Environmental Compliance / Zoning Officer
The Erosion Compliance/Zoning Officer’s primary role is to administer, inspect and enforce the County’s Environmental Ordinances including erosion and sediment control, storm water management, wetlands, zoning, and Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act regulations. Additionally, the position assists in various departmental duties including inspecting and enforcing property maintenance and zoning violations. This position has a great deal of contact with the public, developers, professionals, citizens, and various local and state agencies. An Erosion and Sediment Control Combined Administrator Certification from the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and certification from Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (VDHCD) as a Property Maintenance Inspector is required within one year of employment. Performs other duties as directed.
• Administers and enforces all aspects of the King William County Environmental Ordinances including, but not limited to: Erosion and Sediment Control, Subdivisions, Wetlands, Zoning, Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act, site plans, Signs, and Property Maintenance Codes.
• Performs compliance monitoring on private and county development projects in accordance with related laws, regulations, and programs; performs preconstruction meetings for erosion and sediment control program requirements; responds to citizen inquiries about erosion and sediment control.
• Investigates and reports Damage Assessments as needed following major weather events; provides assistance regarding drainage and erosion control problems during construction, responds promptly to citizen questions, complaints, and concerns relating to environmental and drainage.
• Assist the public with any questions or inquiries regarding environmental compliance or zoning issues.
• Conducts inspections of development sites for compliance with environmental regulations and practices; generates reports and letters on findings from inspections; produces progress reports on site development; maintains and updates all related files and documents regarding inspections and progress.
• Reviews development site plans, erosion, and sediment control documents to gather information and prepare for site inspections; refers to zoning ordinances and storm water management documents.
• Regularly inspects properties with active land disturbances for compliance with local Erosion and Sediment Control Program and DEQ