Urban Planning Assistants develop planning studies and reports in support of new and updated plans and programs and regulations, review or assist in the review of moderately difficult development proposals and site plans for conformance with codes, plans, and regulations, and prepare and present detailed reports on development proposals to government bodies. Planning Assistants also collects a variety of statistical data and prepare reports and maps on topics such as census information, land use, tax base data, and occupancy rates. The position also includes valuing or assisting in the evaluation of zonings, ordinance amendments, site plans, special use permits, variances and other proposals. Finally, Urban Planning Assistants acts as liaisons between community groups, government agencies, developers and elected officials in developing neighborhood plans, and assist in resolving citizen and customer issues.
Required Skills & Abilities
Typical Salary$39,304 - $57,228
- Associate's or bachelor's degree preferred; high school diploma or GED required