Planning and Development Act, 2000

Service of notice in relation to events.

233.—(1) Where a local authority has reason to believe that an event in respect of which a licence under section 230 is required is occurring or is likely to occur—

(a) without such a licence, or

(b) in contravention of the terms of such a licence,

the authority may serve a notice under this section.

(2) A notice may require, as appropriate—

(a) the immediate cessation of any event or the discontinuation or alteration of any preparations which are being made in relation to an event,

(b) the removal of any temporary buildings, structures, plant, machinery or the like from land which the authority believes is intended to be used as the location of an event, and

(c) the restoration of the land to its prior condition.

(3) Any person who fails to comply with the requirements of the notice served under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence.