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Planning Enforcement Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC422
  • Location: Enfield, Middlesex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Planning Officers (All Levels)
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in North London is looking for Planning Enforcement Officers to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will have a full Planning qualification, along with experience in a similar enforcement role, preferably for local authority.

The main purpose of the role is to investigate and resolve difficult, high profile and significant breaches of legislation across the client's area.

The successful candidate will be required to carry out investigations into planning complaints and enquiries and make recommendations on appropriate further action.
This will require the monitoring of compliance with abatement notices, stop notices, enforcement notices, breach of condition notices, section 215 notices and producing witness statements for the service of summonses.

The main accountabilities of the role are as follows;

To assist management to deliver the aims and objectives of the Pollution Control, Planning and Licensing Enforcement Action Plan through flexible and effective enforcement, tactics and operations.
To carry a personal case load of high priority enforcement cases and to initiate or facilitate actions to ensure objectives and aims are delivered in respect of planning and licensing enforcement
Undertake enforcement action for breaches of advertisements and fly posters under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990 and monitor the compliance of notices served requiring appropriate clearing action by the advertiser.
Negotiations with land owners, occupiers and their agents to attempt to resolve breaches of legislation, either by compliance with statutory requirements, by the submission of planning applications or informally.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are willing to offer up to £26 p/hr Umbrella Ltd rate, so if this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.