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Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

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  • Sector:

    Housing Benefits & Planning

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  • Salary:

    £30 - £40 per hour + PAYE/Umbrella

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months +

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A 3 Month+ opportunity has arisen for a Senior Planning Enforcement Officer within the local authorities in Dorset.

Main Purpose

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.

Person Specification

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE Grades C or above, including Mathematics, English, or equivalent
  • General understanding of planning principles and development management.
  • Diploma or equivalent in Planning or a related discipline (Desireable)
  • Ability to interpret plans and write clear simple reports.
  • Understanding of Planning legislation
  • Understanding of relevant IT systems and databases

Mileage will be paid when travelling to and between sites for work purposes.

Must have a proven background in planning and planning enforcement matters;

Must be available to attend sites as necessary to perform the role.

Hours of work are 09:00am till 5pm, Monday to Friday.

To apply please send your CV or email for more information.

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