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Control of Outdoor Advertising and Graffiti, The

Control of Outdoor Advertising and Graffiti, The
Practice Area:  Planning Law
ISBN:  9780721917702
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  31 Mar 2009
Subscription Information:  Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Paperback
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Explaining all aspects of the law controlling signs, advertisements, billboards, fly-posting and graffiti, The Control of Outdoor Advertising and Graffiti:
  • Introduces the key elements of the law relating outdoor advertising and graffiti
  • Sets out the mechanics in place to control and regulate advertising and graffiti
  • Defines advertising and different categories of advertising
  • Looks at the process for obtaining consent for outdoor advertising, and where consent is deemed to have been given
  • Goes through enforcement procedures including removal of unauthorised advertising
  • Covers prosecutions and penalties
  • Reproduces relevant legislation, including the special rules applying in London


  1. General introduction
  2. The mechanics of control
  3. Basic concepts
  4. The purpose of control over outdoor advertising
  5. Consent for the display of advertisements
  6. The standard conditions
  7. Advertisements outside the scope of control
  8. Deemed consent for miscellaneous signs (Classes 1 and 2)
  9. Deemed consent for temporary advertisements (Classes 3 and 15)
  10. Deemed consent for advertisements at business premises or on flags (Classes 4 to 7)
  11. Deemed consent for advertising on hoardings and highway structures (Classes 8 to 11 and 16)
  12. Advertising displayed for at least ten years (Class 13)
  13. Directions restricting deemed consent
  14. Discontinuance of deemed consent
  15. Compensation for the removal of advertisements
  16. Applications for express consent
  17. Appeals and other remedies
  18. Revocation or modification of express consent
  19. Advertising in areas of special control
  20. Removal of unauthorised advertising
  21. Prosecution and penalty notices
  22. Advertising in Greater London
  23. Advertising and the Olympic Games
A. Town and Country Planning Act 1990
B. Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003
C. London Local Authorities Acts
D. Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations 2007
E. Discontinuance Notice Appeals
F. Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications [etc]) Regulations 1989
G. Government Guidance
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