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Senior Planner

Peachtree City

Posted: May. 14, 2019

End Date: Jul. 31, 2019

 This position performs professional planning duties in support of department operations. Provides primary supervision over the permit and plan review process.  Ensures permits are received, processed, reviewed, and issued within the approved policies and timelines. Supervises staff and contractors responsible for intake and review of permits and plan reviews.  Responsible for tracking and reporting performance measures to the Director, City Council, and the general public. Suggests improvements for streamlining review process to Director. Is plan reviewer for commercial site plans, landscape plans, lighting plans, architectural elevations, and residential subdivision plats. Assists the Director in processing and reviewing variance, rezoning, annexation, and special use permit requests.  Encourages and promotes a culture of excellent customer service. Provides general information to citizens, developers, staff, and elected and appointed officials regarding planning-related matters.  Ensures website, brochures, applications, and other sources of information pertaining to the Planning & Development Department are up to date and correct. Assists with the deployment of the City’s on-line permit application software and addresses issues as they arise.  Maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of the City's Code of Ordinances, Zoning Ordinance, and Land Development Ordinance. Makes presentations to the Planning Commission. Assists the Director in maintaining the mprehensive Plan, Capital Improvements Element, and other special plans as they arise. Researches and prepares updates to the City’s zoning and land development ordinances. Coordinates the maintenance and on-going enhancement of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS).  Provides interpretation and assistance to the Code Enforcement Department.  Assists with maintaining related files and records. Performs landscape inspections for non-residential projects.  
Performs other duties as assigned.