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Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 - 34 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Hitchman

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 027

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Planning Enforcement Officer
East Midlands
Initial 3 Month Contract
Job Ref - 30247
My client in the Midlands is seeking a planning enforcement officer to join them on a contract basis.
He role can be worked remotely, but some requirement to attend site (site visits, basic requirements).
The Role
·Planning, organising and carrying out the investigation of alleged breaches of planning control by way of paper, computer and on-site investigations and monitoring in accordance with the Councils adopted policies and procedures.
·Resolving as many cases as possible through negotiation.  Implementing decisions to take enforcement action or to prosecute under the Planning Acts by preparing and serving the appropriate Notices in association with the Council's legal section.
·To advise both complainants and persons being complained about as to the progress of investigations and actions to be taken, in accordance with adopted performance targets.  
·Monitoring of premises where the breach occurring is outside normal office hours e.g. restaurants and takeaways.
·Carrying out proactive monitoring to ensure that conditions attached to planning permissions have been complied with and taking action as appropriate.
·Maintaining accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date records (primarily of cases and complaints), in electronic or paper form, of all of the activities of the enforcement team, including time, travel and financial information.  Maintenance of the Enforcement Register.
Carrington West are willing to offer £34 per hour for this position.
To be successful in this position you MUST BE:
·A Qualified Town Planner with significant experience within a Local Authority Planning Department
To avoid missing out please apply today with a copy of your CV then call Ben Hitchman on 02393876027
If you are a Town Planner who is interested in job opportunities but this role is not of interest, please still apply then we can consider you for other positions.