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Planning Enforcement Officer

£35.00 - £549 per hour
Local Government
Contract/Interim
South East
Central London
VR/43853/DC
28-03-2024 12:02 PM
Planning Enforcement Officer
Location: East London/Hybrid
Rate: £35.00 per hour umbrella


We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Planning Enforcement Officer to join a Local Authority in East London. In this role, you will play a crucial part in managing a diverse caseload of planning enforcement breaches, utilising your expertise in navigating the intricacies of planning regulations and legislation.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage a busy and varied caseload of different types of planning enforcement breaches.
  • Conduct thorough investigations, site visits, and assessments against relevant laws and regulations.
  • Make recommendations based on your findings.
  • Serve enforcement notices and provide evidence of notices personally served.
  • Write appeal statements and represent the Council at hearings, inquiries, or court proceedings.
  • Provide assistance, advice, and support to team members.
  • Respond to public inquiries, Councillor queries, and MP complaints.
Requirements:
  • Recent experience in managing a busy caseload of planning enforcement breaches.
  • Extensive knowledge of the planning system, legislation, regulations, and policy guidance.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle competing priorities.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills for dealing with various stakeholders.
  • Ability to maintain clear and accurate records that can be used as evidence.

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