Advice about Adverts and Signs
What is an advert?
The term “advert” covers a wide range of items, including:
- posters and notices
- fascia and projecting signs
- models and devices
- estate agent boards
- balloon advertising and flags
- traffic signs
- town and village noticeboards
Do I need consent to display an advert?
Some types of adverts will not need consent from the Council, so long as they meet certain conditions.
Other types of adverts may need consent granted by the Council. For these, you must submit an application
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If consent is needed, your application will be judged for its impact on ‘amenity’ (the area's visual appearance) and public safety.
If you are still uncertain about advertisement consent, you can apply for Pre-Application Advice