Associate Planner – City of Framingham 

The Associate Planner assists in the operations of the Planning and Community Development Office under the direction of the Director and Assistant Director of Planning and Community Development and provides a wide range of development and land use planning activities including plan review, project conformance review, duties related to land use board and commission staffing, plan creation and implementation, and other related planning projects.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Reviews applications for on behalf of the Planning Board and Zoning Board of appeals.
  • Provides technical expertise as required by the Division or the boards relating to applications, zoning, procedure, etc.
  • Conducts on-site field inspections of development projects (pre- and post- construction)
  • Assists in the review and evaluation of development and zoning proposals; assists with conformance review of permitted site plans
  • Prepares and maintains construction review and tracking reports for the purposes of site plan conformance
  • Assists in the development of neighborhood plans and/or reports.
  • Assists in the development of policies relative to planning and zoning regulations that guide both long- and short-term goals
  • Conducts independent research and prepares reports and GIS maps relative to planning topics

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