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Development Management Planning Officer

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Development Management Planning Officer

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £26 - 30 per hour

  • Contact:

    Cameron de Wit

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876014

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in London in their search for a Town Planner to join their Development Management team on a 3 month rolling contract.

The ideal candidate will have experience dealing with a range of planning applications including householder, minor and other full applications, prior approvals and notifications and conditions. The successful candidate will be expected to process applications for planning permission, listed building applications, applications for consent to display advertisements.

  • To undertake all necessary consultations, site visits, appraisal of proposals and negotiations with applicants and objectors on planning and other applications.
  • To prepare reports on planning and other applications.
  • To undertake investigation of complaints about alleged planning contraventions.
  • To prepare statements for Written Representation App (Planning and Enforcement) and to assist or undertake the preparation and presentation of evidence at Public Inquiries and Hearings
  • To undertake site visits as necessary potentially work from the office once every 2 weeks

The right candidate will be motivated, technically knowledgeable, and have a strong customer service ethos.

You will be required to have some knowledge and experience of working within a council planning team as you will be expected to hit the ground running.

It would be beneficial although not mandatory to hold a RTPI accredited Planning Degree or equivalent Planning qualification and/or have considerable experience in a similar position; and also hold a licentiate membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (or equivalent)

Our client is looking for someone to start almost immediately. If you are interested in going forward for the role then please get in contact as soon as possible using the details provided below.

Carrington West Pay Rate - £26per/hour
Job Ref - 27915
Please call 02393 876014 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email the following:

Carrington West's dedicated Town Planning Recruitment Team supply clients UK wide on both a permanent and contract basis and all levels of seniority. If this role is too senior, too junior or in a location that is unsuitable, but you are keen on options, please still feel free to apply and we can discuss other, often unadvertised roles with you.