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Certificate of lawfulness

Can be issued by the local planning authority to describe the precise use, operation or building works on a site which is allowed without the need to apply for planning permission. Whether the development is lawful is defined in legislation under The Town & Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 and the Town & Country Planning Act 1990.