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Planning Officer

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    Housing Benefits & Planning

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  • Salary:

    £24.09 - £30.00 per hour + (PAYE or Umbrella Company)

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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A 2 month+ opportunity for a Planning Officer has arisen within North Devon District Council.

Job Purpose

  • Acting under delegated powers, to be responsible for the processing of applications, appeals and enforcement action within the district
  • To be responsible to the relevant Lead Officer for the processing of applications, appeals, enforcement and pre-application enquiries within North Devon District.

Main Duties

  • To process planning applications and pre-application enquiries in negotiation with applicants, professional agents and consultees.
  • To assist the Planning Policy Unit as appropriate in the preparation of complex Development Plan Documents and Supplementary Planning Documents.
  • To present applications to meetings of the Council's Planning Committee to present recommendation and reasons for decisions and to advise on points of planning policy and answer questions raised by members. To liaise with District Councillors throughout the determination of planning applications, appeals and enforcement cases.
  • To provide corporate advice on major regeneration initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
  • To respond to enquiries from the public and other stakeholders in accordance with service standards.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant Degree.
  • Corporate Member of the RTPI or in the final year of working towards eligibility for Licentiate Membership.
  • Ability to carry out a high volume of work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to carry out a high volume of work to tight deadlines

Minimum time on job: 3 Years

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