The Municipal District of Foothills No. 31 encompasses a diverse rural landscape covering approximately 3,600 square kilometres located in the foothills of southern Alberta. The M.D. of Foothills is inviting applications for a permanent full-time Planning & Development Officer.
The primary role of the Planning & Development Officer is to conduct comprehensive reviews and render decisions on applications for development permits in a timely manner consistent with the legislation and Municipal Bylaws and will also manage and process applications for Area Structure Plans, Outline Plans, land use and subdivision. This position will is responsible for overseeing multiple concurrent applications and providing the necessary information to the various groups involved, including elected officials, Provincial departments, boards & committees, private consultants, business organizations and the public.
The successful candidate must possess a broad understanding of Municipal land use planning legislation with an emphasis on development planning and also an understanding of Provincial and Municipal land use planning legislation as it pertains to the development and subdivision of land.
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Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume to: