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Town Planning Officers

Town planning officers direct or undertake the planning of the layout and the co-ordination of plans for the development of urban and rural areas.

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About this Career

£32,455

Average salary

New workers start around £18,222.25. Normal pay is £32,455 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £54,038.41.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Liaises with national and local government and other bodies to advise on urban and regional planning issues.
  • Examines and evaluates development proposals submitted and recommends acceptance, modification or rejection.
  • Drafts and presents graphic and narrative plans affecting the use of public and private land, housing and transport facilities.
  • Consults statutory bodies and other interested parties to ensure that local interests are catered for and to evaluate competing development proposals.
  • Analyses information to establish the nature, extent, growth rate and likely development requirements of the area.

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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