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Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 140: Contents and effect of enforcement notice

An enforcement notice must state the breach of planning control which is alleged and what action is required to remedy this.  A timeframe must be stated in the notice during which time all actions to remedy the breach must be completed. A council or the Department has the flexibility to require only partial remedy of a breach of planning control where, at the time of enforcement, a total remedy is not considered necessary.

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