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

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Advertisements on hoardings relating to building operations

8.  In Part I of Schedule 3 after Class 10 add the following—

CLASS 11Advertisements for neighbourhood watch schemes
DescriptionAn advertisement displayed on or near a road (but not in the window of a building), to give notice that a neighbourhood watch scheme approved by the Royal Ulster Constabulary is in operation in the area.

(a)No such advertisement may exceed 0.2 square metre in area.

(b)The Department 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 issued by the Royal Ulster Constabulary—

(i)that the scheme has been approved by the Royal Ulster Constabulary;

(ii)that the Royal Ulster Constabulary has agreed to the display of the advertisement.

(c)Any such advertisement shall be removed within 14 days after—

(i)the relevant scheme ceases to operate;

(ii)the relevant scheme ceases to be approved by the Royal Ulster Constabulary.

(d)Illumination is not permitted.

(e)No part of the advertisement may be more than 3.6 metres above ground level..

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