[171C Power to require information about activities on land]
[171C Power to require information about activities on land]

[(1)     Where it appears to the local planning authority that there may have been a breach of planning control in respect of any land, they may serve notice to that effect (referred to in this Act as a “planning contravention notice”) on any person who—

(a)     is the owner or occupier of the land or has any other interest in it; or

(b)     is carrying out operations on the land or is using it for any purpose.

(2)     A planning contravention notice may require the person on whom it is served to give such information as to—

(a)     any operations being carried out on the land, any use of the land and any other activities being carried out on the land; and

(b)     any matter relating to the conditions or limitations subject to which any planning permission in respect of the land has been granted,

as may be specified in the notice.