Senior Planning Officer

Park Avenue Recruitment
North West England
19 Jan 2019
21 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently working with a local authority based in the North West, who are looking to take on a contract Senior Officer for an initial 6-month assignment. This role will involve:

The processing of planning applications from minors up to smaller majors, householder applications, prior notification applications, applications for advertisement consent.
Undertaking consultations in accordance with statutory and local requirements
Carrying out site inspections.
Negotiating and communicating with applicants, agents and consultees.
Advising members of the public, parish councils and District Councillors.
Assessing proposals in line with national and local planning policies and guidance and all other material considerations (including representations made by consultees)
Preparing reports and making recommendations on delegated planning applications and to Planning Committee.
Issuing decision notices in accordance with the statutory and other procedures of the department including incorporating conditions and where necessary reasons for refusal.
Providing written and verbal advice on development management to members of the public, developers, Parish Councils, District Councillors and others.

The council are looking for a Senior Planner with recent experience working in a local authority on planning applications. The district covers both rural and urban areas; therefore, you will need to be able to drive for site visits.

There is some flexibility with home working, and this can be negotiated.

If you would like more information, please get in touch with Alex at, or 020 3795 4835.

If this role is not quite right for you but you are considering contracting, or looking for a role anywhere nationwide, it would be great to hear from you. We do not advertise all of our posts.

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