The Council’s Power to Request Property Repairs Through the Section 215 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1990
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This is a clever little trick up the sleeves of a Local Planning Authority to ensure property owners keep on top of their maintenance - that's serving a Section 215 notice under the Town & Country Planning Act 1990.
Although the planning system is mainly about gaining permission for new buildings and changes, this allows a planning authority to also step-in if needs be forcing a property owner to buck-up their ideas and get their property looking ship-shape.
It isn’t that common, but handy to know when it can apply and how to respond if you do ever receive such a formal notice.
In particular, there are three factors to note all beginning with the letter ‘R’:
1. The Receiving Party
They’re technically issued to the property owner...Write comment (0 Comments)