Planning Enforcement Officer

London Borough of Richmond
London (Greater)
£26,481 to £39,294.
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Development Control, Enforcement, Planning
Local Authority
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We are looking for an enthusiastic enforcement planner to join our unique and dynamic planning enforcement team which operates across two London Boroughs. Your role will be to investigate and resolve breaches of planning control. This will include analysing development proposals, communicating with residents, councillors and other development professionals. Your investigations may lead to service of enforcement notices, prosecution proceedings, action in default and defending your enforcement decisions at appeal.

Strong communication skills will be essential in order to negotiate resolutions to planning breaches and manage the concerns of affected residents. You will have a planning or related degree and be able to draft detailed planning reports assessing breaches against relevant planning policies and guidance.

If you are a highly motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills and relevant qualifications, we are keen to hear from you. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Craig Raybould Planning Enforcement Team Manager – Tel: 07971621610 / E:

Please provide a supporting statement with your CV referring to how you feel you meet the person specifications attached to the Job Profile.

In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance.  These include 36 hour working week (Full Time), a mixture of home and working (depending on service needs) and a generous holiday allowance, 31 days plus bank holidays.  In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits including membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

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