San Diego – CA
Planning & Development Services

Through operational excellence and attention to customer service, Planning & Development Services (PDS) strives to balance community, economic and environmental interests to ensure the highest quality of life for the public of San Diego County.

PDS is responsible for long range land use planning, including the County’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance, which determine how our communities will grow. The department analyzes privately initiated land use projects to ensure compliance with land use regulations and advises the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission on the projects. Department programs, such as building plan review, building inspection and code compliance help maintain public health and safety.

The Position

The Land Use/Environmental Planning Manager is responsible for coordinating and directing the work of planning staff and consultants involved in project management, preparation and review of land development, guidance, and evaluation of land use projects. The current vacancies are located in the Advance Planning Division and the Code Compliance Division; however this list may also be used to fill future vacancies in the department.

Positions in the Advance Planning Division and the Code Compliance Division will lead teams responsible for the following:

  • Community and neighborhood planning, design, and economic development.
  • Neighborhood improvement and revitalization.
  • Development, implementation, and compliance of zoning development standards and guidelines.