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Street Signs -Town and Country Planning Regulations

Class 10Advertisements for neighbourhood watch and similar schemes
Description10.  An advertisement displayed on or near highway land (but not in the window of a building), to give notice that a closed circuit television surveillance scheme, or a neighbourhood watch or similar scheme, established jointly by the [F20local policing body] and a local committee or other body of persons, is in operation in the area.
Conditions and Limitations(1) No advertisement may exceed 0.2 square metre in area.
(2) No advertisement may be displayed on highway land without the consent of the highway authority.
(3) The local planning authority shall, at least 14 days before the advertisement is first displayed, be given particulars in writing of the place at which it is to be displayed and a certificate:
(a)that the scheme has been properly established;
(b)that the [F20local policing body] has agreed to the display of the advertisement; and
(c)where relevant, that the consent of the highway authority has been given.(
4) The advertisement shall be removed within 14 days after:
(a)the relevant scheme ceases to operate;
(b)the relevant scheme ceases to be approved by the [F20local policing body];
(c)the highway authority withdraws its consent to its display.
(5) Illumination is not permitted.
(6) No character or symbol on the advertisement may be more than 0.75 metre in height, or 0.3 metre in an area of special control.
(7) No part of the advertisement may be more than 3.6 metres above ground level.

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