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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The following duties are normal for this position.  The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
 
Interprets and applies Town codes, comprehensive plan, ordinances, and resolutions pertaining to zoning, land use, and site development.
 
Provides information and technical assistance to citizens, property owners, land developers, contractors, architects, staff members, or other individuals/agencies regarding planning and zoning issues, primarily related to the Town’s comprehensive plan, land development regulations, zoning and comprehensive plan amendment process, development applications, Town Code text amendment, future plans, demographics, codes/ordinances, building permits, site plan reviews, procedures, forms, fees, or other issues; responds to routine questions or complaints; researches problems and initiates problem resolution.
 
Conducts meetings with developers, property owners, the public, or other individuals regarding planning/zoning issues; provides customer service at front counter, by telephone, electronic communication, or by mail.
 
Analyzes annexation, rezoning, future land use map amendments, and comprehensive plan and Town code text amendments requests for compatibility for surrounding uses, consistency with state statutes, and comprehensive plan; conducts review of population estimates, demographic data, and development proposals from other governments.
 
Performs site plan, special exception, planned unit development, and variance application review; determines whether proposed development complies with applicable codes, ordinances, policies, and strategic priorities; prepares comments on proposed projects.  Review and analyze site and landscape plans, photometric plans, traffic studies and patterns, environmental studies, plats, property appraisal data, and drainage plans and conditions, statutes, regulations, policies, procedures, professional publications, manuals, reference materials, environmental studies, or other documentation and Research the history of projects.  Review, completes, processes, forwards, retains or prepares comments on proposed projects or applications.
 
Review and analyze applications, building permits, engineering plans, business tax receipts, zoning determination letters, or other proposed projects to determine whether proposed development complies with Town codes/ordinances and other documents as necessary.  
 
Prepares and updates project staff reports, findings, correspondence, memorandums, technical reports, population projections, legal advertisements, ordinances, resolutions, charts, graphs, presentation, recommendations, and/or other documents pertaining to proposed development for presentation to Town officials and/or the public.  Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are required for this position.
 
Prepares correspondence to explain applicable codes/ordinances and to provide status of various projects/applications for applicants, developers, contractors, property owners or other individuals.
 
Performs mapping and graphics activities involving zoning maps, land use maps, aerial photographs, location maps and other graphics to convey information.  
 
Maintains and updates website information related to planning and zoning activities.
 
Maintains current files/records of work activities, application files or other department documentation; updates project files with current information and documentation; retrieves and replaces files.
 
Conducts research of Town codes, county codes, state statutes, various maps, computer/hard-copy files, reference materials, or other resources; verify accuracy of information and ensures information is used correctly.
 
Maintains demographic/population information relating to the Town; analyze and recommend revisions to population projections; and coordinates with other agencies to develop and share information.
 
Writes, drafts, and/or updates ordinances and resolutions; reviews ordinances and resolutions.
 
Conducts site visits to conduct research, review projects, or ensure compliance.
 
Prepares records to document weekly work schedules and maintain timesheets to document time spent on projects/tasks.
 
Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, applicant status correspondence, staff reports, resolutions, ordinances, charts, graphs, tables, presentations, or other documents.
 
Review various forms, reports, correspondence, building permits, site plans, engineering plans, architectural drawings, elevations, surveys, traffic studies, environmental studies, engineering reports, drainage statements, landscape plans, photometric plans, plats, maps, zoning maps, future land use maps, setback books, codes, ordinances, resolutions, regulations, comprehensive plan, policies, procedures, professional publications, manuals, reference materials, or other documentation; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate.
 
Operates a computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data; performs electronic plan review, verifies accuracy of entered data and makes corrections; utilizes word processing, spreadsheet, database, mapping, research, e-mail, Internet, or other computer programs; performs basic maintenance of computer system and office equipment, such as backing up data or replacing paper, ink, or toner.
 
Operates/utilizes a variety of equipment or tools associated with work activities, which may include a motor vehicle, computer, printer, copier, scanner, digital camera, light meter, sound level meter, calculator, telephone, or architectural/engineering scale.  
 
Communicates with supervisor, employees, other divisions, other departments, Town officials, property owners, developers, contractors, architects, consultants, the public, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
 
Assists in completing agenda items, prepares, and makes presentations for the Town Council, Planning and Zoning Commission, Local Planning Agency, Historic Resources Board meetings.  Prepares and/or makes presentations, coordinates, leads, and/or participates in public workshops, and/or internal meetings as appropriate;
 
Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable codes/ordinances; maintains an awareness of trends and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends conferences, workshops and training sessions.

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