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Definition: Certificate of Immunity: CoI

“The Secretary of State may, on the application of any person, issue a certificate stating that the Secretary of State does not intend to list a building situated in England."

"The issue of such a certificate in respect of a building shall –

(a) preclude the Secretary of State for a period of 5 years from the date of issue from exercising in relation to that building any of the powers conferred on him by section 1; and

(b) preclude the local planning authority for that period from serving a building preservation notice in relation to it.”

s6 Planning (Listed Building & Conservation Areas) Act 1990

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