Planning Compliance Officer

Horsham, West Sussex
£19,430 - £30,785 pa plus Essential User Car Allowance
29 Aug 2017
18 Sep 2017
PEP 1242
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

Horsham District Council has an exciting opportunity for a Planning Compliance Officer within our planning Compliance Team. 

Horsham has an extremely busy planning department with 16,000 homes to provide for over the Plan period and we have consented over 1100 in the last year.  We consider around 3000 applications each year with one of the highest number of major applications in the surrounding area. We have an up to date adopted Local Enforcement Plan and a Local Plan which guide the process and development within our District.

As Planning Compliance Officer you will manage a varied caseload of compliance matters associated with householder, new housing, Listed Buildings, commercial and other types of small and major   developments.

You will manage a case load of potential breaches of planning control, you will investigate the potential breaches and seek a satisfactory outcome where ever possible. You will liaise and negotiate with all parties to resolve cases within department timescales.

You will be a motivated individual who has experience of the planning system, has a willingness to learn and is adaptable to change.

We work from a modern office building in Horsham Town centre. You will be working with a friendly, supportive and dedicated team. We encourage and support professional development and offer a generous benefits package to support your work life balance.

Benefits which include:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Option to buy additional annual leave
  • Essential car user allowance and parking permit
  • Flexible working
  • Payment of RTPI subscriptions
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Access to staff benefit platform (MyHorshamRewards) for large range of discounts

To apply, please visit our website. Please contact Madeleine Hartley, Planning Compliance Team Leader on 01403 215168 with any questions.

Ref: PEP 1242

Closing Date: 18 September 2017

Interview Date: 28 September 2017

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