Planning Technician


Organization : City of Camarillo
Job Category : Other
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : CA
City : Camarillo
Salary and Benefits : $4,771.87 - $6,435.87 Monthly

Planning Technician

City of Camarillo

Performs a variety of technical duties in support of Community Development Department operations and services; assists the public, developers, architects, and contractors regarding City planning and zoning land use procedures and processes; conducts plan check reviews and issues permits; conducts research and prepares staff reports for various boards and commissions; and updates and maintains a variety of maps, data sources, and related documents.

Representative Duties

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Confers with and advises developers, architects, contractors, and the general public regarding City planning and zoning land use procedures and processes; serves as the initial contact in responding to inquiries for information at the counter, by telephone, and through correspondence.
  • Conducts plan check reviews of new and existing commercial, industrial, and residential construction projects and landscape plans; calculates and ensures collection of fees for project approval; issues permits.
  • Conducts basic research and writes staff reports for planning projects involving land use, population, housing, new construction projects; and related subjects; participates in interdepartmental planning reviews; advises applicants on the status of projects.
  • Coordinates with other staff and departments for specific projects and to obtain answers to various questions.
  • Delivers packets to Planning Commission members; ensures that all correspondence and material is in respective packets; ensures that maps and exhibits are posted in meeting rooms for Planning Commission meetings.
  • Creates graphic examples to illustrate alternatives for specific projects using Geographic Information Systems; reviews final working drawings to ensure compliance with approved projects.
  • Updates and maintains a variety of maps including the zoning map, general plan map, and location maps; maintains departmental files including blueprints, exhibits, computer records, and library.
  • Maintains, conducts, and logs final compliance inspection forms and field inspections.
  • Responds to requests for building and landscape plans from City Hall and outside archives storage for general public and departmental review.
  • Maintains supplies at planning counter; ensures proper operation of computers at planning counter.
  • Performs related duties as required.


10/29/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


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