Lyman, South Carolina

   Town of Lyman, South Carolina
Job Description
Job Title:  Building & Zoning Administrator
GENERAL STATEMENT OF JOB

      Under limited supervision, performs administrative and technical work in support of the activities for the Town of Lyman.  Work involves the administration and enforcement of Town Zoning Ordinance; preparing information for public hearings; maintaining permanent records on all zoning map and text amendments and Zoning Board variances; assisting with developing new zoning regulations and revision of outdated regulations.  Reports to the Town Administrator. 
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  Interprets zoning ordinance; receives, investigates and responds to zoning complaints; determine zoning compliance; reviews subdivision and project plans. 
 
Provides zoning requirements to co-workers, developers and the general public.
Coordinates zoning approval with engineering, subdivision and project tracking elements of the department; recommends road classifications. 
 
Coordinates information presented at public hearings before Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission and Town Council; prepares and sends out notices of regular or special meetings; distributes minutes of Board meetings; establishes and maintains the board’s files on variances, special exceptions and administrative appeals; prepares agendas for meetings.

Develops forms and procedures to promote smooth and accurate enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance; shares the information with the general public; reviews and determines approval/disapproval of zoning permits. 
 
Ensures compliance with public notification, time consideration and other legal requirements for amendments, variances, special exceptions and administrative appeals in accordance with adopted Town regulations and State statutes; maintains permanent records on all zoning map and text amendments. 
 
Assist in developing new zoning regulations as required by Town Council or administrators; initiates zoning text amendments to address new situations or revise outdated regulations.
Attends and provides appropriate input to development review meetings, Town Council meetings, Planning Commission meetings, Court hearings and other public forums; performs site checks for zoning and compliance. 
 
Receives wide variety of materials for review, processing and approval such as engineering, architectural and landscape drawings. 
 
Receives and/or reviews various records and reports such as subdivision plans, zoning site plans, zoning variance applications and map amendment applications.  Prepares and/or processes various records and reports such as Zoning Board Packets, summary and zoning maps, legal advertisements, zoning variance applications and map amendment applications. 
 
Refers to zoning ordinance, South Carolina Code of Laws, public input, policy and procedure manuals, computer manuals, codes/laws/regulations, publications and reference texts, etc.
Operates a vehicle and variety of equipment such as a computer, printer, fax machine, copier, calculator, binding machine and telephone.  Vehicle will be furnished during work hours. 
   
Uses drafting equipment, measuring wheel, clerical and computer supplies and computer software.
   
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individual such as the immediate supervisor, Zoning Board, Planning Commission, Town Council, co-workers and the general public.  Enforces Town of Lyman I.P.M. code.

ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
 Performs general administrative/office work as required, including attending meetings, preparing reports and correspondence, entering and retrieving computer data, copying and filing documents, sending and receiving faxes, answering the telephone, greeting and assisting office visitors, etc.
 Performs related duties as required.   

 Requires 2 to 4 years experience in a similar position. Salary range $38k to $42k DOE.