Fly-posting is illegal, spoils both public and private property
and can be very costly to remove. Fly-posting is the unauthorised
placing of advertising - usually posters or stickers .
Amber Valley Borough Council has powers under the Clean
Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 and Environmental
Protection Act 1990, and Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to
enforce offences of this nature.
If Fly- Posting is witnessed then a Fixed Penalty Notices (FPN)
for Fly-Posting can be issued under the Anti Social Behaviour Act
2003. Also the offence can be prosecuted through a magistrates
We are responsible for reducing and controlling fly-posting in
the Borough through education and enforcement. We will enforce
removal /or remove ourselves any fly-posters from public buildings,
street furniture and monuments.
Other items such as telephone boxes, bus shelters and
electricity boxes are the responsibility of the company that has
placed them there.
Fly-posting is a criminal offence. If you are caught fly-posting
we, or the police, can issue a Fixed Penalty Notice of £80.
Please help us by:
- Reporting all instances of fly-posting
- Not fly-posting
How do I report fly-posting?
Fly-posting can be reported by telephone on 01773
841335, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also report an incident of fly-posting using our
online submission form below below. Please note, we do
request that you include your name and telphone number in your
submission, however these details will not be passed on to any
other person, they will only be used to contact you if we require
further information on the details you have reported. Thank