Planning Enforcement Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/01/2019 17:00
Job Category:
Planning / Building Control
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Closing date:
4 Jan
Further Information

Planning Enforcement Officer
Salary £24,105 Grade 9
Full Time 37 hours

We are seeking to fill a vacancy in the Planning Enforcement Team. The Council wants to achieve the highest standards of quality, customer responsiveness and performance and need to fill this important post.

You will be required to deal with complaints, as well as working proactively, undertake investigations, liaising with elected members and consultees preparing written recommendations for decisions by the Development Manager. You will have knowledge of English planning legislation and be required to appear in court and at other forums on behalf of the Council.

It is essential that you have good investigation skills, can maintain relevant records and show drive in progressing cases to meet the required deadlines. You must have great customer care at all times even when dealing with breaches in planning control.

You will need a full driving licence and access to a car during normal working hours.

If you would like to talk to someone about this post please contact Ann Rawlinson, Development Manager – Enforcement & Support on 01609 767123.

An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

Application form and vacancy details can be downloaded from

You can also obtain/return an application form by:

• e-mail: or by
• post to Human Resources, Hambleton District Council, Stonecross, Northallerton, DL6 2UU.

Applications must be received by close of business on Friday 4th January 2019

Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 21st January 2019

Please note, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. If you have not received a response by the interview date you should assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from males and females.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.