The uncontrolled proliferation of billboards
is a telltale sign of poor governance.
Two-judge bench has taken up suo motu case related to installation of huge billboards
In October 2018, the Supreme Court had ordered the removal of billboards
from public places across the country.
Citizens have demanded immediate removal of all such illegally installed billboards
from different markets of the city.
On appeal, the District acknowledged that a billboard
and its structure cannot be considered as part of an assessment of property, but that nevertheless the sign-and-sign-structure exclusion does not preclude assessment of the land on which a billboard
sits and the consideration of income derived from a billboard
lease of that land.
Some rogue companies cut trees on roads to improve the visibility of their billboards
class="MsoNormalThe MP, who harbours presidential ambitions and plans to vie against Deputy President William Ruto in 2022, had put up two billboards
next to those erected by the Council of Governors.
'I'm calling on the candidates especially candidate Tolentino whose billboard
is still there in Pasay and I see that billboard
every time I go to the airport,' she noted.
According to the Governor, the Law Maker destroyed the billboard
at his campaign office to draw the attention of government to himself.
As chairman of the Senate economic affairs committee, Gatchalian said the MMDA should be more vigilant in enforcing the guidelines on billboards
and outdoor advertising signs they implemented beginning in 2012.
He also asked under which authority were billboards
installed within the administrative jurisdiction of railways and Parks and Horticulture Authority in Lahore, observing that it cannot be done on public property.
The directives came from Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar in a hearing pertaining to the billboards
in Lahore, to which he stated that orders for removal of billboards
were issued for Karachi earlier, which would also be made imposed on other cities as well.