Senior Planner
City of Sumter, SC
Salary: $40,000-$60,000

Job Purpose

Under general supervision of the Planning Director, this position will assist in all aspects of the department’s mission including, but not limited to:

  • Commercial Development Review–(Major/Minor Site Plans, Highway Corridor Design Review, Land Disturbance Permits)
  • Subdivision Plat Review–(Major/Minor Subdivisions)
  • Research and Analysis of Rezoning,Ordinance Text Amendment,Variance,Special Exception, Annexation, & Certificate of Appropriateness Requests
  • Staff Support and Presentations to the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and City Historic Preservation Design Review Committee
  • Technical Support to Internal & External Customers on Planning & Zoning Issues
  • Provides Planning Department Front Counter Customer Support on Regular “Planner of the Day” Rotation
  • Zoning Compliance Review of Building Permits, Mobile Home Certifications, & Business License Requests
  • Assistance and Support for Long Range Planning Initiatives-(Zoning & Development Standards Updates, Comprehensive Plan Updates, Small Area & Neighborhood Planning Initiatives,Transportation Planning Initiatives)

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