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Principle planning officer - North Northamptonshire

Job Title: Principle planning officer - North Northamptonshire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Northamptonshire
Salary: £50 per hour
REF: BF150220242
Contact Name: Lily Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Principle planning officer - North Northamptonshire

£50 per hour

Contract – Full Time


  • Be responsible to the Planning Manager for the day to day and strategic management of the Client’s Development Management and Enforcement functions under the Town and Country Planning Acts and contribute to the efficient management of the Planning Service as part of the Planning Unit Management Team.
  • To assist the Head of Planning & Environmental Services and the Planning Manager in the day to day handling of all aspects of Development Management
  • To work with the Planning Manager to ensure effective planning performance and achievement of performance indicators and project management functions relating to large scale major developments
  • To manage the DM unit on complex majors, householder and other applications for planning permission, listed building consent, advertisement consent and notifications including the carrying out of consultations, attend meetings with consultees and other bodies as required, and negotiating with applicants.
  • To prepare and review reports on Committee applications and attend Committee as required in order to assist the Planning Manager in the presentation of applications.
  • To assist the Planning Manager in the delivery of effective and efficient systems for the management and operation of the Unit as whole and specifically be responsible for the delivery of systems relating to Development Management.
  • To prepare statements for appeals conducted by written representations, and attend hearings as may be required.
  • To advise developers and other prospective applicants in providing pre application advice and policy advice on the sub regional and local plan and other Client Policies prior to submission of planning and other related applications.

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Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. We are an equal opportunity agency.