All unauthorised advertisement hoardings and banners in the city should be removed within a week by those who have put up the same, Collector Jayashree Muralidharan has said.

Pointing out that the Corporation has already removed unauthorised hoardings as per Supreme Court and High Court directives earlier,

Ms.Muralidharan said hoardings and banners have been put up in some places without authorisation.

Expenditure

If the hoardings were not removed within the Corporation limits and other parts of the district, they would be removed by the authorities and expenditure incurred for the same would be collected from the advertisers concerned.

Hoardings should be put only after obtaining permission from the Collector after paying the requisite charges, she said in a communication.