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Principal Planning Officer

Carrington West
£35 - 45 per hour
Closing date
26 May 2021

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Full Time
Local Authority, Other Public sector
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Principal Planning Officer
Initial 2-month Contract
£35-£45 per hour - DOE - Outside IR35

Carrington West are assisting their LPA client in Devon in their search for a Principal Level Planner, on an initial 2-month contract to cover Permanent recruitment period.
Site visits for the role will be required on a weekly basis so it is important that candidates have a full driving license and access to a car. The length of the post could last longer that the initially offered contract, it wholly depends on the permanent recruitment process.
As Principal Planner you will be responsible for:
·Dealing with applications for planning permission, advertisement consent, Listed Building consent, consent to fell trees, etc, including; site inspections, negotiations with applicants/agents, consultations with appropriate departments, organisations, individuals, writing reasoned justifications and formulating recommendations for consideration by Development Management Committee and Service Lead - Planning Strategy and Development Management.
·Monitoring and reviewing progress of planning applications and enforcement matters within your team(s).
·Preparing and presenting the Local Planning Authority's case in connection with Appeals against the decisions of the Local Planning Authority.
·The review and organisation of work streams in the teams to ensure efficient processing times which meet the needs of the applicants and those seeking information and Members wishing to be involved in the planning process.
Due to the management nature of the role, previous experience of overseeing staff would be beneficial.
This role will move very quickly, so please apply ASAP if you are interested.
If you would like the full Job Description and Person Spec, please contact or call 023 387 6022.


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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