Fly posting is the illegal posting of advertising materials (like posters) on building and street furniture (like lampposts and litter bins).

Report someone for fly posting

If you’ve witnessed fly posting you can report the person who did it. 

  Report someone for Fly posting

We can only remove fly posting on buildings and street furniture that we own.

Keep yourself safe

Your safety is important. Please don’t approach someone who is fly posting but instead report them to us.


Someone caught fly posting can be issued with a £75 Fixed Penalty Notice. If they are convicted at Court they could receive a bigger fine. Any business that features on fly posted materials can also face legal action.

Anyone wanting to advertise should do it legally. There are a number of legal advertising sites in Torbay e.g. bus shelters, billboards, telephone boxes, buses and taxis.