- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 10 Sep 2014
Deemed consent for advertisements
The term ‘deemed consent’ refers to the automatic consent permitted for types of advertisements listed in Schedule 3 of the Town and Country Planning (Control of Advertisements) (England) Regulations 2007.
There are 17 classes of advertisement in Schedule 3, each of which has its own criteria and conditions that must be satisfied. If the relevant conditions are not satisfied, then express consent is required from the local planning authority. In addition, local planning authorities can apply to the government for a regulation 7 direction to remove or restrict deemed consent for a particular area.
Advertisements listed in Schedule 1 of the regulations are permitted without consent from the local planning authority. Advertisements not listed in Schedule 1 or 3, or listed in Schedule 3 but not complying with the conditions, require ‘express consent’ from the local planning authority. See advertisement consent for more information.
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki.
- Advertisement consent.
- Letting boards regulation 7 direction.
- Listed buildings.
- Planning permission.
- Statutory approvals.
 External references.
Featured articles and news
BSRIA study reveals strong growth in 2018.
Dame Judith Hackitt confirmed as keynote speaker – one year on from the Hackitt Report.
Save £100 on tickets.
Modern slavery in the construction sector.
What to bear in mind when claiming damages in construction.
How do we achieve sustainable clean-water infrastructure for all?
What you should know when appointing an architect.
A brief history plus some new developments.
How computational fluid dynamics (CFD) helps building design.
The Hong Kong Harbour Area Treatment Scheme (HATS).
'Expressions of interest' for construction contracts.