[172A Assurance as regards prosecution for person served with notice]
[172A Assurance as regards prosecution for person served with notice]

[(1)     When, or at any time after, an enforcement notice is served on a person, the local planning authority may give the person a letter—

(a)     explaining that, once the enforcement notice had been issued, the authority was required to serve the notice on the person,

(b)     giving the person one of the following assurances—

(i)     that, in the circumstances as they appear to the authority, the person is not at risk of being prosecuted under section 179 in connection with the enforcement notice, or