Planner vacancies

Find information about being a planner in Brighton & Hove, development projects and staff testimonials.

Make a real difference

Together with our Head of Planning, we are building on service improvements. We would like you to be a part of this significant transformation to provide a more modern, positive and efficient planning service.

As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to improve the service, develop your career and make a real difference in the city and beyond.

Our development projects

Brighton & Hove is undergoing great change. We are working with partners to deliver a number of major regeneration projects. 


Hear from our staff

"This is a really friendly place to work with great opportunities to work on exciting projects across the city. I'm very happy here." Principal Planning Officer (Applications Team)

"I enjoy working here. Brighton & Hove is an interesting and diverse place to live and work. As a Principal Planner, I regularly deal with strategically important major development proposals which can range from tall buildings to urban fringe extensions to schemes with complex heritage considerations. There is high demand for development in our city and I enjoy being a part of shaping its future." Principal Planning Officer

"These are exciting times for our city with many opportunities for growth and development. Come and be part of the team that will help make Brighton & Hove realise its potential." Councillor Julie Cattell (Chair of the Planning Committee)

More information

Explore what it’s like to work for us and find out about staff pay, pensions, training and excellent benefits such as flexible working and generous annual leave.

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