Planning Enforcement Officer

Ackerman Pierce
£20 - £30 per hour
11 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning Enforcement Officer

Building and Construction - Warwickshire


My client, a Warwickshire based Local Authority are looking to recruit a Planning Enforcement Officer for their team within the Building and Construction industry. The suitable candidate for the enforcement team will be responsible for investigating alleged breaches of planning control, and taking enforcement action when necessary. The worker will be required to work predominantly on their own, handling potentially complex and confrontational cases, with minimal supervision.


The Planning Enforcement Officer vacancy will be for an initial 3-6 months with potential for extension subject to internal circumstance and your performance.


Duties for the Planning Enforcement Officer:

  • Recognising breaches of S106 Agreements
  • To investigate alleged breaches of planning control in accordance with Department's Planning Enforcement Policy
  • Liaising with other council departments to ensure consistency of approach
  • Appearing as a council witness in the Magistrate Court
  • Negotiating remedial action
  • Making recommendations as to the expediency of taking enforcement action
  • Checking compliance with enforcement notices and prosecuting for non-compliance
  • Writing to complaints and offenders
  • Attending unaccompanied site visits, including those that involve complex land-use issues


Membership of RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute) would be advantageous.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent in town/urban planning (or relevant aspect).
  • 1-2 years' experience working within the UK Building and Construction industry.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Knowledge of S106 and S171 of Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


Benefits of working with Ackerman Pierce:

  • Your own personal consultant
  • Access to a variety of Planning jobs Nationwide
  • DBS and Compliance Service
  • Quick and Easy Registration Process
  • Access to CPD
  • Guaranteed weekly payment


To discuss this Planning Enforcement Officer position, or any similar roles we have in Warwickshire then please contact Ollie Melton or email your updated CV today.