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Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £20 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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Planning Enforcement Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Bournemouth

The Role

  • To ensure approved development accords with the planning permission and conditions are implemented to ensure a harmonious relationship between the build or activity and the wider urban or rural environment in accordance with the National Planning Policy framework.
  • To investigate, negotiate and enforce, commence legal proceedings where necessary, when breaches of planning control, advertisement, listed building, and TPO infringements are identified.
  • Provide Councillors, applicants and the general public with an efficient, effective and accessible and professional planning service for which the post holder is responsible.

The Requirements

  • Must have a proven background in planning and planning enforcement matters;
  • Must be available to attend sites as necessary to perform the role
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE Grades C or above, including Mathematics, English, or equivalent
  • 3x 'A' levels, degree or equivalent experience
  • Diploma or equivalent in Planning or a related discipline
  • Ability to interpret plans and write clear simple reports.
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities and challenging workloads
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • A logical thinker.
  • Ability to recognise sensitive issues in advance.
  • Interpersonal skills

The Contract

  • Temp Contract 4 Months
  • £20 per hour (Paid via Umbrella Company)
  • Council Based Role
  • 08:30-17:30

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email