Apply for advertisement consent
Under the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations 2007, many outdoor advertisements require express consent from us before they can be lawfully displayed.
Further information is also available in a guide for advertisers on what needs consent and when applicants need to apply.
How to apply for consent
Apply online through the national Planning Portal and all your details will come directly through to us.
Fees for advertisement application
Regulation 9 of the Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) Regulations 1983 requires a fee to be paid to the council with the advertisement application. The fee is related to each site on which it is proposed to display one or more advertisements. The appropriate fee for the following categories of advertisement is:-
- advertisement displayed on business premises - £132
- advance signs, directing people to business premises in the locality - £132
- all other types of advertisement - £462
Period of consent
Normally the maximum period for which the council will grant consent is 5 years, but they have discretion to grant consent for a longer period. If consent is required for a specific period of more or less than 5 years, this requirement should be stated in reply to the appropriate question on the form.
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Last updated Friday, 24th March 2023
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