Planning Enforcement Officer (Remote Working)

Macdonald & Company
£25 per hour, Umbrella Co
Closing date
1 Aug 2021

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Full Time
Enforcement, Planning
Officer, Consultant
Local Authority
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Job Details

A vibrant London Borough council urgently requires’ a Planning Enforcement Officer to manage with a varied caseload of unauthorised developments and complaints.

Working as part of a dynamic team you will undertake numerous investigations to tackle those developments in breach of UK Planning law 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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