Posted 3 weeks ago

Assistant Planner

Company: City of Naperville
Category: Planning


Type: Full Time

The City of Naperville seeks a motivated and degreed individual to serve as Assistant Planner for the Transportation, Engineering and Development Business Group (TED).  As a key member of their Planning team, and reporting to a Senior Planner, this position provides technical support to planning and zoning boards and commissions, reviews and expedites applications for variances, conducts plan and permit reviews of modest to moderate scope & complexity, and responds to inquiries related to zoning and planning matters. Working in a team environment, the Assistant Planner’s additional responsibilities will include:

  • Receiving development applications (and supporting documents) that are submitted by developers, then  reviewing the documentation for conformance to City zoning and development codes, regulations & ordinances.  Requesting revisions as necessary.
  • Reviewing development applications and supporting documents to ensure timely completion and communication to applicants.
  • Preparing variance applications for review by the Planning and Zoning Commission and the City Council, including scheduling public hearings, preparing staff reports & ordinances, and presenting to the Planning and Zoning Commission.
  • Reviewing permit applications for conformance to City codes and regulations.
  • Representing TED at meetings with developers and other City department representatives to contribute technical planning and zoning expertise in regard to development proposals.
  • Responding to inquiries from developers, realtors, organizations, City departments, and the public regarding planning & zoning matters and activities.
  • Assisting other City staff with zoning/code compliance inspection activities.
  • Preparing correspondence, reports & spreadsheets related to zoning and planning activities.
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of development and plan review processes.
  • Performing research as necessary.