[70C Power to decline to determine retrospective application]
[70C Power to decline to determine retrospective application]

[(1)     A local planning authority . . . may decline to determine an application for planning permission [or permission in principle] for the development of any land if granting planning permission for the development would involve granting, whether in relation to the whole or any part of the land to which a pre-existing enforcement notice relates, planning permission in respect of the whole or any part of the matters specified in the enforcement notice as constituting a breach of planning control.