[171BA Time limits in cases involving concealment]
[171BA Time limits in cases involving concealment]

[(1)     Where it appears to the local planning authority that there may have been a breach of planning control in respect of any land in England, the authority may apply to a magistrates' court for an order under this subsection (a “planning enforcement order”) in relation to that apparent breach of planning control.

(2)     If a magistrates' court makes a planning enforcement order in relation to an apparent breach of planning control, the local planning authority may take enforcement action in respect of—

(a)     the apparent breach, or

(b)     any of the matters constituting the apparent breach,

at any time in the enforcement year.