Planning Enforcement Officer

South London
18 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time



Our client in South London is recruiting for a Planning Enforcement Officer to investigate complaints regarding breaches of planning legislation, obtaining evidence and preparing advice as to resolving the problem


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. To carry out site visits and carry out research to investigate alleged breaches of planning control.


  • To try and resolve any breaches by negotiation and discussion with ‘developer’ complainant and others with a third party interest.
  • When necessary, to gather evidence and offer a written recommendation as to the need or otherwise to take formal action.


  • Monitoring and enforcing compliance with planning conditions.


  • As appropriate to deal with planning applications arising from enforcement matters


  • As required, to give evidence in court on behalf of the Council


  • As appropriate to deal with appeals arising from enforcement matters


  • Preparation of statistics in relation to enforcement matters.


  • Section 215 (untidy site) notices.


  • To meet applicants, complainants, and members of the public and other bodies in relation to current or potential development proposals and enforcement matters.


  • To assist with the monitoring, implementation and review of development plan policies.


  • To answer day to day enquiries from the general public and any other interested parties on any matter relating to planning control.


  • Such other minor and/or non-recurring duties appropriate to the post as may be directed.


To register your interest please email or call us on 020 8732 5450

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