Somerset County Council

Report an advertising sign on a pavement


We control unauthorised signs and goods displayed on a highway footway or pavement to ensure the safety of the public.

You can report an advertising sign on the highway footway or pavement using the button below.

When you contact us please provide

  • Your name and phone number, in case we need to contact you
  • Where the sign is, including the road name
  • Whether it is on the footway or highway
  • Whether it is outside a specific property 

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We respond to information received or inspections undertaken, and we remove any sign or goods that are a hazard as defined by our departmental policy.

When you report an obstruction we will inspect within 24 hours where resources permit. Action is determined by the nature of the obstruction and will be in accordance with our Somerset Highways Safety Inspection Manual.


Contact: Roads and Transport Team
Phone: 0300 123 2224

Opening Hours: Monday 8am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

If there is an urgent problem outside these hours and it is a risk to public safety please phone the police on 101.

If you need to visit a highway area office you can find the address of your local office here.

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