Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

England, West Midlands
£25 - £35 per hour
18 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Ollie Melton
Full Time

Senior Planning Enforcement Officer

West Midlands - Building and Construction

My client, a local authority based in the West Midlands are looking for a Senior Planning Enforcement Officer to join their team. The suitable candidate for the enforcement team will be responsible for enforcing breaches in planning control, and taking a lead position on complex and potentially controversial cases.

The Senior Planning Enforcement Officer vacancy will be for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension subject to internal circumstance and your performance.

Duties for the Senior Planning Enforcement Officer:

  • Recognising breaches of S106 Agreements
  • To investigate alleged breaches of planning control in accordance with Department's Planning Enforcement Policy
  • Liaising with other council departments to ensure consistency of approach
  • Taking a lead position on complex and potentially controversial cases such as removal of individuals from traveller sites
  • Negotiating remedial action
  • Making recommendations as to the expediency of taking enforcement action
  • Checking compliance with enforcement notices and prosecuting for non-compliance
  • Writing to complaints and offenders
  • Attending unaccompanied site visits, including those that involve complex land-use issues

Membership of RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) would be advantageous.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in town/urban planning (or relevant aspect).
  • 2+ years' experience working within Planning Enforcement.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Knowledge of S106 and S171 of Town and Country Planning Act 1990.

Benefits of working with Ackerman Pierce:

  • Your own personal consultant
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  • Access to CPD
  • Guaranteed weekly payment

To discuss the Senior Planning Enforcement Officer vacancy, or any similar roles Building and Construction roles we have available in the West Midlands then please contact Ollie Melton or email your updated CV today.

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