What is flyposting?
Flyposting is the illegal and unauthorised placing of any sign, poster or sticker advertising or promoting an event or commercial activity on any street sign, public utility street cabinets or on private premises.
Cotswold District Council is responsible for the removal of flyposting from Council property on the public highway. Public utilities e.g. telecom industry, public transport are responsible for removing flyposting from their property.
It is the responsibility of the property owner to remove such items fixed to private property.
Who can I report flyposting to?
Community Environment Officers and street cleansing operatives employed by Cotswold District Council regularly monitors streets within the District for illegal signs and will remove when found. In addition, a graffiti removal team will also undertake regular inspections of streets to remove any illegal signs found, or reported by residents
Enquiries are made with the source of these advertisements who are strongly advised to refrain from this illegal activity and that any future repetition may result in prosecution.
Public utilities and private owners are notified of any complaints about flyposting on their properties with a request for removal of these items.
You can report such instances or seek further information please use the contact details below or report it online using our Report a flyposting problem form.