[196D Offence of failing to obtain planning permission for demolition of unlisted etc buildings in conservation areas in England]
[196D Offence of failing to obtain planning permission for demolition of unlisted etc buildings in conservation areas in England]

[(1)     It is an offence for a person to carry out or cause or permit to be carried out relevant demolition without the required planning permission.

(2)     It is also an offence for a person to fail to comply with any condition or limitation subject to which planning permission for relevant demolition is granted.

(3)     In this section “relevant demolition” means the demolition of a building that—

(a)     is situated in a conservation area in England; and