Hampshire County Councillor Sean Woodward has said there is no reprieve over the A-Boards but did confirm TVBC are investigating a licensing system.
Hampshire County Council’s Executive Member for Economy, Transport and Environment confirmed that the policy is still that traders have 28 days and that there is still zero tolerance.
He also confirmed that TVBC are investigating a licensing system for the boards and that he had exchanged many e-mails and had a conversation with the Leader and Chief Executive Officer of TVBC.
“Unauthorised display of advertisements on the public highway is a criminal offence. We will take action if we receive complaints” he said.
“Hampshire County Council will consider recovering the costs of removing the signs if the owners do not remove them.”