253 Procedure in anticipation of planning permission
253 Procedure in anticipation of planning permission

(1)     Where—

(a)     the Secretary of State [or the council of a London borough] would, if planning permission for any development had been granted under Part III, have power to make an order under section 247 or 248 authorising the stopping up or diversion of a highway in order to enable that development to be carried out, . . .

(b)     . . .

then, notwithstanding that such permission has not been granted, the Secretary of State [or, as the case may be, the council of the London borough] may publish notice of the draft of such an order in accordance with section 252.

[(1A)     Where—