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File #: 18-0485    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 3/19/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 4/3/2018 Final action: 4/3/2018
Title: Human Resources Department and Department of Planning and Building recommending the Board approve and adopt the proposed Director of Planning & Building class specification. FUNDING: N/A
Attachments: 1. A - CLEAN Director of Planning & Building 4-3-18, 2. B - REDLINE Director of Planning & Building 4-3-18
Related files: 18-0412
Title
Human Resources Department and Department of Planning and Building recommending the Board approve and adopt the proposed Director of Planning & Building class specification.

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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Human Resources Department and Department of Planning and Building recommending the Board approve and adopt the proposed Director of Planning & Building class specification.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The Human Resources Department, through collaboration with the Department of Planning and Building, has updated the Director of Planning & Building class specification. According to the old class specification, this classification was initially adopted in July 2004 and revised in April 2008 and February 2017. The revisions made at those times are unknown; however, per Legistar #17-0202, effective July 1, 2017 is when the Community Development Agency reorganized and separated out into three departments: 1) Transportation, 2) Environmental Management, and 3) Planning and Building.

After a review of the workload and organizational structure of the Planning and Building Department, the County recently created a Deputy Director of Planning class specification (Legistar #18-0412). This classification will provide mid-level management responsibilities overseeing current and long range planning functions. The minimum qualifications for this classification requires five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in a city/county urban or regional planning environment, which is identical to the current Director of Planning & Building class specification.

The proposed changes to the Director of Planning & Building are consistent with best practices, reflect the current duties and overall requirements of the classification, and includes an increase to the required experience in the minimum qualifications pattern to seven (7) years of supervisory or management experience in city/county urban or regional planning, permit processing, and/or develo...

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