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Planning Compliance Officer (Enforcement)

Macdonald & Company
£29 per hour Umbrella Co
Closing date
29 May 2021

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Full Time
Enforcement, Planning
Local Authority
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A diverse central London Borough council is searching for a Planning Compliance Officer to deal with a broad and varied caseload of unauthorised and illegal developments.

Working as part of as dynamic team you will undertake a variety of investigations to tackle developments in breach of UK Planning legislation that will include residential, commercial, Beds in Sheds, HMO's and unauthorised works in conservation areas.


  • Investigate breaches in planning legislation
  • Managing and coordinating site visits
  • Dealing with telephone inquiries from members of the public
  • Drafting witness statements
  • Manage Appeals
  • Negotiate retrospective planning approval
  • Liaison with development management teams and colleagues
  • Draft and serve a variety of Enforcement notices that may include breach of condition and stop etc

Successful candidates will have acquired practical experience as a Planning Enforcement Officer.

You will have a thorough knowledge of town planning legislation and enforcement procedures in conjunction with good verbal communication skills and the ability to defuse contentious situations.

If you would like further information, please contact Jeremy Wright on 0207 318 5263 or email:


Macdonald & Company is the leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate, built environment, energy and environmental sectors. Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa.

Our specialist teams act for every class  of organisation owning, occupying, financing or advising on property, construction and engineering – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks, consultancies and contractors. We are the preferred recruitment partner of RICS - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The Company’s Energy & Environmental division acts for clients across oil and gas, maritime, utilities, natural resources, power generation, renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc.

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