Principal Planning Officer
Join a growing team to deliver a growing place!
South Norfolk and Broadland Council have an ambitious growth agenda with some significant projects to deliver including large scale residential schemes and urban extensions, key employment sites including enterprise zones, and an emerging local plan for Greater Norwich to deliver against.
We recognise that the key to our success is our multi-disciplinary team and we are seeking to grow and expand our existing team.
This is a unique opportunity to drive, shape, influence and be at the forefront of creating high quality places and sustainable new communities.
We have various roles available in our newly expanded Development Management team covering a wide range of differing expertise, skills and experience to deal with the scale and level of work coming into the team.
What you could be part of...
We are an ambitious organisation and a dynamic, forward thinking, and proactive multi-disciplinary Development Management team; seeking to deliver against the growth agenda, shaping and creating sustainable communities and protecting and enhancing our rich cultural heritage and landscape.
Covering two council areas around the city of Norwich we have a large growth agenda to deliver against.
The two Councils receive circa 4000 planning applications year, covering a diverse area including urban areas, rural areas and vibrant market towns, and serve approximately 260,000 residents and 10,000 businesses across 161 parishes.
Our work therefore encompasses both urban and rural planning, residential, retail, commercial and agricultural development.
We also have a significant number of large-scale sites and projects to deliver across the two council areas including:
? Local Development Orders for employment areas to stimulate further economic growth;
? A number of Development Consent Orders for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs) including renewable energy, power distribution and hig