Planning Officer

Liverpool, Merseyside
£31,601 - £36,379
04 Apr 2017
01 May 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit a Planning Officer to carry out a full range of Development Management functions and/or contribute to the production, implementation, monitoring and review of the Liverpool Local Plan. Conserve the City’s heritage whilst enabling appropriate development across the City.

The Planning Officer will use all resources (both time and financial) allocated to specific projects and areas of work effectively and efficiently in accordance with service objectives and the team’s work programme.

The post holder will be responsible for:

Assessing and processing of all types and scale of planning applications and applications for consent to display advertisements and demolish/alter Listed Buildings/Trees etc. including: the carrying out of all necessary consultations and negotiations; the preparation of recommendations and reports; and attendance at Committee meetings as required.

The pursuance of enforcement action in conjunction with the enforcement team in relation to unauthorised development and non-compliance with planning conditions.Dealing with appeals against planning decisions, including the preparation of the Council’s case and the presenting of evidence at Public Inquiries and hearings, where appropriate.

Assisting in preparing and maintaining the Liverpool Local Plan including the preparation of land use allocations and development management policies based on sound evidence.

Assisting in ensuring that the key processes for local development document production are undertaken including statutory, regulatory and technical requirements; continuous community involvement in accordance with the Statement of Community Involvement and sustainability and other appraisals and assessments; negotiation with outside agencies and dealing with elected members.

Closing date: 1 May 2017

Job number:  LCC01214

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