What does a Town Planner do?
• Examine proposed developments that are likely to affect local areas.
• Consult with professionals, neighbours and Community groups, including Māori regarding on land, water and air use and development issues.
• Plan and advise on the protection, development and layout of urban and rural.
• Lodge applications for resource consents, outlining the associated possible environmental effects of projects.
• Write and present reports on behalf of councils, companies, applicants and/or submitters at resource consent, environmental, and other hearings.
• Manage projects, lead teams, and develop communications strategies on environmental issues.
• Prepare plain language documents on complex environmental and planning matters.
• Prepare and present reports about restoring, protecting or enhancing particular environments.