Why it may get harder to escape enforcement on grounds of continuous use

If a property has been put to an unauthorised use continuously for four years, then its owner can claim immunity from planning enforcement. But, if for some of that time it was not recognisably in that unauthorised use, then immunity does not apply, the High Court has confirmed.

by Adam Branson
Islington Council: High Court criticised inspector for having "misapplied" the law
Islington Council: High Court criticised inspector for having "misapplied" the law

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