Profession urban planner
Urban planners create development plans for towns, urban areas, cities, and regions. They research the needs of the community or the region (economic, social, transport) and evaluate other parameters such as sustainability in order to present solid programs aimed at the improvement of the site.
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- Investigative / Enterprising
- Building codes
The set of guidelines that determine the minimum standards for buildings and other constructions in order to protect public health and safety.
- Urban planning
Political and technical process that seeks to design the urban environment and optimize land use by considering various aspects such as infrastructure, water, and green and social spaces.
The scientific field of study that deals with studying the size, structure, and distribution of the human population, and its geographical and temporal changes.
- Environmental policy
Local, national and international policies dealing with the promotion of environmental sustainability and the development of projects which reduce negative environmental impact and improve the state of the environment.
- Zoning codes
The division of land into zones where various uses and activities are allowed, such as residential, agricultural, and industrial activities. These zones are regulated by legislative procedures and local authorities.
- Architecture regulations
The regulations, statutes, and legal agreements existing in the European Union in the field of architecture.
- Green space strategies
The authority’s vision on how to use its green space. This includes the goals it wants to achieve, the resources, methods, legislative framework, and time needed to meet these goals.
- Execute feasibility study
Perform the evaluation and assessment of the potential of a project, plan, proposition or new idea. Realise a standardised study which is based on extensive investigation and research to support the process of decision making.
- Advise on use of land
Recommend the best ways to use land and resources. Advise on locations for roads, schools, parks, etc.
- Liaise with local authorities
Maintain the liaison and exchange of information with regional or local authorities.
- Meet building regulations
Communicate with construction inspection, e.g. by submitting schemes and plans, to make sure all construction regulations, laws and codes are dealt with correctly.
- Build business relationships
Establish a positive, long-term relationship between organisations and interested third parties such as suppliers, distributors, shareholders and other stakeholders in order to inform them of the organisation and its objectives.
- Use geographic information systems
Work with computer data systems such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
- Study human population
Analyse data about the human population in a specific geographic area in order to uncover trends such as mortality rate, migration, and fertility rates.