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Refusal of Consents

Refusal of Consents Under the Control of Advertisement Regulations 1992

If we refuse consent for you to display an advertisement, you can Appeal to the Secretary of State. This application must be made in writing within 8 weeks of the date of the Decision Notice. The Secretary of State will then review the application and may allow or dismiss the appeal.

Appeal Forms

Appeals against refusal of consent under the Advertisement Regulations must be made in writing to:

The Planning Inspectorate,
3/15 Eagle Wing,
Temple Quay House,
2 The Square,
Temple Quay,
Bristol BS1 6PN.

Appellants must sent the Secretary of State copies of:

  • The application form made to the Council.
  • All relevant plans, drawings, particulars and documents submitted with the application including any certificate of ownership.
  • The Decision Notice issued by the Council.
  • All other relevant documents and correspondence with the Council. 

Penalty for Contravention

If your appeal is dismissed and you will not be allowed to display the advertisement. If this is disregarded then you may be liable for a fine of up to £1000 and in the case of a continuing offence an additional £100 per day until it is removed.

Further information can be obtained from the Planning Inspectorate Website.

Page last updated: 20/01/2017