Search Legislation

The Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Regulation 1(3)

SCHEDULE 1CLASSES OF ADVERTISEMENT TO WHICH PARTS 2 AND 3 DO NOT APPLY

This schedule has no associated Explanatory Memorandum
(1)(2)
Description of advertisementConditions, limitations and interpretation
CLASS A
An advertisement displayed on enclosed land.

1.  The advertisement is not readily visible from outside the enclosed land or from any place to which the public have a right of access.

2.  For the purposes of Class A, “enclosed land” includes—

(a)any railway station (and its yards) or bus station, together with its forecourt, whether enclosed or not; but does not include any public park, public garden or other land held for the use or enjoyment of the public, or (except as specified above) any enclosed railway land normally used for the carriage of passengers or goods by rail;

(b)any sports stadium; and

(c)any shopping mall or covered shopping arcade other than an historic shopping arcade.

3.  In paragraph 2(c) “historic shopping arcade” means a group of buildings—

(a)of which more than 50%—

(i)are litsted buildings within the meaning of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (whether listed individually or for their group value); or

(ii)are located within a conservation area within the meaning of that Act; and

(b)in more than 50% of which at least 75% of the ground floor is used for retail purposes.

CLASS B
An advertisement displayed on or in a vehicle normally employed as a moving vehicle.The vehicle is not used principally for the display of advertisements.
CLASS C
An advertisement incorporated in the fabric of a building.

1.  The building or any external face of it is not used principally for the display of advertisements.

2.  For the purposes of Class C—

(a)an advertisement fixed to, or painted on, a building is not to be regarded as incorporated in its fabric;

(b)a hoarding or similar structure is to be regarded as a building used principally for the display of advertisements.

CLASS D
An advertisement displayed on an article for sale or on the container in, or from which, an article is sold.

1.  The advertisement refers only to the article for sale.

2.  The advertisement may not be illuminated.

3.  It may not exceed 0.1 square metre in area.

4.  For the purpose of Class D, “article” includes a gas or liquid.

CLASS E
An advertisement relating specifically to a pending Parliamentary, European Parliamentary or local government election or a referendum under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000(1).The advertisement shall be removed within 14 days after the close of the poll in the election or referendum to which it relates.
CLASS F
An advertisement required to be displayed by Standing Orders of either House of Parliament or by any enactment or any condition imposed by any enactment on the exercise of any function.

1.  If the advertisement would, if it were not within this Class, fall within any Class in Schedule 3, any conditions imposed on that Class as to size, height or number of advertisements displayed, shall apply to it.

2.  In a case to which paragraph 1 does not apply, the size, height, and number of advertisements displayed shall not exceed what is necessary to achieve the purpose for which the advertisement is required.

3.  The advertisement may not be displayed after—

(a)the expiry of the period during which it is required or authorised to be displayed, or

(b)if there is no such period, 14 days after its purpose has been satisfied.

CLASS G
A traffic sign(2).
CLASS H

(a)Any country’s national flag;

(b)The flag of the Commonwealth, the European Union or the United Nations;

(c)The flag of any English county;

(d)The flag of any saint.

1.  Neither the flag nor the flagstaff may display any advertisement or subject matter additional to the design of the flag.

2.  An advertisement within paragraph (d) of this Class may be displayed only in the county with which the saint is associated.

CLASS I
An advertisement displayed inside a building.

1.  The advertisement may not be illuminated.

2.  No part of the advertisement may be within1 metre of any external door, window or other opening, through which it is visible from outside the building.

(2)

See the definition in regulation 2(1).

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Instrument and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Instrument accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Statutory Instrument or Draft Statutory Instrument laid before Parliament from June 2004 onwards.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources