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What can a landowner do to challenge an enforcement notice issued in respect of a breach of planning? Can they take the authority to court?

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Published on LexisPSL on 01/08/2017

The following Planning Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • What can a landowner do to challenge an enforcement notice issued in respect of a breach of planning? Can they take the authority to court?
  • Enforcement notices
  • Appealing against an enforcement notice
  • Judicial review of appeal decision

Enforcement notices

Appealing against an enforcement notice

Any person who has an interest in the land to which an enforcement notice relates, or who is a relevant occupier, can appeal, whether or not they have been served with a copy of the notice.

An appeal must be received before the enforcement notice comes into effect (ie the date on the enforcement notice). This should be at least 28 days from the date of issue of the enforcement notice.

Under section 174(2) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 an appeal may be made on the grounds that:

  1. planning permission ought

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