225 Power to remove or obliterate placards and posters
225 Power to remove or obliterate placards and posters

(1)     Subject to subsections (2) and (3), the local planning authority may remove or obliterate any placard or poster—

(a)     which is displayed in their area; and

(b)     which in their opinion, is so displayed in contravention of regulations made under section 220.

(2)     Subsection (1) does not authorise the removal or obliteration of a placard or poster displayed within a building to which there is no public right of access.

(3)     Subject to subsection (4), where a placard or poster identifies the person who displayed it or caused it to be displayed, the local planning authority shall not exercise any power conferred by subsection (1) unless they have first given him notice in writing—

(a)     that in their opinion it is displayed in contravention of regulations made under section 220; and