Planning Technician – Kannapolis, NC | 1.12.18

Name of Employer: City of Kannapolis

Employer Website:

Kannapolis, NC

Job title: Planning Technician

Job Details / Description

Salary Range:  $35,234 – $54,613

Starting Salary: $35,234 – $40,519

SUMMARY OF DUTIES:   Perform intermediate technical work receiving and processing land development and zoning applications and permits.  Assist customers with inquiries regarding fees, licenses, permits, policies, rules and regulations; review and process permit applications for compliance with planning and zoning standards; initiate inspections to ensure permit requirements are met; maintain accurate records of processed applications and permits, and provide staff support to the Planning Commission Board of Adjustment and City Council.  Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Senior Planner.

Job Candidate Qualifications

Education: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in planning or related field and moderate planning and zoning experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  General knowledge of the zoning ordinance; general knowledge of land development and subdivision control regulations; some knowledge of building and planning regulations and policies; ability to read and interpret construction files and plans; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with property owners, developers, boards and commissions, associates and the general public.

How to Apply

Online Application:


401 Laureate Way

Kannapolis, NC 28081

Questions may be directed to:

Barbara Black:

(704) 920-4315


Posted on

January 12, 2018