Planning Policy Officer (CIL & Infrastructure)

Chichester, West Sussex
Up to £33,294 per annum
29 Aug 2018
21 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level
Officer, Planner

The Planning Policy Team is looking to recruit three members of staff to assist with the work of the team in preparing the Local Plan Review, supporting the production of neighbourhood plans and infrastructure planning (including CIL collection).

Chichester District is a highly attractive place to live and work, home to a number of historic towns and villages, surrounded by beautiful countryside. Centred on the historic cathedral city of Chichester, it is a large rural district stretching from the south coast to the Surrey border and includes a large part of the South Downs National Park and the tranquil Chichester Harbour AONB.  Chichester District Council offers flexible working patterns including the option of a 9 day fortnight, in addition to options to buy additional annual leave, payment of RTPI subscriptions and childcare vouchers.  The Council promotes a work/life balance that suits young single professionals as well as family life, including the ability to operate from home as well as from the office.

Planning Policy Officer (CIL & Infrastructure)

Salary up to £33,294 per annum

(including premia payment & essential car user allowance)

£3,000 Recruitment payment (dependant on experience and qualifications)

Competitive relocation package (subject to qualifying criteria)

City centre parking season ticket

We are looking to recruit a Planning Officer (CIL & Infrastructure) to the Planning Policy Team in the Planning and Environment Directorate.  The post holder will administer, monitor and enforce the Community Infrastructure Levy. The money collected contributes towards the cost of providing infrastructure to help implement the Local Plan. This role will assist with managing infrastructure projects through the Council’s Infrastructure Business Plan. Ideally you will have experience of planning and knowledge of the CIL. The role will involve calculating the CIL and administering, monitoring and enforcing it in strict accordance with the CIL regulations. You will need to be numerate, a good record keeper and able to communicate with developers and agents. You will need to be able to understand and measure plans.

For more information about these posts please contact Mike Allgrove, Planning Policy Manager on (01243) 521044.

For full job details, visit . Alternatively please telephone the Human Resources Section on (01243) 534526

Chichester District Council has a commitment to Equality of Opportunity in Employment. If you have a disability which makes it difficult for you to complete our application form please contact the Personnel Section who will assist you (01243 534526 or email

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