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Senior Planning Officer


Salary Package: £32910 - £36922 per annum
Location: Honiton, England
Consultant: Rebecca Hilling
Posted: 08/01/2021


Berry Recruitment are recruiting for a Permanent Senior Planning officer for a Fixed term 12 month contract in which interviews will be held in January to offer an immediate start.

You will work as a Senior Planning officer, supporting the Team leader and Development manager in providing a development management service to achieve the priorities and objectives of the council.

Main responsibilities include dealing with applications for planning permission (including major applications), advertisement consent, Listed Building consent, other applications under Local Development Orders, and discharge of conditions etc including, site inspections, negotiations with applicants/agents, consultations with appropriate departments, organisations, individuals, written reasoned justifications and formulating recommendations for consideration by Development Management Committee and Service Lead – Planning Strategy and Development Management.

Providing advice and guidance to the general public, agents and applicants and other sections and Departments of the Council, and other bodies on planning matters.

To negotiate and organise the necessary legal agreements and the monitoring and reviewing progress of planning obligations.

Preparing and presenting the Local Planning Authority’s case in connection with Appeals against the decisions of the Local Planning Authority.

Investigating breaches or alleged breaches of planning control and initiating enforcement procedures with liaison with the enforcement team.

You will need a minimum of 5 years experience of working within the planning team to hit the ground running.

Please contact Rebecca in our Exeter office for further information.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.