MPA Job listDevelopment Review Planner I
angela.stefaniak at cppa.utah.edu
Fri Jun 30 16:25:00 MDT 2006
Salt Lake City Corporation
Human Resource Management
451 South State Street, Room 115, Salt Lake City, Utah
TDD (Hearing Impaired Line)
Office 801-535-7900 - Fax 801-535-6614
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Development Review Planner I
Building & Licensing Services - Supervisor: L Butcher - (308) $2835 -
Closing date: July 14, 2006 at 5:00 p.m.
Provides professional level analysis, coordination and tracking of
development plans to ensure compliance with the City's zoning and
related site development ordinances. This position requires extensive
verbal and written communications with building permit applicants, other
City departments' staff and the general public. Reviews and tracks
building permit applications, licenses and Board of Adjustment
applications for accuracy, completeness and compliance with related
ordinances and building codes. May assist in coordination of Development
Review Team (DRT) processes. May serve as a regular member of the DRT.
Works with other team members and respective agencies to ensure prompt
response to permit applications. Takes appropriate action to resolve
inordinate delays in review processes. Reviews and examines complex
plans and specifications of developments for compliance with zoning,
site development, subdivision, sign and related ordinances. Reviews and
tracks requests for legalization of excess residential units in existing
structures. Works directly with property owners and other city agencies
to resolve zoning legalization requirements. Provides written
correspondence or verbal responses to architects, developers,
contractors and property owners concerning complex commercial,
residential or industrial construction questions and associated permit
process requirements followed by the Building and Licensing Division.
Responds to public requests over the phone and at the counter regarding
appropriate City and zoning ordinances and permit applications. Assists
where needed to maintain counter and phone coverage. Inspects
development sites to determine zoning ordinance compliance and makes
recommendations to developers, builders, property owners, architects,
city construction inspectors and housing/zoning enforcement officers
regarding alternative methods to correct cited violations or
inadequacies found in proposed development plans. Reviews and approves
applications for Home Occupation Licenses to ensure zoning ordinance
compliance. Interprets zoning standards for other department/division
code enforcement personnel or other city personnel as needed. Performs
other development review duties as required.
* Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
bachelor's degree in Planning or a closely related field and two
years full-time, paid professional experience in plans review,
zoning enforcement or an equivalent combination of education and
experience substituted on a year-for-year basis.
* Ability to read and accurately interpret development plans and
specifications of varying complexity and compare with actual
site. Ability to perform complex geometric and algebraic
computations required to determine areas, lengths, angles, slope
percentages, etc. as depicted on plans and detailed in zoning
* Knowledge of the principles and practices of urban planning,
building construction, site development and zoning ordinances.
* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing,
with individuals from diverse organizations and backgrounds.
* Proficiency with computers and computer software used to collect,
retrieve and tabulate data.
* Use of personal or city vehicle to perform various site reviews
will require a valid Utah State Driver's License.
* Understanding of current Uniform Building Code, building
construction practices, and zoning ordinances and practices.
* Working knowledge of drafting and the ability to use current
drafting equipment or software.
* Membership in the American Planning Association or other related,
nationally recognized professional association.
* Certification as a Plans Examiner by the ICBO or other nationally
recognized certifying body.
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