[Adopted 9-26-2002 by Ord. No. 11-2002]
There is hereby created in the City of Egg Harbor City, County of Atlantic and State of New Jersey, the position of a Zoning Officer.
Definition. Under direction, examines the working plans of proposed buildings for their compliance with state, county, and local zoning laws, ordinances, rules and regulations and conducts field work to ensure compliance of zoning regulations, and does related work as required.
Examples of work.
Attend Land Use Board meetings.
[Amended 8-28-2014 by Ord. No. 9-2014]
Examines working plans of proposed structures for compliance with state, county and local zoning laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Consults with architects, owners, and contractors on compliance problems.
Conducts field inspections to ensure compliance with zoning regulations and applicable rules, and initiates appropriate enforcement actions against violators.
May assist in the promulgation of zoning regulations.
Prepares and supervises the preparation of reports.
Directs the establishment and maintenance of essential records and files.
Requirements; experience. Three years of experience in the preparation and revision of building construction plans and specifications or in the full-time inspection and enforcement of zoning and/or building construction laws and regulations.
License. Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.
Knowledge and abilities.
Knowledge of provisions of the local building code and zoning ordinance after a period of training.
Knowledge of the effective means of obtaining and maintaining proper liaison between municipal authorities and private contractors.
Ability to analyze and interpret the local zoning ordinance and other local ordinances that apply to buildings, and state and county laws, rules, regulations, and policies applicable to buildings, zoning, and sanitation.
Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate, and informative reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Ability to achieve compliance with local zoning regulations.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.