914. Compensation in respect of planning decisions.

A local planning authority1 is entitled to recover a sum equal to the compensation payable where it is liable to pay compensation2 and where the liability is attributable to certain planning decisions3.

Thus a local planning authority may recover such a sum from an air traffic licence holder4 where compensation is payable in relation to a planning decision which would not have been made but for the need to secure the safe and efficient operation of apparatus which is in the possession of a licence holder and is provided for the purpose of the activities authorised by the licence5. A