Assistant Director for Planning and Environment

Tim Burton, Assistant Director – Planning and Environment, joined Taunton Deane in 2000 having previously worked in the Planning Department of two other Somerset Councils (Mendip and Sedgemoor).

He started his Taunton Deane career as an Area Planning Officer dealing with planning applications in the Taunton area before taking on responsibility for managing the Planning Application service.

He has led the wider Planning team including the Planning Policy and Housing Enabling functions. In his role he retains the position of Chief Planning Officer, whilst also taking responsibility for major regeneration schemes and infrastructure strategy and delivery.

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Post details

Grade: Assistant Director

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £60,000 spot salary

Contact details


Phone: 01823 358403