Community Development Director
This position is responsible for directing the City of Franklin’s community development, planning, and code enforcement program.
Some of the major duties of the position include:
-Develops and directs the implementation of goals, objectives, policies and procedures, and work standards for the Community Development Department.
-Plans, organizes, evaluates, and directs the full range of activities within the Community Development Department including planning, zoning, code enforcement, administration of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Standards, the Virginia Stormwater Management Program, and FEMA’s Community Rating System (CRS) program.
-Implements and maintains Council-adopted plans for the City.
-Serves as zoning administrator, subdivision agent, and CRS manager for the City.
-Serve as the floodplain manager who is the principal community administrator in the daily implementation of the City’s flood loss reduction activities including enforcing the community’s floodplain ordinance, updating flood maps, plans, and policies of the
community, and any of the activities related to administration of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
-Reviews site plans and subdivision plans and coordinates with other departments for compliance with regulations.
-Advises the City Manager, City Attorney, and the Planning Commission regarding planning and development matters.
-Directs the development, preparation, and maintenance of all comprehensive plans, feasibility studies, and other plans and studies as directed by the City Manager.
-Programs and directs a comprehensive current and advanced planning program for the City.
-Provides public information on planning, zoning, and developmental standards and requirements.
-Meets with developers and their agents for coordination of proposed projects and enforcement of applicable design standards.
-Consults with officials of the City, state, and federal government in order to coordinate all phases of planning and community development.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
The full job description is available on the City’s website at https://www.franklinva.com/.
The City of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer