planning enforcement officer in newport

job type
£ 16 per hour
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job details

job category
construction & property
job type
£ 16 per hour
reference number
Planning Officer
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job description

Are you a meticulous and experienced Planning Enforcement Officer with an excellent attention to detail? Keen to work in the public sector/local government? We have an exciting opportunity to work within a busy department of a client based in Newport. Offering full time hours, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for their next career move. If you are happy to take on a temporary contract, are immediately available for work and are able to demonstrate the below skill set, don't hesitate; apply today!


Assisting in a matters relating to the Development Management service, which is the primary role, to include collection, recording, compilation and analysis of information on applications, appeals or enforcement and the validation of all applications received.

Monitor construction sites and other developments to ensure development is carried out is accordance with approved plans and to ensure the discharge of and compliance with relevant planning conditions.

To be responsible for a personal caseload of planning and related applications to include negotiation with applicants, site appraisals, investigations and the preparation of reports and recommendations.

To be responsible for a personal caseload of alleged breaches of planning control, planning and related applications to include negotiation with applicants, site appraisals, investigations and the preparation of reports and recommendations, working closely with the Senior Planning Enforcement Officers to ensure that complaints of unauthorised development are dealt with effectively and efficiently.

To prepare written representation appeal statements, to assist in the preparation of appeal statements for Hearings and Public Inquiries, and to represent the Council at basic appeal hearings. To carry out the associated administration of the appeal including notification letters, completing the Councils appeal questionnaire, arranging dates and venues for appeal hearings, submitting appeal statements within the required statutory deadlines and notifying Ward Councillors and colleagues of appeal decisions.

To provide pre-application advice for minor and householder development, including, where appropriate, recording time spent providing the advice, issuing invoices and collecting payment for that service.

To draft, serve and monitor compliance with Enforcement, Breach of Condition, Stop, Section 215, Planning Contravention and similar Notices for minor breaches of planning control and to assist in the collation of evidence to pursue Court proceedings.


You must hold a recognised qualification in Town Planning (or related subject)

Hold membership of the RTPI at an appropriate level or working towards membership

Demonstrate a good knowledge of the planning system and basic planning legislation, especially that relating to planning enforcement

Experience of development management work

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.


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educational requirements

asset degree