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Planning Consultant

Planning Consultant


Salary: £30,000

The Company:

Our client is an established multi-disciplinary design practice encompassing architecture, landscape architecture, town planning and sustainability from offices in Brixton, London and Yeovil, Somerset.

Working across a broad range of development sectors, they offer a comprehensive and collaborative design service to help deliver client's needs from concept to construction.

Due to ongoing growth and ambition, our client requires a Planning Consultant to join the busy town planning team in its Yeovil office.

The Role:

To act as Planning Consultant to provide professional written and verbal planning advice and opinion to both clients and other members of the team as required to ensure that company projects navigate the planning system smoothly.

Role Responsibilities:

? The preparation of a varied range of planning applications including outline, full and reserved matters applications, prior notifications, certificate of lawful use and discharge of planning conditions, including writing supporting documents.
? Project management of planning applications, including liaison with all members of the consultant team, local planning authority, third parties and other stakeholders in the planning process.
? Attending and speaking at public meetings on behalf of the client, such as parish council meetings, local authority committee meetings and public consultation events (public meetings are often held outside of normal working hours,).
? Attending site visits/meetings to undertake assessments on development opportunities and the preparation of feasibility reports or written advice.

? Preparation of fee proposals.
? Preparation and submission of planning appeals via written representations, informal hearing or public inquiry, including writing appeal statements and attending hearings and inquiries as expert witness.
? Researching all aspects of planning policy and law as required.

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