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Urban and land use planners develop plans and recommend policies for managing land use, physical facilities and associated services for urban and rural areas and remote regions. They are employed by all levels of government, land developers, engineering and other consulting companies or may work as private consultants.
city planner, community and urban planner, environmental planner, land use planner, long-range planner, municipal planner, park planner, planner, planning analyst, recreation planner, regional planner, urban planner.
- Compile and analyze data on demographic, economic, legal, political, cultural, sociological, physical and other factors affecting land use
- Confer with municipal, provincial and federal authorities, civic leaders, social scientists, lawyers, land developers, the public and special interest groups to formulate and develop land use or community plans
- Prepare and recommend land development concepts and plans for zoning, subdivisions, transportation, public utilities, community facilities, parks, agricultural and other land uses
- Prepare plans for environmental protection, such as wildlife preserves, national and provincial parks, and protection of watersheds
- Present plans to civic, rural and regional authorities and hold public meetings to present plans, proposals or planning studies to the general public and special interest groups
- Review and evaluate proposals for land use and development plans and prepare recommendations
- Process application for land development permits and administer land use plans and zoning by-laws
- Formulate long-range objectives and policies relative to future land use and the protection of the environment
- Supervise and co-ordinate work of urban planning technicians and technologists.
Outlook & Prospects for Urban and Land Use Planners in Fredericton--Oromocto
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Local Employment Potential Information
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Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for New Brunswick.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 04 - Aug 08, 2014
- Cedar Tree Café, a Mediterranean-style restaurant in downtown Fredericton, has closed
- Whimsy, a specialty boutique that sells a variety of items made by almost 70 local artisans, has opened on Main Street in Fredericton
- Construction has begun on the $9.12M, 30-bed addition to the Carleton Manor nursing home in Woodstock
- Kings Landing Historical Settlement has received $300,000 in provincial funding to develop new programming and to maintain current staff levels. The outdoor living museum in Prince William currently employs 150 people.
- Several new businesses have opened in downtown Fredericton in the past few months. New restaurants on Queen Street include Vault 29, a Prohibition-themed pub, as well as 540 Kitchen & Bar, a gastropub, and Chess Piece Patisserie & Café. Second Spin Records, a store selling used and new vinyl records, is expected to open in August on York Street.
- The Blue Door restaurant and bar will reopen in Fredericton under new ownership this month, with a staff of 16 people
- The Oromocto Health Clinic will open in November, employing a physician, two nurse practitioners, several nurses, a dietitian, a social worker and administrative staff
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