Permit Coordinator in Chantilly, VA at Lennar Homes

Date Posted: 2/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Chantilly, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description


Supervise, coordinate and manage all permit/plan review activity in the Division. Duties include submitting architectural/structural plans for plan review and applying for building permits with respective jurisdictions, updating and maintaining status reports, coordinating with jurisdictional officials, maintaining electronic files, etc.


  • Aid in coordinating with Division’s Sales Team to obtain new sale/inventory home selections to expedite permitting and construction start
  • Work closely with various engineers/architects, Trade Partners, Division Associates and 3rd party permitting services to obtain documents for plan review and building permits
  • Work closely with 3rd party permitting services and jurisdictional agencies to facilitate the timely preparation and submission of plans for plan review and permit applications for building permits
  • Require and manage weekly status reports from 3rd party permitting services in order to track status of submitted plans and applications, and coordinate timely responses to jurisdictional comments in order to expedite all required approvals
  • Coordinate with Division Architect and Land Development to solve any plan deficiencies and mitigate permit comments. This includes the documentation and tracking of all proffers and triggers
  • Update Permit/Start Status Report as needed to communicate permitting progress and completion
  • In coordination with 3rd party permitting services, act as permitting liaison between the Division and each jurisdiction
  • Meet with jurisdictional agencies/officials as necessary
  • In communities requiring additional approvals, such as architectural review boards, coordinate with needed Departments and agencies to manage submittals and approvals
  • In multi-family communities, request foundation strips and gain Director of Construction approvals for construction start.
  • Prepare check requests for permitting and other jurisdictional fees
  • In coordination with Division Architect, aid in processing invoices as they relate to permitting
  • Enter permitting data into JDE as required
  • Answer and prioritize phone calls/emails, and assisting in resolving permitting issues
  • Maintain accurate, organized and efficient files within the Division’s E-filing system
  • Other duties as assigned



  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • College Degree preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Minimum (1) year experience with single/multi-family and amenity permitting
  • Highly PC proficient, including Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
  • Ability to read blue prints, elevation sticks and site plans
  • Must be diplomatic, thorough/detailed and customer-service minded
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of management, Division Associates, Trade Partners, consultants/engineers, outside jurisdictions/agencies, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills & phone/email etiquette
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize, take initiative and follow-up
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks while working under pressure to meet simultaneous deadlines

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