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Zoning Inspector

Website City of Powell

Nature of Work – General Description:

This position works under the direction of the Senior Planner with guidance from the City Engineer. This position is responsible for working closely with the public on a regular basis to provide customer service on planning and zoning issues.

Given the nature of this classification’s duties/responsibilities, it has been designated as Non-Exempt under the governing Fair Labor Standards Act regulations and, therefore, is entitled to formal overtime compensation and/or formal compensatory time.

Essential Functions of Work:
• Communicate with property owners and complainants concerning zoning and property maintenance code violations or allegations.

• Respond and investigate complaints involving potential zoning code enforcement concerns.

• Perform routine zoning enforcement and zoning compliance inspections.

• Write zoning and property maintenance code violation orders and communicate with the property owner in violation.

• Assists City Engineer and Planning Manager with the enforcement of subdivision regulations.

• Provides technical assistance and information to staff and the public in the administration of specific engineering related ordinances.

• Perform sidewalk and lot inspections.

• Collect data and write monthly planning reports for City Council.

• Receives, accepts for filing and processes a variety of right-of-way permit applications and reviews permits to ensure compliance with City requirements and for completeness of application and pertinent information.

• Performs routine office tasks in designated program areas, including data entry, file management, copying, answering telephone and responding to e-mails.

• Prepares maps, using GIS, charts, tables of limited complexity.

• Prepare violation notices and orders for any property maintenance violations.

• Researches and compiles information on a variety of code enforcement issues from multiple sources.

• Assistance with the preparation of bid documents and coordination of engineering submittals.

Nonessential Functions:

• Prepares maps, using GIS, charts, tables of limited complexity.

• Performs related work as required or as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• None

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