Listed Buildings, Conservation Areas and Monuments (4th Revised edition)
By: Charles Mynors (author)Hardback
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A complete guide to this highly complex area of law, this book explains how buildings are listed and included in conservation areas, how planning controls apply to historic buildings and areas, what powers there are to bring about repairs, and what happens if works are carried out without consent. All relevant legislation and case law is considered in detail, including the recent changes brought in by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 and associated regulations and policy documents, along with over 150 new judicial decisions. In this edition, the author has included new, in-depth treatment of: * The extent of listing, including "curtilage" * VAT on works to listed buildings * World heritage sites * Criminal prosecution for unauthorised works The book includes procedural flowcharts, and valuable appendices containing precedents, sample conditions, sentencing levels and forthcoming changes to the law. There is also coverage of the new law on historic buildings in the Republic of Ireland.
Introduction. The international framework. Identifying and recording the cultural heritage: Listed buildings; The extent of listing; Conservation areas; Ancient monuments; Other forms of protection. Repairs, maintenance, finance and public acquisition: Duties of owners and occupiers of historic buildings; Grants, loans and tax concessions; Repairs and restoration: powers of public authorities; Acquisition of historic buildings and monuments by public authorities. Carrying out works to historic buildings and monuments: The need for consent; Applications procedures; Matters to be considered; Appeals and other remedies; Places of worship; Value Added Tax. Unauthorised works: Enforcement action; Criminal offences. Appendices: PPG 15: Planning and the Historic Environment; PPG 16: Archaeology and Planning; Key bodies and organisations; Forms and precedents; Conditions on listed building consents; Penalties for criminal offences; Possible changes to the law.
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4th Revised edition
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