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Town Plannig Investiagtion Officers

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Town Planning

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Hitchman

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 027

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Town Planning Investigation Officers
East Midlands
£25p/hour +
Job Ref - 39108

My Local Authority client in the East Midlands, is seeking a two Town Planning Investigators (Enforcement) to assist the Town Planning Department on initial 6-month contracts.
Previous Town Planning Enforcement experience is not essential, but some form of experience in investigations would help.
In order to be successful in these roles you need to be available to attend the office and conduct site visits 2-3 times per week. The reaming time can be worked from home.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
1.Respond to, investigate and appraise suspected breaches of planning control.
2.Report to and liaise with the Planning Enforcement Manager and Principal/Senior Enforcement Officers to determine a suitable course of action on cases.
3.Resolve breaches of planning control (where possible) by negotiation, in accordance with Government advice and the Local Enforcement Plan.
4.Advise interested parties, including complainants, contraveners, Parish Councils, other departments of the Council, Councillors and MPs, of the progress of an investigation by written or verbal updates in accordance with the Council's Local Enforcement Plan.
5.Gather, formulate and produce formal evidence, in accordance with P.A.C.E. and R.I.PA.
6.Attend appeal, hearings, public inquiries and court proceedings as a professional witness.
7.Advise the public, planning officers, councillors and council officers and other external agencies in writing, by telephone, e-mail, in site and office meetings or in reception about general enforcement matters.
8.Monitor enforcement actions and performance according to service requirements and the specifications in the Council's Adopted Enforcement Policy.
9.To monitor developments in progress to ensure that it is in accordance with approved details including compliance with planning conditions.

They are ideally seeking a contractor on a full-time basis and offer flexible working, but part-time will be considered. 
Carrington West Pay Rate - £25+ per hour
Please call Ben Hitchman on 02393 876027 for a confidential discussion on this role, or email me or our planning team if you are short of time to chat:
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.