Meaning of enforcement notice in English:

enforcement notice


English Law
  • A notification to remedy a breach of planning legislation.

    ‘On the 22nd March 1996 the Local Planning Authority issued an enforcement notice alleging breach of condition.’
    • ‘He appeared before the magistrates where he admitted breaching a planning enforcement notice related to his building contractor's yard near his home.’
    • ‘The local planning authority served an enforcement notice on them requiring them to remove the soil and to demolish the wall.’
    • ‘He pleaded not guilty to breaching an enforcement notice issued by council planners.’
    • ‘In brief, the enforcement notice concerned four former agricultural buildings, including two Dutch barns or similar, grouped around a yard.’