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Planning Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 - 35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kevin O'shea

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 034

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


This Yorkshire Local Planning Authority are currently looking for an experienced Planner for a 6 month initial contract.
The successful candidate will have recent experience within a LPA dealing with a mixed case load of planning applications. You will be expected to hit the ground running with minimal supervision.
Duties include:
·Processing of planning applications and associated planning matters, including pre-application advice, to meet both national and local Performance Indicators, and including the negotiation of added value, to deliver sustainable, well designed and quality development to the social, economic and environmental benefit of the District
·Provision of front line planning advice, particularly through the 'duty planner' role, to the public, MP's, elected members, professionals, developers, Parish Council's, interest groups.
·Technical work involved in the validation, registration and processing of applications, appeals, tree preservation orders, etc, including the checking of planning applications and fees and householder questionnaires.
·Preparation of recommendations, including both delegated and Planning Committee reports
·Discharging of Conditions of both own applications and others as appropriate
The client is happy to pay upto £35/h for the right candidate, with the IR35 status determined as inside.
You will be expected to carry out site visits at least once a week. Therefore you will hold a Full UK Driving license and have access to a vehicle to carry these out.
For further information or to apply for this role please contact Kevin O'Shea on 02393876034 or