Senior Enforcement Officer

Carrington West
North Yorkshire
Up to £28p/h
Closing date
17 Sep 2020
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Carrington West are assisting their local authority client based in North Yorkshire with their search for a Planning Enforcement Officer to join their Planning Department on initial 3-month Contract, then rolling.
The main duties of the role are as followings;
·To investigate alleged breaches of planning control in line with relevant Town Planning Acts, legislation and Government guidance, and the Council's own policies and procedures (including our adopted planning enforcement policy).
·To keep complainants, offenders, Councillors and other interested parties fully up to date at key stages of the planning enforcement process.
·To negotiate with those responsible for breaches of planning control to achieve a satisfactory resolution, where possible.
·To obtain relevant authorisation and serve statutory notices when necessary.
·To prepare and present evidence in relation to enforcement appeals.
·To prepare witness statements and proceed with prosecution when necessary.  
·Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and to take a proactive approach to regarding relevant changes in legislation whilst carrying out duties.
·Provide advice and guidance in response to planning best practice, procedure or policy within the legal/organisational policy framework.
- Ideally you have a degree in planning or other appropriate professional qualification and a member of the RTPI or eligible for or working toward full membership.
Clients are looking to interview and shortlist shortly, so please submit your CV promptly for consideration
CARRINGTON WEST RATE - £25-28 per hour
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary/rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Please call Krish Adams on 02393876041 or click apply.


Carrington West has a dedicated team offering town planning jobs in the UK town planning sector. Our Town Planning Team operate within the interim, contract and permanent employment markets within town planning. Our town planning candidates benefit from many years’ experience of placing professionals into local authorities UK wide.


As well as our council client base, Carrington West service some of the most desirable town planning consultancy jobs available. We have considerable experience in recruiting for town planners, development management officers, policy planners, regeneration planners, conservation officers, project managers and urban designers from entry level through to Director / Head of Service. For a discrete conversation or to find out about the latest town planning jobs we have available, please contact our Town Planning Team today on 02393 876096.

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