Township of Robinson, PA
Allegheny County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of the Township of Robinson 11-10-1998 by Ord. No. 6-1998 (Ch. 1, Part 7C, of the 1989 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Departments of government — See Ch. 21.
Planning Commission — See Ch. 50.

§ 53-1 Creation of position.

The position of Planning Director is hereby created by the Commissioners of the Township of Robinson.

§ 53-2 Appointment and removal.

The Planning Director shall be appointed by a majority of the Commissioners of the Township. The position may be full-time or part-time, in the discretion of the Commissioners of the Township. The Planning Director shall serve at the pleasure of the Commissioners of the Township and may be removed at any time by a majority vote of the Board of Commissioners.

§ 53-3 Qualifications.

The Planning Director shall be chosen solely on the basis of his/her executive and administrative abilities, education and planning experience, with special reference to the duties of the office as herein outlined. The Planning Director need not be a resident of the Township of Robinson.

§ 53-4 Planning Director's compensation.

The salary of the Planning Director shall be fixed from time to time by the Commissioners of the Township.

§ 53-5 Planning Director's powers and duties.

A. 
The Planning Director shall be the chief administrative officer of the Planning Department and shall be responsible to the Board of Commissioners as a whole for the proper and efficient administration of the affairs of the Planning Department.
B. 
The duties and responsibilities of the Planning Director shall be defined by a written job description and shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
(1) 
To monitor full compliance by developers in the posting of financial security and reductions as required.
(2) 
To maintain complete records on each development in Robinson Township.
(3) 
To review projects for full compliance to Township ordinances and the Municipal Planning Code.
(4) 
To provide technical assistance to the developers and Planning Commission in order to expedite development.
(5) 
To report monthly (report) on planning activity to the Manager, who will provide information to the Board of Commissioners, to include bond summary log (status).
(6) 
To recommend ordinance, zoning, fee changes to the Planning Commission for its review and recommendation to the Board of Commissioners.
(7) 
To formulate and administer an annual capital budget for the Planning Department.
(8) 
To conduct site visit projects to inspect compliance by the engineer and developer.
(9) 
To work with other departments and the Manager to formulate changes in Township ordinances to meet the current needs of sound development.
(10) 
To introduce new ideas that should be considered during these changing times to protect the health, safety and welfare of the residents and business community.