Forsyth County Board of Commissioners
Description of Job / Position
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.
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.
Salary & Benefits
Salary – $42,657.00/year
Benefits – Health, dental, vision,
Forsyth County provides life, ad&d, long & short term disability at no cost to the employee. Generous 401k match.
How to Apply
Resumes may be attached to the application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a complete employment application.