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Zoning & Codes Administrator

Ephrata Borough
Ephrata, Pennsylvania, 17522, United States
$84,000 per year
December 07, 2018


Overall Objective:

To administer and enforce the Borough’s Zoning Ordinance, Building Code and other codes regulating new construction, land use and maintenance of properties for public health, safety and welfare.


High School graduate or equivalent. Associate or Bachelor’s degree in the building field or other related field is preferred.


Two years experience as a Zoning Officer and Code Enforcement preferred.


Review building plans for compliance with codes, regulations and standards as well as process application for permits and review building for compliance with approved subdivision/land development plans to ensure the protection of public health, safety and welfare.

? Review subdivision and land development plans to ensure compliance with the zoning and sub-division ordinances.

? Conduct inspections as they relate to approved permits and plans to ensure compliance with the approved permit and/or plans and with applicable codes.

? Serve as zoning officer to assure compliance with the adopted zoning ordinance.

? Act as agent for health officer to administer the health program by investigating complaints and conducting health inspections to meet state and local requirements.

? Coordinate the review and update of existing building codes and zoning ordinance to ensure that the needs of the Borough are met.

? Investigate allegations of non-compliance with building codes, zoning ordinance and related ordinances and apply enforcement procedures to abate the non-compliance.

? Exercise a proactive code enforcement program to minimize resident complaints.

Complete an application at the Borough or submit a resume.