Principal Planning Officer

Hyndburn Borough Council

Principal Planning Officer
Planning Policy
SCP 30-33
Salary £34,373 – £37,568
37 Hours

Over recent years we’ve established an impressive reputation as a Council with a strong sense of direction and an enviable record for improving services and getting things done.  In developing its local plan, the Council is now undertaking a review of its Core Strategy and developing a Site Allocations DPD which should be submitted to the Secretary of State later this year for examination. The Local Plan is key to the delivery our growth strategy with two major employment sites and a garden village planned in the Borough.

You should be a member of the RTPI and have at least 5 years post qualification experience, a significant proportion of which should be in planning policy.  You should have a good understanding of the social, environmental and economic issues facing Pennine Lancashire and how those issues have been translated into planning policy.  You should be highly motivated and have excellent communication skills with the ability to engage within the Council, with members of the public, an Inspector, developers and elected members.

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To apply for this role please use the application link below or send a CV with covering letter to

Closing Date: 5pm Wednesday 29 June 2022
Vacancy Ref: 2107A