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Planning Enforcement Officer

Macdonald & Company
East of England
up to £46/h
Closing date
1 Apr 2024

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An East of England Local Planning Authority has a requirement for a Planning Enforcement Officer to join their team and work on a diverse caseload.

Working as part of this team you will undertake a variety of investigations to tackle development in breach of UK Planning legislation that will include residential, commercial, and unauthorised works in conservation areas.

Your main duties as the Planning Enforcement Officer will include:

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

Successful candidates will have acquired practical experience as an 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.

For further details, please feel free to contact Sean Lindley at Macdonald and Company on


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.

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020 7629 7220
50 Great Marlborough Street

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