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Community Development Director


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Community Development Director                                                                                        CD/1 

Community Development




This position is responsible for managing the building and zoning developments within the city.




  • Informs public of zoning and business license ordinances via phone, email, and office visits.
  • Informs the public of building codes and requirements and development requirements in the absence of the building inspector.
  • Distributes, reviews, and processes permit applications.
  • Distributes, reviews, and processes business license applications; processes and reviews renewals.
  • Distributes, reviews, and processes sign permit and zoning applications.
  • Serves as secretary to planning commission.
  • Serves as secretary to tree board.
  • Informs and administers tree ordinances.
  • Coordinates pre-development meetings for commercial developments.
  • Supervises building inspector.
  • Assists and supervises main street program and code enforcement.
  • Informs the public of development and subdivision regulations.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.




  • Knowledge of zoning ordinances and any legal updates.
  • Knowledge of business license ordinances.
  • Knowledge of building codes and development codes.
  • Knowledge of sign ordinances.
  • Knowledge of re-zoning process.
  • Knowledge of report writing.
  • Knowledge of main street program requirements and code enforcement.
  • Knowledge of development and subdivision regulations.
  • Skill in preparing agendas and taking minutes.
  • Skill in organization.
  • Skill in computer operation.
  • Skill in oral and written communications.
  • Skill in time management.

City of Sylvester is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

To Apply: Email resume and application to or mail to 101 N. Main St. Sylvester, Ga. 31791


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