Planning Enforcement Officer

Recruiter
VNA Recruitment
Location
Greenwich, Greater London
Salary
£15 - £16/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Duties of the posts:
Accountable to the Planning Enforcement and Appeals Manager for dealing with complaints and infringements of the planning legislation in order to ensure all development and use of land is in accordance with current policies and controls. To assist Development Control Officers in processing planning applications. To represent the Planning Enforcement and Appeals Manager and Head of Development as required at internal/external meetings.

Professional/Technical:
1. Draft specifications for projects, monitor progress and assess results.
2. Develop and carry out project briefs and feasibility studies in relation to
enforcement work and liaise with staff in Development Planning as required.
3. Participate in monitoring arrangements for commissioned work to ensure it is produced to a proper standard and to defined timescales.

Communications:
1. Discuss infringements with persons concerned on site with the object of obtaining assurances that either the infringements will cease or that planning aplications will be submitted.
2. Represent Planning Enforcement at various internal or external meetings, public inquiries or forums and court hearings on planning enforcement matters as required.
3. Represent Planning Enforcement on working parties, inter-borough consultations, and meetings with government and statutory undertakers on planning and allied matters including strategic guidance.
4. Deal with enquires from the public, developers, potential developers, other authorities, Council Members and relevant clients on Planning Enforcement issues and issues involving policy interpretation, planning law.

Managerial:
1. Assist in the supervision of staff and in their development and training
2. Attend internal and external meetings to represent Planning Enforcement at manager/board level on behalf of the Planning Enforcement and Appeals Manager where required.

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