launches new 'zero tolerance policy' on fly posting
District Council hopes to stamp out flyposting in the Burnham-On-Sea
area by adopting a new 'zero tolerance' policy and hefty fines.
numerous complaints, Sedgemoor says it is to begin issuing fines
of up to £2,500 to those that flout its rules.
Sedgemoor's Enforcement Officer, Nick Garnett, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We will be particularly vigilant against posters or notices
put on street furniture."
future, fixed penalty notices will be issued to poeple responsible
for the placement of posters and, in some cases, the promoters
notice at a cost of £75 will be issued for every item, so
if ten posters are put up and the person culpable is identified,
then this will mean ten penalty notices will be issued, equating
to the total sum of a £750 fine."
is one of several advertising signs besides roads in the Burnham
and Highbridge area which the district council wants to get removed