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Planning Enforcement officer - Rochdale

Job Title: Planning Enforcement officer - Rochdale
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Rochdale
Industry:
Salary: £40 per hour
REF: LEF79023
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email: lilye@4recruitmentservices.com
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Planning Enforcement officer – Rochdale

£40 per hour

Contract – Full Time:

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • To investigate enquiries or complaints arising out of alleged breaches of planning control including unauthorised uses of land and buildings.  (Note: this does not include unauthorised development or uses of Client-owned property which will be matters dealt with by the appropriate land-owning Service).
  • To investigate enquiries and complaints regarding the condition of land and buildings.  (Note: this does not include action over the condition of land and buildings in Client ownership which will be matters dealt with by the appropriate land owning Service).
  • To investigate alleged breaches of planning conditions or legal agreement and through the monitoring of development sites, including minerals extraction and waste disposal sites, ensure compliance with the approved plans and conditions of any planning permission, or terms of any legal agreement.
  • To investigate enquiries or complaints regarding the illegal stationing of caravans on Client owned land and take action to secure their removal, once instructed by the Borough Solicitor to do so.
  • To liaise effectively with and be aware of the responsibilities, duties and enforcement powers of other internal Services and external agencies to ensure all enquiries and complaints are dealt with efficiently and effectively.
  • To collect evidence, prepare correspondence, legal notices and files for delegated authorisation to proceed with any necessary legal action.
  • To prepare enforcement appeal statements and prosecution files, and give evidence for Appeals attending as necessary public inquiries, tribunals, court hearings or similar proceedings.
  • To advise the public and Members of the Client on the progress and actions related to specific enforcement cases, including the preparation and presentation of reports to relevant Township Planning Sub Committees or attending other Committees, working groups of the Client or public meetings where necessary.
  • To update and maintain accurate files and records relating to investigations into enquiries, complaints and enforcement proceedings
  • To liaise with Officers from other Services to develop and implement proactive procedures for the regular monitoring of developments for which planning permission has been granted to ensure compliance with approved plans and conditions of any planning permission.
  • To maintain all pertinent records of activities and time recording for statistical returns and administrative and professional purposes.

To find out more information please contact Lily at Lilye@4recruitmentservices.com

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