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Planning (Control of Advertisements) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Flag advertisements

6.  In Part I of Schedule 3 for Class 7 substitute—

CLASS 7Flag advertisements

(1) Description

An advertisement in the form of a flag attached to a single flagstaff projecting from the roof of a building.

(a)No advertisement is permitted other than one—

(i)bearing the name and/or device of any person occupying the building; or

(ii)referring to a specific event (other than the offering of named goods for sale) of limited duration, which is taking place in the building, for the duration of that event.

(b)No character or symbol on the flag may be more than 0.3 metre in height.

(2) Description

An advertisement in the form of a flag attached to a single flagstaff erected on a site which forms part of an area of land in respect of which planning permission has been granted for development of which the only principal component is residential development and on which—


operations for the construction of houses are in progress pursuant to that permission; or


such operations having been completed, at least one of the houses remains unsold.


(a)No such advertisement is permitted within a conservation area, an area of outstanding natural beauty or a National Park.

(b)The number of such advertisements on the land concerned shall not exceed—

(i)where the aggregate number of houses on that land does not exceed 10, one;

(ii)where the aggregate number of houses on that land exceeds 10 but does not exceed 100, two;

(iii)where the aggregate number of houses on that land exceeds 100, three.

(c)No part of the flagstaff may be more than 4.6 metres above ground level.

(d)No flag shall exceed 2 square metres in area.

(e)No such advertisement shall be displayed after the expiration of the period of one year commencing on the day on which building operations on the land concerned have been substantially completed..

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