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Planning Enforcement Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Barking & Dagenham
  • Reference: LBBD/19/117294
  • Published: Thu 19/12/2019, 15:30 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 15/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £33,945 - £36,711 (PO2)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Barking & Dagenham

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Planning Enforcement Officer

About this job

The role is responsible for ensuring compliance with planning permissions by undertaking programmed inspections and investigations of complaints relating to breaches of planning permission, alleged unauthorised modifications to and uses of buildings, land and premises unauthorised advertisements displays.

You will be expected to maintain a body of knowledge ensuring appropriate enforcement action is taken against unsolved breaches of planning control.

About the ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have the ability to demonstrate excellent communication skills both written and oral. You will investigate complaints, referrals and other enquiries to the service and determine enforcement action where necessary contributing to a robust service delivery. Strong negotiating skills is essential as you will be dealing with third parties in providing correct legislative knowledge, guidance and advice in resolving breaches of planning control.