducts review of land development permit applications, administrative variance applications , subdivision plats, architectural drawings, site plans, grading plans, elevations, legal descriptions, surveys, or other documentation for proposed projects; reviews development plans for new lots; reviews as-built drawings for certificates of occupancy; reviews applications for appeals/variances; meets with applicant, agents, or other parties as needed.
Determines whether proposed development complies with County codes/ordinances; prepares certificates of zoning compliance ,recommends approval or denial of applications; prepares staff technical reviews, , recommendations, and comments regarding proposed projects, a; approves subdivision plats for recording as legal document.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Urban Planning or closely related field; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience and/or training involving urban planning, local/regional land use, zoning, land development plan review, site plan review, and personal computer operations; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.