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Planning Officer

  • Location:

    Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £17.51 - £24 per hour + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Planning Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Newcastle

The Role

  • Deal with the full range of planning and other applications including initial processing, consultation, assessment, negotiations, weighing up and interpretation of evidence and case law, preparing reports, making
  • recommendations.
  • To implement statutory regulations.
  • Responding to and giving specialist advice on planning enquiries from agents, members of the public and Councillors and internal colleagues.
  • Dealing with planning appeals including preparation and submission of statements and representing the authority at Hearings and Public Inquiries.
  • Working with Planning Enforcement Officers to carry out the monitoring of developments and investigation of complaints, identifying the appropriate course of action and giving evidence in court when necessary to defend the Council's position.
  • To contribute to development and implementation of divisional and corporate policies, guidance and programmes including the Local Development Framework including taking the lead on specific topic areas.
  • To undertake negotiations with developers and other agencies on S106 legal agreements, accounting for pre application fees where necessary and the implementation and funding of capital projects.
  • To attend City Council meetings to present the Authority's or Directorate's case.
  • As a Team member, ensure that the Team meets its performance targets and targets set in the Directorate Service Plan and relevant Corporate targets.

The Requirements

  • Experienced Planning Officer required
  • Council Based Experience would be highly beneficial
  • Able to demonstrate continuous professional development and recent experience

The Contract

  • 3 Months + Contract
  • Rate is Negotiable (Will be paid via Umbrella Company)
  • Council Based Role
  • Full Time Hours

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email