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Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

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Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25 - 28 per hour

  • Contact:

    Krishan Adams

  • Contact email:

    krishan.adams@carringtonwest.com

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876041

  • Job ref:

    JO0000023090

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-22

  • Startdate:

    30/07/2020

Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in North Yorkshire with their search for a Planning Enforcement Officer to join their Planning Department on initial 3-month Contract, then rolling.
 
The main duties of the role are as followings;
·To investigate alleged breaches of planning control in line with relevant Town Planning Acts, legislation and Government guidance, and the Council's own policies and procedures (including our adopted planning enforcement policy).
·To keep complainants, offenders, Councillors and other interested parties fully up to date at key stages of the planning enforcement process.
·To negotiate with those responsible for breaches of planning control to achieve a satisfactory resolution, where possible.
·To obtain relevant authorisation and serve statutory notices when necessary.
·To prepare and present evidence in relation to enforcement appeals.
·To prepare witness statements and proceed with prosecution when necessary.  
·Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and to take a proactive approach to regarding relevant changes in legislation whilst carrying out duties.
·Provide advice and guidance in response to planning best practice, procedure or policy within the legal/organisational policy framework.
 
Requirements
- Ideally you have a degree in planning or other appropriate professional qualification and a member of the RTPI or eligible for or working toward full membership.
 
Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration
 
CARRINGTON WEST RATE - £25-28 per hour
 
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary/rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
 
Please call Krish Adams on 02393876041 or click apply.