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Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £15 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Planning Enforcement Officer Required for a fantastic contract based in Wakefield

Local Authority Work

The Role

  • To assist in the consultation, determination and processing of a range of planning, heritage enforcement related cases, to ensure that issues are recorded and dealt with according to agreed targets and timescales and in accordance with the service plan.
  • To assist in the investigation of complaints and breeches of planning control.
  • Case work includes analysis of submitted evidence, interpretation of plans and supporting information, negotiating with consultees, applicants and their agents, answering queries from members of the public and elected representatives.
  • To prepare reports/evidence for appeals. To liaise with the conservation Officers, planning teams, legal services/representatives and to assist in ensuring that planning policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • To respond to enquiries from external organisations and Council Members in respect of case work and related Development Management matters.
  • Ensure that the Council's employee codes of conduct and procedures are adhered to.
  • Carry out other such duties (within competence and experience) as requested in accordance with changing organisational objectives.

The Requirements

  • Degree or Diploma in Town and
  • Country Planning / or related
  • qualification.
  • Proven case work experience supported by the ability to demonstrate applied planning experience or in
  • Enforcement or other related areas.
  • Current valid driving licence and the use of a vehicle during
  • normal office hours.

The Contract

  • Locum Contract
  • £15 per hour Umbrella
  • 09:00-17:00

If interested please Jack 01772 428186 or email