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Town and Country Planning Act 1971

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Part IIRevocation of Listed Building Consent

10(1)If it appears to the local planning authority, having regard to the development plan and to any other material considerations, that it is expedient to revoke or modify listed building consent in respect of any works to a building, being consent granted on an application made under Part I of this Schedule, the authority, subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, may by order revoke or modify the consent to such extent as (having regard to those matters), they consider expedient.

(2)Except as provided in paragraph 12 of this Schedule, an order under this paragraph shall not take effect unless it is confirmed by the Secretary of State ; and the Secretary of State may confirm any such order submitted to him either without modification or subject to such modifications as he considers expedient.

(3)Where a local planning authority submit an order to the Secretary of State for confirmation under this paragraph, the authority shall serve notice on the owner and on the occupier of the building affected and on any other person who in their opinion will be affected by the order; and if within such period as may be specified in that notice (not being less than twenty-eight days after the service thereof) any person on whom the notice is served so requires, the Secretary of State, before confirming the order, shall afford to that person and to the local planning authority an opportunity of appearing before, and being heard by, a person appointed by the Secretary of State for the purpose.

(4)The power conferred by this paragraph to revoke or modify listed building consent in respect of any works may be exercised at any time before those works have been completed, but the revocation or modification shall not affect so much of those works as has been previously carried out.

11(1)If it appears to the Secretary of State, after consultation with the local planning authority, to be expedient that an order under paragraph 10 of this Schedule should be made, he may give directions to the authority requiring them to submit to him such an order for his confirmation, or may himself make such an order; and any order so made by the Secretary of State shall have the like effect as if it had been made by the authority and confirmed by the Secretary of State under that paragraph.

(2)The provisions of paragraph 10 of this Schedule shall have effect, subject to any necessary modifications, in relation to any proposal by the Secretary of State to make such an order by virtue of this paragraph, in relation to the making thereof by the Secretary of State and in relation to the service of copies thereof as so made.

12(1)The following provisions shall have effect where the local planning authority have made an order under paragraph 10 of this Schedule but have not submitted the order to the Secretary of State for confirmation by him, and—

(a)the owner and occupier of the land and all persons who in the authority's opinion will be affected by the order have notified the authority in writing that they do not object to the order; and

(b)it appears to the authority that no claim for compensation is likely to arise under section 172 of this Act on account of the order.

(2)The authority shall advertise in the prescribed manner the fact that the order has been made, and the advertisement shall specify—

(a)the period (not being less than twenty-eight days from the date on which the advertisement first appears) within which persons affected by the order may give notice to the (Secretary of State that they wish for an opportunity of appearing before, and being heard by, a person appointed by the Secretary of State for the purpose ; and

(b)the period (not being less than fourteen days from the expiration of the period referred to in paragraph (a) of this sub-paragraph) at the expiration of which, if no such notice is given to the Secretary of State, the order may take effect by virtue of this paragraph and without being confirmed by the Secretary of State.

(3)The authority shall also serve notice to the same effect on the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) of this paragraph, and the notice shall include a statement to the effect that no compensation is payable under section 172 of this Act in respect of an order under paragraph 10 of this Schedule which takes effect by virtue of this paragraph and without being confirmed by the Secretary of State.

(4)The authority shall send a copy of any advertisement published under sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph to the Secretary of State, not more than three days after the publication.

(5)If within the period referred to in sub-paragraph (2)(a) of this paragraph no person claiming to be affected by the order has given notice to the Secretary of State as aforesaid and the Secretary of State has not directed that the order be submitted to him for confirmation, the order shall, at the expiration of the period referred to in sub-paragraph (2)(b) of this paragraph, take effect by virtue of this paragraph and without being confirmed by the Secretary of State as required by paragraph 10(2) of this Schedule.

(6)This paragraph does not apply to an order revoking or modifying a listed building consent granted by the Secretary of State.

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