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Historic Environment (Wales) Act 2023

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123Power of planning authority to issue enforcement notice
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(1)A planning authority may issue an enforcement notice if it considers—

(a)that works which involve a breach of section 88 (requirement for works to be authorised) or of a condition subject to which listed building consent has been granted have been or are being carried out in relation to a listed building in its area, and

(b)that it is appropriate to issue the notice, having regard to the effect of the works on the character of the building as a building of special architectural or historic interest.

(2)An enforcement notice must—

(a)specify the alleged breach, and

(b)require steps specified in the notice to be taken for one or more of the purposes set out in subsection (3).

(3)The purposes are—

(a)restoring the listed building to its condition before the breach took place,

(b)if the planning authority considers that restoration would not be reasonably practicable or would be undesirable, carrying out further works to alleviate the effect of the breach, or

(c)putting the building in the condition it would have been in if the terms of any listed building consent for the works to which the notice relates (including any conditions attached to the consent) had been complied with.

(4)Where an enforcement notice imposes a requirement under subsection (3)(b), listed building consent is to be treated as having been granted for any works carried out in compliance with the requirement.

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