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Definition: Listed Building Consent: LBC

Consent from the local planning authority (or in some circumstances the Secretary of State) for the demolition of a listed building or the carrying out of any works for the alteration or extension of a listed building in any manner that would affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest. Failure to obtain consent when it is needed is a criminal offence.

s8 Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

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