Job vacancies


SO1/2 = £26,470 - £30,756 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and committed person to join our Planning Policy and Conservation team. As Senior Planning Officer you will work under the supervision of the Principal Planning Officer and play a key role in helping us prepare the Pendle Local Development Framework.

You will:

  • Prepare and review development plan policies and Supplementary Planning Documents for the Local Development Framework (LDF).
  • Carry out research and analysis to inform the evidence base for the LDF.
  • Prepare reports and make recommendations on a wide range of planning policy matters, for Council committees.
  • Maintain the Planning Policy GIS function
  • Prepare written evidence and appear as an expert witness on behalf of the Council Local Plan Examinations.
  • Oversee the monitoring of data relating to development activity in Pendle.
  • Deal with enquiries from developers, consultants and members of the public and supply planning policy comments on major planning applications.
  • Have experience of working on the preparation of a Local Plan.
  • Be a chartered town planner, or eligible for membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute.

For an informal chat, please contact John Halton on 01282 661330, or email

If you would like to apply for this vacancies:

Closing date for applications is Monday 3rd December 2018