Zoning Code Enforcement Officer
City of Greenville, SC
Salary: $43,721.60 – $65,582.40 Annually
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Under general direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, enforces City zoning and code related ordinances and policies. Reviews residential and commercial building permit applications for compliance with the City Land Management Ordinance, design guidelines and project approval requirements. Performs site inspections to ensure compliance with Land Development regulations. Reviews short-term rental (STR) occupancy permits for compliance with Development Code regulations and City policies. Handles complaints regarding reports of zoning code violations. Conducts technical field inspections to determine the compliance status of residential, commercial and industrial buildings with zoning ordinances, condition of variances, special exceptions and other permits. Interprets Land Development Regulations in cooperation with other Planning staff. Makes recommendations to Planning staff for changes, modifications, and new Land Development Regulations based on case reviews and fieldwork. Reviews case files with the City Attorney for prosecution. Develops and presents educational programs concerning Land Development Regulations. Conducts on-site inspections and re-inspections. Determines existence and type of code violations. Recommends corrective actions in order to bring property into compliance. Inspects construction to ensure that any zoning conditions are being met.
Two-year Associate degree or equivalent in architecture, planning, building sciences, construction management, or a related field. Over four years of experience in interpreting, enforcing, and administering codes and zoning ordinances. Each year of required education may be substituted by two additional years of directly related experience. Must be a Sworn Officer of the Court within one month of hire. Must have or obtain ICC/AACE Zoning Inspector certification within six months of hire.
Law enforcement experience.