To make Enfield safer, cleaner and greener, we want to prevent and remove flyposters (illegal flyers, posters and stickers on street furniture) as quickly as possible.
How to report flyposting
Report it online or call us on 020 8379 1000.
We will investigate your report within 10 working days and inform you about its status.
Under Section 224 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, it is an offence to display an advertisement that contravenes the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007.
If the act is proven to be an offence, the offender is liable, on summary conviction, for a fine, currently not exceeding £2,500 or may receive a £100 Fixed Penalty Notice.
This provision applies to all types of unauthorised advertisements and not exclusively to fly-posting.
Under Section 225 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 we can require the removal of unlawful advertising.Section 132(2) of the Highways Act 1980 makes provision for the highway authority to remove any picture, letter, sign or other mark painted, ascribed or affixed on the surface of the highway, or any structure or works on or in the highway. This provision includes flyposting on street furniture and allows us to remove posters without notice.
This page was last updated on 21-Feb-2013.