Advertisements and Signs
The Council is responsible for deciding
whether particular outdoor advertisements or signs can be displayed
in Melton Borough.
The advertisement control system is designed
to ensure outdoor advertisements and signs do not harm the
attractive environment or cause highway safety problems. The
advertisement control system is based on rules laid down in the
and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) Regulations
A Government booklet "Outdoor
Advertisements and Signs, A Guide for
Advertisers” explains how the advertisement
control system works. This booklet can be downloaded from the
Communities and Local Government website.
What is an Advertisement?
The planning definition of an advertisement
includes posters, notices, placards, A-boards, estate agents
boards, banners, fascia signs, projecting signs, pole signs, canopy
signs, directional signs, price displays, signage on vehicles and
captive balloons, and flags, whether or not they are