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Planning Officer

  • Job reference: JW353
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Planning Officers (All Levels)
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Job description: Planning Officer required ASAP based in Bath.

This role is an ongoing contract.

The primary purpose of this post is to contribute to the provision of professional planning services.

Under the supervision of Deputy Head of Planning or Team Manager Officer(s), to work within a development management team so as to ensure a consistent approach to development in accordance with good professional practice.

To assess less complex applications for planning permission, listed building consent and other related statutory consents (such as Householder applications for planning and listed building consent, applications for advertisement consent and small scale changes of use proposals) and submit reports and recommendations to the Deputy Head of Planning/Team Manager and Development Management Committee to ensure the management of development.

To give planning/conservation advice in pre-application negotiations to developers, landowners and the general public, both verbally and by letter in relation to less complex development proposals

Candidate will be required to have a Degree or Diploma in Town and Country Planning or equivalent recognised by and giving eligibility (or partial eligibility) for membership of the RTPI, RIBA or IHBC.

If this position sounds of interest, and you have the relevant qualifications and experience, please don't hesitate to contact me at, or call Jack at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.