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Planning Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC277
  • 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 a Planning Officer to join their team. This is a full time, ongoing temporary contract and the successful candidate will have experience in Local Authority setting and will have a full professional qualification in Town Planning or equivalent.

The main purpose of the role is to assess all types of planning and associated applications including site visit(generally unaccompanied), consultation, negotiation written report and recommendation to agreed timescales, including responsibility for major development proposals.

The main duties associated with the role include;

To liaise with Planning Enforcement and Legal Services to progress of planning enforcement work to agreed timescales.
Negotiate agreements under S.106 of the Town and Country Planning Act where appropriate to secure wider benefit from development proposals.
Deal with planning appeals and represent the Council at Informal Hearings and Public Inquiries.
Deal with planning enquiries from agents, applicants and the public.
Give pre-application planning advice to prospective developers.
Advise local Societies, Associations and Groups on planning issues, including attendance at meetings as required.
Deal with correspondence arising from development control work.
Deal with correspondence on planning issues from MP.'s and Councillors in accordance with the standards set by Environment Direct.

If this position sounds of interest to you, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.