Contract Planning Officer, Excellent Rates - East Midlands

East Midlands
£350 - £400 per day
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Greg Snook
Full Time
Contract Type

An opportunity for a town planner with upwards of five years' experience at a busy local authority in the East Midlands.

The ideal candidate will have upwards of 5 years' experience working in a full time planning role and will need to be working towards or recently chartered with the RTPI.


East Midlands


The processing of minor planning applications (including complex cases), householder applications, prior notification applications, applications for advertisement consent, listed building consents and applications for works to protected trees to include:

*Completing all stages of the registration and validation processes including ensuring that the fee is paid correctly in accordance with statutory requirements;
*Undertaking consultations in accordance with statutory and local requirements;
*Carrying out site inspections;
*Negotiating and communicating with applicants, agents and consultees;
*Advising members of the public, parish councils and District Councillors;
*Assessing proposals against their conformity with national and local planning policies and guidance and all other material considerations (including representations made by consultees);
*Preparing reports and making recommendations on delegated planning applications and to Planning Committee; and,
*Issuing decision notices in accordance with the statutory and other procedures of the department including incorporating conditions and where necessary reasons for refusal.
*Providing written and verbal advice on development management to members of the public, developers, Parish Councils, District Councillors and others.
*Duty planning officer cover on a rota basis

Capabilities and Qualifications:

Candidate must have:

*A minimum of 5 years' development management experience
*Strong recent experience of processing and making recommendations on a varied caseload of planning applications.
*Experience of using Uniform and Idox planning software
*Communication skills, both written and oral

Candidate must be:

*MRTPI qualified or working towards it
*Are committed and have an eye for detail
*Used to working with minimal supervision and have a strong ability to use their own initiative

Contact us:

If you are interested in finding out more about this position or similar roles, please contact Greg Snook ( for a non-committal chat.

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