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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE ACT ON THE MANAGEMENT OF OUTDOOR ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC. AND PROMOTION OF OUTDOOR ADVERTISEMENT INDUSTRY

Presidential Decree No. 27299, jun. 30, 2016

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27464, Aug. 29, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27806, Jan. 26, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 27971, Mar. 29, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28019, May 8, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28527, Dec. 29, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28553, Dec. 29, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 28686, Feb. 27, 2018

CHAPTER I GENERAL PROVISIONS
 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to provide for the matters delegated by the Act on the Management of Outdoor Advertisements, etc. and Promotion of Outdoor Advertisement Industry and the matters necessary for the enforcement thereof. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 2 (Objects, etc. of Display of Outdoor Advertisements)
(1) The term "transportation facilities or means of transportation prescribed by Presidential Decree" in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act on the Management of Outdoor Advertisements, etc. and Promotion of Outdoor Advertisement Industry (hereafter referred to as the "Act") means those listed in the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 27971, Mar. 29, 2017>
1. Following transportation facilities:
(a) Underpass;
(b) Railroad station;
(c) Subway station;
(d) Airports;
(e) Ports;
(f) National express highway;
2. Following means of transportation:
(a) Rolling stock defined in subparagraph 4 of Article 3 of the Framework Act on Railroad Industry Development (hereafter referred to as "rolling stock") and urban rolling stock under the Urban Railroad Act (hereafter referred to as "urban rolling stock");
(b) Motor vehicle defined in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Motor Vehicle Management Act;
(c) Steam ship and sail ship defined in Article 1-2 (1) 1 and 2 of the Ship Act (hereafter referred to as "ship");
(d) Aircraft and ultra light flying equipment defined in subparagraphs 1 and 3 of Article 2 of the Aviation Safety Act (hereafter referred to as “aircraft, etc.”).
(2) “Those provide information or advertisement by using digital display, which are prescribed by Presidential Decree” in subparagraph 1 of Article 2 of the Act means outdoor advertisements, etc. which modifies the details of information and advertisement anytime by giving variety to screen pictures and shapes by flickering or exposing lights with use of digital display (referring to a device which displays the contents of advertisement in flat or three-dimensional form by using electric or electronic control; hereinafter the same shall apply). <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 3 (Classification of Outdoor Advertisements)
Outdoor advertisements (hereinafter referred to as "advertisements") shall be classified as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Signboards using walls: Those listed in the following:
(a) Those displaying letters, diagrams, etc. made and installed as a plate or in three-dimensional shapes with a wooden, acrylic, metallic material or digital display plate, etc. which are stuck or displayed horizontally on the wall surfaces of a buildings, facilities, shops, business offices, etc., outside of a glass wall, a rooftop rail, etc.;
(b) Those displaying letters, diagrams, etc. which are displayed horizontally on the wall surfaces, outer surface of a glass wall, a rooftop rail, etc. of buildings, facilities, shops, business offices, etc., by paints and, cloth, paper, vinyl, plastic tape, etc. showing color tones;
(c) Advertisements displaying the trade name, name of the oil refinery, etc. on the surface of awnings of facilities for filling gasoline or LPG at the gas or LPG filling stations or displaying the trade name in a hanging manner;
2. Deleted; <by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
3. Protruding signboards: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on a wooden, acrylic or a metallic plate, etc. or advertisements such as signs, etc. of barber’s and hairdresser’s shops, both of which are stuck onto the wall of a building in a protruding manner;
4. Public performance signboards: Advertisements displaying letters, paintings, etc., on wooden, acrylic, metallic or digital display panels, etc., to announce performances or movies, or setting up models, etc. of the original, both of which are displayed on a wall of the performing hall;
5. Rooftop signboards: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on a triangular, square, round or other shapes of billboards which are set up on the rooftop of buildings, or advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. which are displayed directly on rooftop structures, such as an elevator tower, stairs tower, watch tower, decorative tower, roof tower, etc.;
6. Prop-supported signboards:
(a) Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on wooden, acrylic, metallic or digital display panel, etc., which is attached on a prop separately set up on the ground;
(b) Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. directly on the column surfaces of billboards, such as triangular, quadrangular or cylindrical columns, which are separately set up;
(c) Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on facilities set up in the form of a prop to cover military facilities, major railroad facilities requiring security, construction sites, etc.;
6-2. Standing signboards: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on a billboard made of wooden, acrylic materials, or materials prescribed by municipal ordinance, which is not fixed but leaning against the wall of a building or standing on the ground;
7. Placards: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on a piece of cloth, paper or vinyl by hanging them on the wall of a building, etc., a prop, billboards, or other facilities;
8. Advertising balloons: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on balloons made of vinyl, etc., which are set up on the rooftop or on the ground, or hanging in the air;
9. Posters: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on a piece of paper or vinyl, which is attached on the designated bulletin board or poster board or other facilities;
10. Leaflets: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on a piece of paper or vinyl and distributed outdoors;
11. Advertisements using public facilities: Advertisements displayed on artificial structures or convenience facilities, which are set up for public purposes;
12. Advertisements using transportation facilities: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. or advertisements displayed on a billboard made of wood, acryl, metallic materials or digital display panel, etc., both of which are placed at the transportation facilities referred to in items of Article 2 (1) 1;
13. Advertisements using means of transportation: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams etc. on an acrylic, metallic materials or digital display panel, etc., affixed to the exterior of the means of transportation referred to in items of Article 2 (1) 2 or displayed directly by paints on such means of transportation;
14. Advertising towers: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on the surface of a tower set up in certain places, such as on the street;
15. Arched advertisements: Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on doorframe-like or semicircular billboards set up in certain places such as on the street;
16. Advertisements using windows: Those listed in the following:
(a) Advertisements displaying letters, diagrams, etc. made and installed as a plate or in three-dimensional shapes with a wooden, acrylic, metallic materials or digital display panel, etc. which are stuck or displayed inside glass walls, or on windows or doors of buildings, facilities, shops, business offices, etc.;
(b) Those displaying letters, diagrams, etc. which are displayed horizontally inside glass walls, or on windows or doors of buildings, facilities, shops, business offices, etc., by paint, cloth, paper, vinyl, plastic tape, etc.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 3-2 (Subjects to Application and Display of Digital Advertisements)
Digital advertisements may be applied or displayed only for advertisements falling under subparagraphs 1, 4 through 6, 11 through 13 or 16 of Article 13.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
CHAPTER II PERMISSION AND REPORT
 Article 4 (Advertisements and Billboards Subject to Permission)
(1) Advertisements to be displayed or set up (hereafter referred to as "displayed" or "display") after obtaining permission pursuant to the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016, Presidential Decree No. 28527, De. 29, 2017>
1. Signboards using walls under subparagraph 1 of Article 3 (hereafter “horizontal signboards”) that fall under any of the following:
(a) Horizontal signboards the length of one side of which is not less than 10 meters;
(b) Horizontal signboards set up on the surfaces of walls, etc. of the fourth or above floor of a building, land, facility, shop, etc., which display advertisements of other companies (referring to the advertisements displaying content with no relation to a person using the building; hereafter the same shall apply);
2. Protruding signboards under subparagraph 3 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "protruding signboards"): Provided, That those falling under any of the following shall be excluded therefrom:
(a) The signs, etc. of medical institutions and pharmacies (referring to signs, etc. displayed with the sign "+" or "medicine"; hereafter the same shall apply) or signs, etc. of barber’s and hairdresser’s shops;
(b) Signboards the upper end of which stands less than five meters high from the ground;
(c) Signboards the area of one side of which is less than one square meter;
3. Public performance signboards under subparagraph 4 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "public performance signboards") that are first displayed;
4. Rooftop signboards under subparagraph 5 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "rooftop signboards");
5. Prop-supported signboards under subparagraph 6 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as “prop-supported signboards”) the upper end of which stands not less than four meters high from the ground;
6. Advertising balloons under subparagraph 8 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "advertising balloons");
7. Advertisements using public facilities under subparagraph 11 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "advertisements using public facilities");
8. Advertisements using transportation facilities under subparagraph 12 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "advertisements using transportation facilities"): Provided, That those displayed inside the facilities of underpasses, subway stations, railroad stations, airports, or ports shall be excluded therefrom;
9. Following advertisements using means of transportation among those under subparagraph 13 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "advertisements using means of transportation"):
(a) Commercial motor vehicles under the Passenger Transport Service Act (hereafter referred to as "commercial motor vehicle");
(b) Business trucks under the Trucking Transport Business Act (hereafter referred to as "business trucks");
(c) Airships among aircraft, etc. (hereafter referred to as "airships");
(d) Small-size or lightweight freight motor vehicles used to sell food on the move from among freight motor vehicles under the Article 3 (1) 3 of the Motor Vehicle Management Act and special motor vehicles for specialized work to sell food on the move from among special motor vehicles under the subparagraph 4 of the same Article (hereinafter referred to as “food truck”);
10. advertising towers under subparagraph 14 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "advertising towers");
11. Arched advertisements under subparagraph 15 of Article 3 (hereafter referred to as "arched advertisements");
12. Following advertisements among those using electricity:
(a) Advertisements, displayed by directly exposing the luminous source, whose contents do not change, among advertisements using the kinds of neons (referring to those displaying letters or shapes by inserting such gases as mercury, neon, argon, etc. inside glass tubes; hereafter the same shall apply), or advertisements using electric signs (referring to those utilizing luminescence devices such as light emitting diode, liquid crystal display, etc.; hereafter the same shall apply);
(b) Digital advertisements whose contents such as screen pictures change anytime in two-dimensional by utilizing the kind of neons or electric signs;
(c) Digital advertisements whose contents change anytime spatially or in three-dimensional by using digital holograms, electron beams, etc.
(2) Billboards to be set up after obtaining permission pursuant to the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Billboards for setting up advertisements set forth in subparagraphs of paragraph (1);
2. Billboards for placards, the area of which exceeds 30 square meters, respectively.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 5 (Advertisements and Billboards Subject to Report)
(1) Advertisements subject to report before display pursuant to the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act shall be as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Signboards using walls falling under any of the following: Provided, That those falling under subparagraphs 1 and 12 of Article 4 (1) shall be excluded:
(a) Those the area of which is not less than five square meters: Provided, That those displayed on both sides of an entrance of a building vertically shall be excluded;
(b) Those displayed on the fourth or higher floor of a building;
2. Deleted; <by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
3. Public performance signboards, excluding those first displayed;
4. Protruding signboards falling under any of the items of Article 4 (1) 2;
5. Prop-supported signboards the upper end of which stands less than four meters high from the ground;
5-2. Standing signboards referred to in subparagraph 6-2 of Article 3;
6. Placards (including streetlight suspenders);
7. Advertisements by means of transportation, excluding those subject to permission under Article 4 (1) 9;
8. Posters;
9. Leaflets.
(2) Billboards subject to report for displaying under the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act shall be those for setting up advertisements set forth in subparagraphs of paragraph (1): Provided, That the billboards for placards the area of which exceeds 30 square meters, respectively, shall be excluded therefrom.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 6 (Areas, Places, and Objects Subject to Permission or Report)
(1) "Areas adjacent thereto prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 3 (1) 5 of the Act means the areas situated within one kilometer in straight line distance from the boundary of the roads, railroads, airports, ports, tracks, or rivers, which are directly visible from the height of two meters above ground of such boundary.
(2) "Means of transportation prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 3 (1) 6 of the Act means the items under subparagraph 2 of Article 2:
(3) "Areas, places, and objects prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 3 (1) 7 of the Act means the following areas, places, and objects: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. District unit planning zone under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. Tourist destinations or tourism complexes under the Tourism Promotion Act;
3. Other areas, places, and objects publicly notified by the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, Metropolitan City Mayor, Special Self-Governing City Mayor, Do Governor or a Special Self-Governing Province Governor (hereafter referred to as "Mayor/Do Governor") after going through deliberation of the committee for deliberation on outdoor advertisements established in the relevant Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, or Special Self-Governing Province (hereafter referred to as "City/Do") pursuant to Article 7 of the Act (hereafter referred to as "deliberative committee of a City/Do").
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 7 (Procedures for Permission and Report)
(1) Any person who intends to obtain permission for displaying advertisements or billboards (hereafter referred to as "advertisements, etc.") pursuant to the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act shall submit a written application in attached Form No. 1 to a Special Self-Governing City Governor, Special Self-Governing Province Governor, the head of a Si/Gun or autonomous Gu (hereafter referred to as "head of a Si, etc.") along with the following document, drawings and specifications: Provided, That in cases of advertisements prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Special Self-Governing City, Si/Gun or Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu; hereafter the same shall apply) (hereafter referred to as ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu), some of the color photographs under subparagraph 1 and the documents, drawings, and specifications under subparagraph 2 may be exempted from submission as prescribed by municipal ordinance of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Color photographs depicting the surroundings of the place where the advertisements, etc. are to be displayed, and the color designs of the advertisements, etc.;
2. Explanatory notes and drawings relating to the shape, standards, materials, structure, design, etc. of the advertisements, etc.;
3. Documents demonstrating the consent of the owners or managers when the advertisements, etc. are to be displayed on the lands or objects, etc. owned or managed by others;
4. Documents related to the deliberations of the committee for deliberation on outdoor advertisements established in the relevant Si/Gun/Gu (hereafter referred to as "deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu") (applicable only to the advertisements, etc. subjected to deliberation of the deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu pursuant to municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu);
5. Documents confirming the structural safety (applicable only to cases where submission thereof is requested by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu).
(2) Any person who intends to report on displaying advertisements, etc. under the forepart of the Article 3 (1) of the Act shall submit a written report in attached Form No. 1 to the head of a Si, etc. along with the documents set forth in paragraph (1) 3 through 5.
(3) The head of a Si, etc. shall, when he/she grants permission or accepts a report under paragraph (1) or (2), issue a permit or a certificate of completion of report in attached Form No. 2: Provided, That in cases of placards, posters, and leaflets, the measures taken pursuant to municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu may substitute the issuance of a certificate of completion of report.
(4) Where applications for permission are filed under paragraph (1) or reports are made under paragraph (2) for the advertisements and the relevant billboards which are the same objects of permission or report, the permission of, or acceptance of report on, the relevant advertisements shall be deemed to include the permission of, or acceptance of the report on, the billboards.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 8 (Standards for Granting Permission and Accepting Reports)
The standards for granting permission and accepting reports pursuant to Article 3 (3) of the Act shall be as follows:
1. Display of advertisements, etc. shall not be the one to be prohibited or restricted under Article 5 of the Act;
2. Display methods of advertisements, etc. shall be consistent with Chapters III through V;
3. Display period of advertisements, etc. shall be in accordance with the standards set forth in attached Table 1.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 9 (Procedures for Modification of Permitted and Reported Matters)
(1) Where any person who has obtained permission for display of advertisements, etc. pursuant to the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act intends to modify any of the following matters, he/she shall obtain an approval therefor from the head of a Si, etc. under the latter part of the same Article 3 (1) of the Act; Provided, That in cases of advertisements, etc. prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu, the contents of the advertisements may be modified by filing a report thereon with the head of a Si, etc. as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu, and in cases of advertisements using electric signs or digital advertisements, the contents of advertisements may be modified without any permission or report: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Size of advertisements, etc.;
2. Materials used;
3. Contents of advertisements;
4. Location or place of display (referring to the location or place at the same building; hereafter the same shall apply).
(2) A person who intends to obtain permission for modification under paragraph (1) shall submit a written application in attached Form No. 1 to the head of a Si, etc. along with the documents and drawings under subparagraphs of Article 7 (1) relating to the matters to be modified and the permit: Provided, That where only the modification of the contents of advertisements is intended, only the color photographs or color designs showing the contents of the advertisements shall be appended. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26852, Dec. 31, 2015>
(3) When address or name of the person himself or the manager of the advertisement under Article 10 of the Act (the trade name, the place of its head office, and the name of its representative in the case of a juristic person) is changed, any person who has been granted a permission for display of advertisements, etc. pursuant to the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act shall report to the head of a Si, etc. in attached Form No. 3 by appending the documents confirming the change within fifteen days from the date on which such change occurs.
(4) Where a person who has reported on display of advertisements under the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act intends to modify the matters falling under any subparagraph of paragraph (1), he/she shall report thereon to the head of a Si, etc. under the latter part of paragraph (1) of Article 3 of the Act: Provided, That the contents of advertisements on a placard displayed on the wall of a building (including those using the billboards on walls) may be modified without any report.
(5) A person who intends to file a report under the main sentence of paragraph (4) shall submit a written report in attached Form No. 1 to the head of a Si, etc. along with the documents, drawings, specifications, and certificate of completion of report under Article 7 (2).
(6) Where the head of a Si, etc. grants an approval for modification or accepts a report on modification under paragraphs (1) through (5), he/she shall reissue a permit or certificate of completion of report reflecting the modified contents.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 10 (Extension of Display Period of Advertisements, etc.)
(1) When a person, who has obtained permission or has reported pursuant to the forepart of Article 3 (1) of the Act, intends to extend the display period, he/she shall obtain permission from or report to the head of a Si, etc. by submitting an application for permission or a report in accordance with attached Form No. 1 within 30 days before or after the expiration date of the display period. In such cases, the following documents shall be additionally appended if the former display period is not less than one year: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23939, Jul. 9, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 26852, Dec. 31, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Color photographs of advertisement, etc. (excluding the cases of report);
2. Documents prescribed in Article 7 (1) 3 [excluding the cases of his/her own advertisements (referring to advertisements, etc. displaying his/her own advertisements on a building, facility, shop, business office, etc. being used by himself/herself; hereafter the same shall apply)].
(2) In cases of advertisements, etc. subject to permission under paragraph (1) and fall under any of the following subparagraphs, the display period may be extended by filing a report with the head of a Si, etc. as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu:
1. Advertisements, etc. prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu;
2. Advertisements, etc. which have passed safety inspection under Article 37 (2) 3 and prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu.
(3) When the head of a Si, etc. permits extension of a display period or accepts a report under paragraph (1) and (2), he/she shall reissue a permit or a certificate of the completion of report on which the extended display period is stated. In such cases, the new display period shall commence from the day following the expiration date of the former display period.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 11 (Permission, etc. for Advertisements in Metropolitan Areas)
Articles 7 through 10 shall apply mutatis mutandis to the permission, report, permission of modification, or report on modification of an advertisement using a public structure under Article 3-2 of the Act. In such cases, "head of a Si, etc." shall be deemed "Mayor/Do Governor" and "municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu" shall be deemed "municipal ordinance of a City/Do".
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER III METHODS OF DISPLAY OF ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC.
 Article 12 (General Methods of Display)
(1) The methods of displaying advertisements, etc. under Article 3 (3) of the Act shall be as prescribed in this Chapter.
(2) The letters of advertisements shall, in principle, be written in Korean alphabet in accordance with the Korean alphabet (Hangul) orthography, the rule of romanizing Korean words, the rule of spelling foreign words in the Korean alphabet, etc., and when written in foreign letters, they shall be spelt side by side with the Korean alphabet, unless any special ground exists.
(3) Advertisements, etc. may be displayed with diagrams, etc. symbolizing the commodities, place of business, etc.
(4) Advertisements, etc. may be displayed in rectangular, square, round, or other forms to the extent not adversely affecting scenic landscapes and safety.
(5) Advertisements, etc. shall be displayed in such a manner as not to cause any obstruction to the passage, etc. of pedestrians and vehicles and as not to tumble down or fall over by the wind, impacts, etc.
(6) Fluorescent or luminous paints (including the tapes applied with such paints) shall not be used for advertisements, etc.
(7) Advertisements, etc. shall be anchored to the ground, buildings, other artificial structures, etc., and no movable signboards shall be installed. Provided, That standing signboards referred to in subparagraph 6-2 of Article 3 may be installed to the extent not endangering the public safety, in accordance with municipal ordinance of a City/Do. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014>
(8) The total number of signboards that may be displayed by one business place shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do up to three (four if the business concerned is situated at the corner where two roads meet or if it is situated in a building facing roads on the front and rear sides of it). Provided, That in the cases of standing signboards referred to in subparagraph 6-2 of Article 3, one standing signboard may be additionally set up. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014>
(9) Additional methods of display other than those specified in paragraphs (1) through (8) may be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 13 Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014>
 Article 14 (Methods of Displaying Advertisements, etc. Using Electricity)
(1) An advertisements, etc. using electricity shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27806, Jan. 26, 2017>
1. Only the electric materials that have obtained safety certificates under the Electrical Appliances and Consumer Products Safety Control Act shall be used;
2. Electric wires shall not be exposed to the outside, and the joint area connecting different wires shall be coated;
3. The design for and the execution of an electricity work shall comply with the Electrical Construction Business Act.
(2) In cases of displaying advertisements, etc. by using incandescent lamps or fluorescent lamps, it shall be ensured that no such lamps shall be directly exposed to the exterior of the signboards.
(3) Advertisements, etc. using the kind of neons shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28553, Dec. 29, 2017>
1. Even in cases of displaying advertisements, etc. set forth in Article 24 (2), no such advertisements, etc. shall be used in exclusive residential areas, or ordinary residential areas (excluding the sides of a road which is as wide as or wider than 15 meters), or an important facility protection district designated within an area other than commercial area, or a special-purpose restricted district to protect educational environment (hereinafter referred to as an “important facility protection district, etc.”) under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act: Provided, That any of the following cases shall be an exception therefrom:
(a) Where they are displayed at medical institutions or pharmacies;
(b) Where they are displayed by putting a cover over a luminous source so that the luminous source may not be directly exposed, without any flickering lights or change of screen pictures;
2. No kinds of neons shall be used in the areas publicly notified by the Mayor/Do Governor to ensure residential environment, etc. after undergoing deliberation of the deliberative committee of a City/Do as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do among the areas adjoining areas or districts referred to in the main sentence of the part other than each item of subparagraph 1;
3. Where an advertisement with flickering lights or changing screen pictures is displayed directly facing the moving direction of automobiles at a place linked to a road, the lower end of the advertisement shall be distanced 10 meters or more from the ground;
4. No advertisement with flickering lights or having the same colors as the traffic signals shall be displayed within 30 meters in a visible straight line from the traffic signal: Provided, That this shall not apply where the advertisement is displayed at a point no less than 15 meters above the ground;
5. The brightness and colors of lights shall be as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
(4) An advertisement, etc. using electric signs or digital advertisement shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. It shall be displayed applying mutatis mutandis the display standards prescribed in subparagraphs of paragraph (3);
2. In cases of advertisements, etc. the area displaying advertisement contents of which is 30 square meters or more and which display advertisement of other companies, the contents of a advertisement for public purposes, which are requested by the State or local governments, shall be displayed in the proportion not less than that prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do within the scope of 20% of the hourly display ratio. In such cases, the display ratios of the contents of the advertisements requested by the State and a local government shall be same;
3. The detailed methods of displaying advertisements for public purposes requested by the State pursuant to subparagraph 2 shall conform to the standards prescribed by the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism;
4. The detailed methods of displaying advertisements for public purposes requested by local governments pursuant to subparagraph 2 shall conform to the standards prescribed by the Mayor/Do Governor after collecting opinions of the head of a Si, etc.
5. The State or local governments requiring the contents of a advertisement for public purposes pursuant to subparagraph 2 shall pay the expenses incurred directly for the display and management of advertisement contents to outdoor advertising agencies.
(5) The Mayor/Do Governor may ban or restrict the display of the advertisements to which supply or use of electricity is restricted pursuant to the related statutes.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 15 (Methods of Displaying Rooftop Signboards)
A rooftop signboard may be displayed in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. It shall be installed only on any of the following buildings:
(a) A building located in a commercial area under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act (a single building stretching across a commercial area and area for other uses shall be deemed to be located in the commercial area; hereafter the same shall apply) and in an industrial area under the same Act (factories and their annexes in areas other than urban areas shall be deemed to be located in an industrial area; hereafter the same shall apply): Provided, That the buildings located in the areas that are deemed by the Mayor/Do Governor as likely to undermine the residential or living environment or the urban landscape and thus publicly notified after deliberation by the deliberative committee of a City/Do shall be excluded therefrom;
(b) A building of a railroad station, airport, port, bus terminal, or truck terminal;
(c) A buildings located in an area adjoining the site of a building referred to in item (b), which is deemed by the Mayor/Do Governor as particularly necessary and thus publicly notified after deliberation by the deliberative committee of a City/Do;
(d) A buildings located in an area deemed by the Mayor/Do Governor as particularly necessary in light of the local conditions and thus publicly notified after deliberation of the deliberative committee of a City/Do;
2. In any of the following cases, a rooftop signboard may be displayed on a building other than buildings where rooftop signboards can be displayed under subparagraph 1: Provided, That this shall not apply to the buildings under the proviso to subparagraph 1 (a):
(a) Where the owner of the building displays the name of a building or his/her own company’s advertisement on his/her own building (referring to a building where the owner is using at least 1/2 of the total floor area of the building; hereafter the same shall apply) (in the case of using the kind of neons or electric signs, limited to the cases where the advertisement is displayed by putting a cover over the luminous source so that the luminous source is not exposed directly, without any flickering lights or change of screen pictures);
(b) Where a religious facility using the relevant building displays a rooftop signboard using the kind of neons or electric signs, without any flickering lights or change of screen pictures;
3. A rooftop signboard may be displayed only on buildings with the number of floors classified as follows: Provided, That in the areas deemed as necessary by the Mayor/Do Governor to reflect the regional characteristics and publicly notified after undergoing deliberation of the deliberative committee of a City/Do, it may be displayed even on buildings that meet the height calculated by assuming the height of one floor to be four meters:
(a) In the case of the Special Metropolitan City: Buildings with not less than five floors, but not more than fifteen floors;
(b) In cases of a Metropolitan City (excluding Gun areas): Buildings with not less than the number of floors prescribed by municipal ordinance of the relevant Metropolitan City between four or five floors, but not more than fifteen floors;
(c) In cases of a Si (excluding Eup/Myeon areas): Buildings with not less than four floors, but not more than fifteen floors;
(d) In cases of a Gun (excluding Eup/Myeon areas of a Si): Buildings with not less than three floors, but not more than fifteen floors;
4. In any of the following cases, a rooftop signboard may be displayed even on a building where no display of a rooftop signboard is allowed under subparagraph 3:
(a) Where the building owner displays the building’s name or the content of self-advertisement in a three-dimensional shape or directly paints it on such building having 16 or more floors;
(b) Where the building owner installs the rooftop signboard on his/her own building having less than the minimum allowable floors by area classified in subparagraph 3, meeting all of the following requirements:
(i) It shall display the name of the relevant building or the content of self-advertisement;
(ii) The height of a signboard shall be not more than 180 centimeters;
(iii) Only one side of a signboard shall be displayed;
(iv) In the case of using the kind of neons or electric signs, it shall be displayed by covering the luminous source so that the luminous source may not be directly exposed, without any flickering lights or change of screen pictures;
(c) Where it is displayed on a factory or its annexes within an industrial area under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
(d) Where it is displayed on a building of a railroad station, airport, port, bus terminal, or truck terminal;
5. In the case of factories and their annexes located within industrial areas under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, only the advertisements of trade name of the factories and products manufactured in those factories may be displayed on one rooftop signboard;
6. The standards for a rooftop signboard shall be as follows:
(a) The maximum length of the largest surface or a cross-section (limited to the signboard without a flat surface such as a ball-shaped one) shall be not more than 30 meters, and the total surface area of all sides of a signboard shall be not more than 1,050 square meters;
(b) The height of a signboard shall conform to the following standards:
(i) It shall be not more than 15 meters and shall not exceed 1/2 of the height of the building;
(ii) Its height shall be calculated from the rooftop floor of the relevant building, except for the signboard displayed pursuant to subparagraph 4 (b) where its height shall be calculated from the point which is 120 centimeters up from the lower part of the wall surface of the rooftop rail;
(iii) In the case of setting up a signboard on a rooftop structure, the height of the rooftop structure shall be included in the height of the signboard but not in the height of the building, if the total horizontal plane projection area of the rooftop structure is not more than 1/8 of the building area of the relevant building, or if the total horizontal plane projection area of the rooftop structure exceeds 1/8 of the building area of the relevant building and the relevant signboard sticks out from the upward perpendicular plane of the wall face of the rooftop structure;
(c) The method of calculating the height, number of floors, etc. of a building where a rooftop signboard can be displayed shall be prescribed by the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act except for item (b) (ii) and (iii);
7. A signboard shall be displayed inside the edge of the rooftop floor;
8. In commercial and industrial areas under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act, the horizontal distance between different signboards shall not be shorter than the distance prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do within the range from 30 to 50 meters: Provided, That signboards referred to in items (a) or (b) shall not be deemed as signboards in applying the horizontal distance specified in the main sentence, and the distance between signboards falling under items (c) or (d) shall not be subject to the restriction on the horizontal distance under the main sentence:
(a) A signboard set up on one’s own building to display the name of the building or his/her name, address, telephone number or trade name or diagrams symbolizing them;
(b) A signboard displayed on a factory or its annexes located within an industrial area prescribed in the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
(c) Distance between the signboards set up across an eight-lane or wider road in the Special Metropolitan City or Metropolitan Cities (excluding Gun areas);
(d) Distance between the signboards set up across a six-lane or wider road in Si/Gun areas;
9. No signboard or billboard shall be set up or displayed on a wooden building, temporary structure, or a building for which the approval for use pursuant to Article 22 of the Building Act has not been granted;
10. A rooftop signboard shall be designed in compliance with the Building Act, and by a person who has filed a report on the business of an architect pursuant to the Certified Architects Act except for the following signboards:
(a) A signboard which is not more than 180 centimeters high;
(b) A signboard which is displayed in a three-dimensional shape or painted directly on a rooftop structure without any billboards;
11. Notwithstanding subparagraphs 1 through 10, the methods of displaying rooftop signboards, which are covering signboards under Article 24 (2) 6 (a), bowling pin-shaped rooftop signboards, etc. shall be separately prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 16 (Methods of Displaying Prop-Supported Signboards)
(1) A prop-supported signboard within the site of a building shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards:
1. It may display only the name, address, trade name, telephone number of the person currently using the relevant building, or diagrams symbolizing them (including the display, etc. of oil or gas filling stations);
2. Deleted; <by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
3. In addition, it shall conform to the municipal ordinance of a City/Do concerning the display of prop-supported signboards set up within the sites of buildings.
(2) A prop-supported signboard set up outside the site of a building shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards:
1. It may display only the business place, etc. unnoticeable directly from a location nearest to the sides of a road which is as wide as or wider than six meters;
2. It shall not use electricity, or colors likely to cause a confusion with the color tones of various road signs, road traffic safety signs, etc. such as green or yellow;
3. Display contents shall be limited to those leading or guiding to the name, location, etc. of a specific area, place, building or business place, etc.;
4. In addition, it shall conform to municipal ordinance of a City/Do concerning the display of prop-supported signboards set up outside the sites of buildings.
(3) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2), the method of displaying a a prop-supported one, which is a covering signboard under Article 24 (2) 6 (a) through (c), may be prescribed by the Mayor/Do Governor after undergoing deliberation of the deliberative committee of a City/Do. In such cases, if it is located in an area within 500 meters horizontally from each side of roadside points of the national expressways, general national roads, local roads, or Gun roads, which are located in areas other than urban areas, a consultation shall be made with the commissioner of a district police agency having jurisdiction over such area. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24632, Jun. 21, 2013>
(4) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2), a prop-supported signboard set up at a temporary fence under Article 24 (2) 6 (d) shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards:
1. It shall be displayed directly on the temporary fence by paints, etc. and shall not use electricity;
2. It may display only the contents for notifying the constructor, person who has placed an order for construction work, etc., or for public purposes;
3. In addition, it shall conform to the matters, if any, prescribed separately by the Mayor/Do Governor after undergoing deliberation of the deliberative committee of a City/Do.
(5) Notwithstanding paragraphs (1) and (2), the head of a Si, etc. may establish and operated prop-supported signboards which are digital advertisements (hereinafter referred to as “electronic posts”) where it is necessary to have the State, local governments or corporations prescribed in subparagraphs of Article 29 (2) (hereinafter referred to as “State, etc.”) display advertisements for a public purpose or it is necessary to display advertisements to promote micro enterprises, traditional market, etc. in his/her jurisdiction, according to the following standards: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Electric posts may be established in the following areas:
(a) Commercial areas and industrial areas under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
(b) Tourist destinations, tourism complexes, special tourist zones under the Tourism Promotion Act;
(c) Other areas prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Do;
2. Article 14 shall apply to the methods of displaying electric posts;
3. In cases of electric posts near traffic signal, which are established after the consultation with the chief of police station to prevent confusion with traffic signal, leniency may be granted to the application of the standards of Article 14 (3) 4 as prescribed by municipal ordinance of local governments.
4. The horizontal distance between electric posts shall be 100 meters or more, which is longer than the distance prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do;
5. The area of displaying advertisement contents shall be 12 square meters or less.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 17 (Methods of Displaying Advertisements Using Public Facilities)
An advertisement using a public facility shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. It may be displayed only on the following public facilities:
(a) Clock towers, illumination towers, traffic information centers, information billboards, tourist guide maps, and weather forecast towers, which are set up at the plazas of railroad stations, airports, ports, bus terminals, and truck terminals;
(b) Information towers, clock towers, traffic information centers, tourist guide maps, and billboards, which are set up at the service areas of motorways;
(c) Bus platforms, taxi platforms, guidance information boards for buses on regular service routes, designated poster boards, and designated display stands for hanging placards;
(d) Among public facilities not prescribed in items (a) through (c), such convenience facilities as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do and acknowledged by the head of a Si, etc. after undergoing deliberation of the deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu: Provided, That public facilities, other than those referred to in items (a) through (c), on which advertisements, etc. are displayed by any of the State, etc. for the purpose of publicity, etc. of policies and the advertisements prescribed in Article 29 (3) 5 through 7 shall not be designated as convenient facilities;
2. It shall not interfere with the utility of public facilities;
3. It shall be displayed on the part designated by the Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si, etc.;
4. The size of display are shall be not more than 1/4 of the area of public facilities;
5. It shall comply with other matters prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do as deemed particularly necessary for regional characteristics, passage and safety of pedestrians and vehicles, urban landscape and creation of pleasant living environment.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 18 (Methods of Displaying Advertisements Using Transportation Facilities)
An advertisement using transportation facilities shall be displayed in accordance with the display methods of advertisements prescribed by this Decree: Provided, That the displays inside the facilities of underpasses, subway stations, railroad stations, airports, or ports shall conform to the following standards:
1. Display methods for not showing the contents of advertisements from the outside of the facilities shall be separately prescribed by the managing authority of the relevant facilities. In such cases, it shall be ensured that convenience of users or urban landscape is not undermined or prevention of danger is not neglected due to excessive focus on the revenue accruing from outdoor advertisements;
2. Where the contents of an advertisement are to be displayed visible from the outside of facilities, the managing authority of the relevant facilities shall consult in advance with the head of a Si, etc. of the relevant region.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 19 (Methods of Displaying Advertisements Using Means of Transportation)
(1) An advertisement on the exterior of a commercial motor vehicle, business truck or food truck shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28527, Dec. 29, 2017>
1. It shall be displayed on the side or back surface of the body of a vehicle, except its windows, or protruding number plates of buses (referring to number plates attached at the doors of buses which extrude when the doors open);
2. Display area shall be not more than 1/2 of the area of each side surface (excluding the portion of its windows).
(2) An advertisement on an airship shall be displaced in accordance with the following standards:
1. It shall be displayed on the side surface of an airship, and shall not be displayed to be protruding or suspending;
2. The head of a Si, etc. shall demand an applicant for permission of display of advertisements, etc. to submit a flight plan including the section and time of flight for the safety of flight, and consult thereon with the director of a local aviation office having jurisdiction over the flight areas;
(3) The display area of an advertisement displayed on the outside of a rolling stock and an urban rolling stock shall be prescribed separately by the managing authority of the relevant facilities within the limit of 1/2 of the area of either side of each car (excluding the portion of its windows). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014>
(4) An advertisement on the exterior of a ship shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards:
1. It shall be displayed on the side surface of a ship, and shall not be displayed to be protruding or suspending;
2. The display area shall not exceed 1/2 of the area of each side surface (excluding the portion of its windows);
3. It shall not cover the matters subject to display under the statutes concerning the maritime affairs, such as the name of a ship, port of shipment, load line, and measurement of sea gauge, or cause any encumbrance to the identification thereof.
(5) An advertisement on the exterior of means of transportation other than those under paragraphs (1) through (4) shall be displayed in accordance with the following standards:
1. It shall be displayed on the side surface of the principal body, except the portion of outside windows, of an automobile, aircraft, etc. (excluding airships) owned by oneself;
2. Only the owner's name, title, address, name of business place, telephone number, his/her own trademark, or symbolizing design may be displayed;
3. Display area shall be not more than 1/2 of the area of each side surface (excluding the portion of windows).
(6) An advertisement by means of transportation shall not use electricity or illumination in a manner of radiation, and shall be closely adhered to the means of transportation in order not to obstruct passage of pedestrians and vehicles.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 19-2 (Trial Display of Advertisements Using Electric Signs on Taxi Lamps)
(1) Notwithstanding Article 19 (1) and (6), taxi lamps installed on the roof of automobiles used in the company-employed taxi transport business or self-employed taxi transport business referred to in subparagraph 2 (c) and (d) of Article 3 of Enforcement Decree of the Passenger Transport Service Act may display advertisements using electric signs (hereafter referred to as "advertisements using electric signs on taxi lamps") for a trial period that ends on June 30, 2019. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28527, Dec. 29, 2017>
(2) The area and period for a trial display of advertisements using electric signs on taxi lamps pursuant to paragraph (1) are determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, and Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport after mutual consultation. In such cases, the number of taxies registered, the impact on the traffic safety, and the effect of the advertisements shall be taken into consideration. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) The methods, standards, etc. of displaying advertisements using electric signs on taxi lamps shall be determined and publicly notified by the Minister of the Interior and Safety, and Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport after mutual consultation, in consideration of the impact on the traffic safety, urban landscape, etc. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Act No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25535, Aug. 6, 2014]
 Article 20 (Methods of Displaying Other Advertisements, etc.)
(1) Standing signboards referred to in subparagraph 6-2 of Article 3 shall be installed within the site of a building. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014>
(2) Methods of displaying or distributing advertisements, etc. under subparagraphs of Article 3, which are not prescribed in this Chapter shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER IV LENIENCY ON DISPLAY METHODS
 Article 21 (Leniency on Display Methods)
(1) “Areas prescribed by Presidential Decree, such as commercial areas, tourist destinations and tourism complexes" in Article 3 (4) of the Act means following areas: <Amended by Presidential Decree. No. 28553, Dec. 29, 2017>
1. Commercial areas and scenic districts under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. District-unit planning zones under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
3. Sides of a road which is as wide as or wider than 30 meters;
4. Tourist destinations, tourism complexes, special tourist zones under the Tourism Promotion Act (excluding districts and areas under Article 24 (1) 1 (c), (g), and (h));
5. Specific areas designated by the Mayor/Do Governor under Article 4 (2) of the Act.
(2) In the areas referred to in paragraph (1) 5, a lenient application of the display methods may be allowed only to the advertisements, etc. for which stricter standards for permission or report is not made under article 4 (2) of the Act.
(3) If the Mayor/Do Governor intends to grant leniency on display methods by designating a specific area under Article 3 (4) of the Act, he/she shall hear opinions of residents and refer the matter to the deliberative committee of a City/Do for deliberation.
(4) The Mayor/Do Governor shall publicly notify the scope of a specific area designated and contents of leniency on display methods granted under Article 3 (4) of the Act.
(5) Detailed procedure for designation of specific areas under Article 3 (4) of the Act shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
(6) Leniency on display methods shall not be granted in the following cases even in the specific areas designated under Article 3 (4) of the Act:
1. Standards for display under Article 14 (3) 3 and 4 (including the cases of application mutatis mutandis under Article 14 (4) 1);
2. Display area of advertisements using public facilities under subparagraph 4 of Article 17.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 22 (Special Rules concerning Display Methods, etc.)
(1) In any of the following areas, advertisements, etc. may be limited according to building area as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28686, Feb. 27, 2018>
1. Multi-functional administrative city under the Special Act on the Construction of Administrative City in Yeongi-Gongju Area for Follow-Up Measure for New Administrative Capital;
3. Innovation cities under the Special Act on the Construction and Development of Innovation Cities;
4. Urban renewal promotion areas under the Special Act on the Promotion of Urban Renewal;
5. Areas for housing site development under the Housing Site Development Promotion Act (applicable only to the area of not less than 3.3 million square meters);
6. Other areas determined and publicly notified by the Mayor/Do Governor.
(2) Notwithstanding Articles 12 (8) and 16 (1), in the case of advertisements, etc. that contribute to the stabilization of people’s living and national economy, such as stabilization of prices, not more than two signboards may be set up additionally in accordance with the public notification announced by the head of a central administrative agency having jurisdiction over the relevant industrial category after consultation with the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 23 (Submission of Signboard Display Plan)
(1) "Building exceeding a certain size prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 3 (7) of the Act means a building total floor area (referring to the floor area under Article 119 (1) 3 of the Enforcement Decree of the Building Act) of which used for the following purposes is not less than 300 square meters:
1. Class I neighborhood community facilities, Class II neighborhood community facilities, and amusement facilities under Article 2 (2) 3, 4 and 16 of the Building Act;
2. Uses prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu among the uses of buildings under Article 2 (2) of the Building Act.
(2) The owner of a building under paragraph (1) shall submit a signboard display plan referred to in Article 3 (7) of the Act (hereafter referred to as "signboard display plan") to the head of a Si, etc. before filing an application for permission for, or making a report on, the display of a signboard or billboards on the building.
(3) A signboard display plan shall include the size, location or place of display (which shall be marked on the elevation drawing of the building) of the signboard or billboards to be displayed.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER V PROHIBITION OF ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC. AND REINFORCEMENT OF METHODS OF DISPLAY
 Article 24 (Areas, Places, or Objects Prohibited from Display of Advertisements, etc.)
(1) "Area, place, or object prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 4 (1) of the Act means an area, place, or object falling under the following subparagraphs: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28553, Dec. 29, 2017>
1. Areas or places where display of advertisements, etc. is prohibited:
(a) Exclusive residential areas, ordinary residential areas, green belts, and important facility protection district, etc. designated under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
(b) Areas publicly notified by the Mayor/Do Governor after going through deliberations of the deliberative committee of a City/Do, among scenic districts and conservation districts under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
(c) Nature conservation districts in parks and natural environment districts in parks under the Natural Parks Act;
(d) Rivers under the River Act;
(f) Forest conservation zones under the Forest Protection Act;
(g) Ecological and scenery conservation areas and natural reservation areas under the Natural Environment Conservation Act;
(h) Designated cultural heritages and protection zones under the Cultural Heritage Protection Act;
(i) Public offices, schools, libraries, museums, hospital-level medical institutions under the Medical Service Act, and public halls, temples, churches and their appurtenances;
(j) Crematoriums, burial service halls, and graveyards;
(k) Areas situated within 500 meters in a horizontal line from each roadside of the national expressways, general national roads, local roads or Gun roads and from the boundaries of railroads or high-speed railroads, which are located in areas other than urban areas: Provided, That any service area and bus stop equipped with facilities capable of parking simultaneously not less than ten large buses and any area not directly visible from the boundaries of roads or railroads shall be excluded;
(l) Bridges, stone embankments, pedestrian overpasses, tunnels, overpasses, and cable railways.
2. Objects where display of advertisements, etc. is prohibited:
(a) Road signs, traffic safety signs, traffic signals, and dividing strips for sidewalks;
(b) Utility poles;
(c) Streetlight poles;
(d) Street trees;
(e) Statues and monuments;
(f) Power plants, substations, transmitting towers, transmission towers, gas tanks, oil tanks, and water tanks;
(g) Mailboxes, fire hydrants, and fire alarms;
(h) Observatories and observation towers;
(i) Fences (excluding temporary fences under paragraph (2) 6 (d));
(j) Agricultural crops currently in cultivation;
(k) Structures for the road traffic safety, or dwelling or living environments prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
(2) "Advertisements prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 4 (1) of the Act means following advertisements: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Advertisement of one's own business;
2. Posters which are displayed on the designated billboard or designated poster board;
3. Advertisements using public facilities;
4. Placards displayed on a designated display stand or on a covering screen of a building being constructed or demolished;
5. Advertisements using means of transportation;
6. Any of the following covering signboards (limited to cases where it is impossible to cover up by natural or other artificial methods):
(a) Covering signboards for military installations, approved by the Minister of National Defense;
(b) Covering signboards for major lookout facilities of railroads, approved by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport;
(c) Covering signboards in an area publicly notified by the Mayor/Do Governor through deliberations of the deliberative committee of a City/Do, which is the area for collection, storage, or disposal of wastes by the State, etc. under the Wastes Control Act;
(d) Advertisements displayed on a temporary fence installed for prevention of injuries and damage due to construction or demolition of a building or facility, etc. which is being constructed or demolished legitimately in accordance with the Building Act and other related statutes.
7. Streetlight suspenders to promote events or performances for the development of culture, art, tourism, sports, religion, symposium, etc. or major national policies, etc.: Provided, That they shall be limited to those meeting all of the following requirements:
(a) They shall be used only on street light posts;
(b) No electricity shall be used for them;
(c) Article 29 (5) shall apply mutatis mutandis to the displaying method of them.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 25 (Reinforcement of Display Methods)
(1) "Areas prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 4 (2) of the Act means the following areas: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28553, Dec. 29, 2017>
1. Scenic districts and important facility protection districts, etc. under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. District-unit planning zones under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
3. Sides of a road which is as wide as or wider than 30 meters;
4. Other areas publicly notified by the Mayor/Do Governor as deemed particularly necessary.
(2) If the Mayor/Do Governor intends to reinforce the display method by designating a specific area under Article 4 (2) of the Act, he/she shall hear the opinions of residents and refer the matter to the deliberative committee of a City/Do for deliberation.
(3) Detailed procedures for designation of a specific area under Article 4 (2) of the Act and the scope of display methods subject to reinforcement shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
(4) In designating a specific area under Article 4 (2) of the Act, the Mayor/Do Governor shall conduct the pre-announcement of administration pursuant to Article 46 of the Administrative Procedures Act, listen to opinions of interested parties such as residents, advertisers, owners of an advertisement, etc. and pay attention not to excessively restrict the owners of buildings, business place concerned, advertisements of other companies, etc. within the specific area. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(5) "Places of business prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 4 (5) of the Act means the following places of business:
1. Medical institutions or pharmacies;
2. Gasoline or LPG filling stations;
3. Banks;
4. Other places of business prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER VI SELF-REGULATED AREAS FOR ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC. AND AREAS FOR MODELLING IMPROVEMENT OF ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC.
 Article 26 (Designation, etc. of Self-Regulated Areas for Advertisements, etc.)
(1) "Areas prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 4-2 (1) of the Act means areas set forth in subparagraphs of Article 3 (1) of the Act.
(2) Owners, persons with superficies, and lessees of land or buildings within a specific zone of an area under paragraph (1) (hereafter referred to as "land owners, etc.") may file an application for designation of a self-regulated area for advertisements, etc. under Article 4-2 of the Act (hereafter referred to as "self-regulated area") with the head of a Si, etc. after concluding an agreement that includes the following matters (hereafter referred to as "self-regulation agreement"):
1. Scope and name of the self-regulated area;
2. Matters concerning the methods of displaying advertisements, etc., such as the locations, shapes, sizes, colors, and quantity of advertisements, etc.;
3. Names and addresses of the persons who have entered into the self-regulation agreement;
4. Name and address of the residents' council under Article 27 (hereafter referred to as "residents' council") and the names and addresses of its representative and members;
5. Effective period of the self-regulation agreement;
6. Countermeasures against violation of the self-regulation agreement;
7. Other matters necessary for the self-regulation agreement, which are prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu.
(3) Upon receiving an application for the designation of a self-regulated area under paragraph (2), the head of a Si, etc. shall determine whether to designate a self-regulated area through deliberation of the deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu.
(4) Where the head of a Si, etc. designates a self-regulated area under paragraph (3), he/she shall provide a public notice the following matters:
1. Scope of the self-regulated area;
2. Major contents of the self-regulation agreement.
(5) A self-regulation agreement shall be effective only for the land owners, etc. who have entered into the agreement.
(6) Where a residents' council intends to modify the contents of a self-regulation agreement, it shall apply for the modification of designation of a self-regulated area. In such cases, paragraphs (3) and (4) shall apply mutatis mutandis.
(7) Any owner of land, etc. in a self-regulated area publicly notified under paragraph (3), who has not entered into a self-regulation agreement, may participate in the self-regulation agreement by manifesting his/her intention to the residents' council, and the residents' council shall not refuse to accept his/her application for participation.
(8) Where the head of a Si, etc. intends to revoke the designation of a self-regulated area under Article 4-2 (4) of the Act, he/she shall hear the opinion of the residents' council and refer the matter to the deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 27 (Operation of Residents' Council)
(1) Those who enter into a self-regulation agreement under Article 26 shall form and operate a residents' council which is a self-regulating organization, under Article 4-2 (3) of the Act.
(2) A residents' council shall appoint its representative and members by obtaining the consent of a majority of the persons who have entered into the self-regulation agreement.
(3) Duties of a residents' council shall be as follows:
1. Preparation of a self-regulation agreement and application for the designation of a self-regulated area;
2. Maintenance and management of, and monitoring activities related to, advertisements, etc.;
3. Matters prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu, other than those prescribed in subparagraphs 1 and 2.
(4) Matters necessary for the composition and operation of a residents' council other than those provided for in subparagraphs 1 and 2 shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23939, Jul. 9, 2012]
 Article 28 (Areas for Modelling Improvement of Advertisements, etc.)
(1) "Areas prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 4-3 (1) of the Act means the following areas: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28553, Dec. 29, 2017>
1. Scenic districts and important facility protection districts, etc. under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
2. Commercial areas under the National Land Planning and Utilization Act;
3. Sides of a road which is as wide as or wider than 30 meters;
4. Specific areas designated by the Mayor/Do Governor under Articles 3 (4) and 4 (2) of the Act;
5. Other areas publicly notified by the head of a Si, etc. as deemed particularly necessary, other than those set forth in subparagraphs 1 through 4.
(2) Where the head of a Si, etc. intends to designate an area for modelling improvement or determine the shapes, sizes, colors, or methods of display or installation of advertisements, etc., under Article 4-3 (1) and (2) of the Act, he/she conduct the pre-announcement of administration pursuant to Article 46 of the Administrative Procedures Act, hear the opinions of interested parties such as residents, advertisers, owners of an advertisement, etc. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(3) Matters necessary for the designation and operation of an area for modelling improvement other than those prescribed in paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 28-2 (Designation of Free Advertising Zone of Advertisements, etc.)
(1) “A regions, etc. which is prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 4-4 (1) of the Act means a region falling under any of the followings:
1. Regions referred to in each subparagraph of Article 3 (1) of the Act (excluding subparagraph 6);
2. Regions provided for in Article 21 (1) 1 through 4.
(2) Where the Mayor/Do Governor file an application for a designation of a free advertising zone pursuant to Article 4-4 (1) of the Act, he/she shall hold a public hearing and consult with residents, outdoor advertisements agencies and relevant experts, etc. before submitting a master plan for operating the free advertising zones pursuant to Article 4-4 (3) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “master plan”) to the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(3) Where the Minister of the Interior designates a free advertising zone pursuant to Article 4-4 (1) of the Act, he/she shall publish the following matters on an official gazette, or the Internet homepage, etc. of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, and shall notify the competent Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si, etc. thereof without delay: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. The name, location and area of the designated free advertising zone;
2. The grounds for designating a free advertising zone;
3. The date of designating a free advertising zone.
(4) When receiving the notification pursuant to paragraph (3), the Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si, etc. shall publish the matters under each subparagraph of paragraph (3) on the websites, etc. of the relevant agencies for not less than 14 days.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
 Article 28-3 (Cancelling Designation of Free Advertising Zone of Advertisements, etc.)
(1) Where the Minister of the Interior and Safety intends to cancel the designation of a free advertising zone pursuant to Article 4-4 (7) of the Act, he/she shall publish the following matters on an official gazette, or the website, etc. of the Ministry of the Interior and Safety in advance, and shall notify the competent Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si, etc. of it without delay: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. The name, location and area of a free advertising zone the designation of which is to be cancelled;
2. The grounds for cancelling the designation of a free advertising zone;
3. The expected date of cancelling the designation of a free advertising zone;
4. Matters regarding the transitional measures against the previous business conducted in the free advertising zone the designation of which is cancelled.
(2) When receiving the notification pursuant to paragraph (1), the Mayor/Do Governor and the head of a Si, etc. shall publish the matters under each subparagraph of paragraph (3) on the website, etc. of the relevant agencies for not less than 14 days.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
 Article 28-4 (Minor Amendments to Master Plan)
“To amend minor matters prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 4-4 (6) of the Act means the following matters:
1. Where the total area of the free advertising zone determined in the master plan is amended within the scope of 10 percent of the total area determined in the first master plan;
2. Where the operation period of the free advertising zone determined in the master plan is amended within the scope of 10 percent;
3. Where the standards regarding the displaying methods, etc. of individual advertisements, etc. pursuant to Article 4-4 (3) 4 of the Act within the scope determined in the master plan.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
CHAPTER VII INSTALLATION, ETC. OF ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC. FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES AND FOR RAISING FUNDS
 Article 29 (Methods of Displaying Advertisements for Public Purposes)
(1) "Advertisements, etc. prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the main sentence of Article 6 (2) means the following advertisements, etc. which meet the display methods prescribed in this Decree:
1. Signboards (excluding signboards the area of which exceeds five square meters) making use of the wall surfaces of office buildings of, or buildings owned by, the State, etc.;
2. Posts for placards, billboards installed within the sites of office buildings of, or buildings owned by, the State, etc., and the advertisements posted thereon;
3. Guidance notice boards which are installed without using electricity for guidance of danger, warning, and safety of facilities or places, etc.
(2) "Public organizations prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the main sentence of Article 6 (2) of the Act means following corporations:
2. Local government-invested public corporations or local government public corporations established under the Local Public Enterprises Act;
3. Corporations directly established without authorization or approval from the competent Minister under the individual Acts;
4. Incorporated foundations established under the Civil Act (limited to the foundations where the State or a local government has contributed in whole or in part and participates in the operation thereof).
(3) "Advertisements meeting the standards, etc. for installation and display prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the proviso to Article 6 (2) of the Act means the following advertisements, etc.: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. One signboard for publicity installed within the site of an office building of, or a building owned by, the State, etc. In such cases, one shall be selected among the prop-supported signboard, rooftop signboard, or advertisement, etc. using the surface of a wall, and where any electric signs are used in a signboard for publicity, it shall display the contents of advertisements, etc. for public purposes of the State, etc. excluding the relevant institution within the scope of proportion prescribed in Article 14 (4) 2;
2. Posts for placards, billboards installed outside the sites of office buildings of, or buildings owned by, the State, etc., and the advertisements posted thereon;
3. Streetlight suspenders installed for a period not exceeding 30 days to give publicity of events or performances for the development of culture, art, tourism, sports, religion, symposium, etc. or major national policies, etc.;
4. One placard installed on the surface of a wall of office buildings of, or buildings owned by, the State, etc. for a period not exceeding 30 days for publicity of various events held by the State, etc., major policies, etc.;
5. Outdoor electronic displays installed give publicity of the results of measurement of air pollution items, weather information, etc., and publicity materials posted thereon;
6. Electronic displays showing texts concerning disasters which are installed to give publicity of the weather information including special weather report and rainfall, and safety culture, disaster status, etc., and publicity materials posted thereon;
7. Signboards set up on pedestrian overpasses to give publicity of major policies on promotion of culture, arts, tourism, sports, etc., or of events or projects of the State, etc. and the publicity materials posted thereon (limited to those that use no electricity);
8. Prop-supported signboards set up outside of the government office buildings to give publicity of national security and report on crimes (limited to the signboards the area of one side of which is less than 12 square meters and the total area of each side is less than 24 square meters).
(4) The State, etc. shall, if it intends to display advertisements, etc. referred to in subparagraphs of paragraph (3), consult with the head of the competent Si, etc. in advance.
(5) Streetlight suspenders under paragraph (3) 3 shall be displayed pursuant to the following standards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24632, Jun. 21, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. They shall not obstruct the passage of pedestrians and vehicles;
2. They shall not be displayed on streetlight poles on which road signs or traffic guidance signs are attached;
3. Not more than two suspenders shall be displayed on one streetlight pole;
4. The length of a suspender shall not exceed 70 centimeters and the width thereof shall not exceed two meters, and it shall be displayed by closely adhering to a streetlight pole within 10 centimeters;
5. Distance from the ground to the bottom of a suspender shall be not less than 200 centimeters;
6. The bottom of a suspender shall not be fixed by making use of wood, reinforcing bars, plastics, etc.
(6) Article 21 shall not apply to advertisements, etc. for public purpose of the State, etc.
(7) The head of a Si, etc. may, if deemed particularly necessary for the securing of the safety of advertisements, etc., securing of the safety of vehicle traffic and walking, urban landscape and creation of pleasant living environments, limit the places, quantities, etc. of installation of advertisements, etc. referred to in paragraph (3).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 30 (Standards for Outdoor Advertising Business for Raising Funds and Installation of Advertisements, etc.)
(1) "Important international events prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the proviso to Article 6 (3) of the Act means important international events under subparagraph 1 of attached Table 2. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24632, Jun. 21, 2013>
(2) "Installation standards prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 6 (4) of the Act means the following standards, etc.: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25029, Dec. 27, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. An advertisement may be made by making use of an advertising tower (referring to an advertisement which installs a structure and directly utilizes the installed structure, or an advertisement displaying letters, diagrams, etc. on a board made of wood, acrylic, metal, etc. attached to the structure; hereafter the same shall apply);
2. The method of displaying advertisements, such as the types, sizes, and places of installation, shall be as prescribed in attached Table 3, notwithstanding Chapter III;
3. The displaying period of advertisements, etc. shall be as prescribed in attached Table 1;
4. When the Korea Out of Home Advertising Center established under Article 11-4 of the Act (hereafter referred to as the "Center") intends to conduct an outdoor advertising business pursuant to Article 6 (4) of the Act, it shall consult with the head of a Si, etc. in advance with the structural safety confirmation documents of land or buildings attached to the documents referred to in Article 7 (1) 1 through 3;
5. When the Center intends to modify the standards, shapes, or places of advertisements, etc. already consulted pursuant to paragraph (4), it shall consult with the head of a Si, etc., and when it intends to extend the display period of advertisements, etc., or to modify the contents of advertisements, it shall notify the head of a Si, etc. thereof.
(3) The Center shall select an outdoor advertising agency to conduct outdoor advertising business in a fair and transparent competitive manner. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(4) Detailed standards, method, etc. for selecting an outdoor advertising agency under paragraph (3) shall be determined by the Center after obtaining the approval thereof from the Minister of the Interior and Safety. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(5) If it is necessary for the improvement of outdoor advertisements, etc. or the promotion or development of outdoor advertising business, the Center may conduct a pilot project for advertisements, etc. to which new materials, new technology or new displaying methods, which may be applied and used to advertisements, etc. according to the scope, procedure and method prescribed in Article 6 (2) through 4 of the Act, are applied. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 31 (Distribution, etc. of Earnings from Outdoor Advertising Business for Raising Fund)
(1) The calculation method, and ratio and method of distribution of earnings from outdoor advertising business under Article 6 (5) of the Act shall be as prescribed in subparagraphs 2 and 3 of attached Table 2. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24632, Jun. 21, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(2) The earnings from outdoor advertising business distributed to support international events shall be used for the preparation, operation, etc of international events, and the earnings from outdoor advertising business distributed to support Cities/Dos and Sis/Guns/Gus shall be used for the improvement of advertisements, etc.
(3) The Center shall distribute the earnings accumulated from outdoor advertising business conducted under the proviso to Article 6 (3) of the Act by preparing the income and expenditure plan and enforcement plan, and the earnings distributed to the Center shall be managed as prescribed by the articles of association of the Korea Local Finance Association under the Korea Local Finance Association Act.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER VIII COMMITTEES RELATED TO OUTDOOR ADVERTISEMENTS
 Article 32 (Composition and Operation of Committee for Deliberation on Outdoor Advertisements)
(1) The director general of a City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu in charge of outdoor advertising affairs (referring to the person designated by municipal ordinance of a City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu, if a City/Do or Si/Gun/Gu has no competent director general) shall be the chairperson of the committee for deliberation on outdoor advertisements established in the relevant City/Do or Si/Gun/Gu pursuant to Article 7 (1) of the Act (hereafter referred to as "deliberative committee"), and a person nominated by the chairperson from among the members of the committee shall be the vice chairperson. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(2) The members shall be appointed or commissioned by the Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si, etc. from among related public officials or persons with extensive knowledge on and experience in advertisements, etc. In such cases, number of the members who are public officials shall be less than one half of the total number of the members including the chairperson and the vice chairperson.
(3) No member shall participate in a deliberation on the agenda in which he/she himself/herself, his/her spouse, his/her lineal ascendants and descendants, or his/her siblings have a direct interest.
(4) The term of office of a member shall be two years: Provided, That the term of office of a member who fills a vacancy shall be the remainder of his/her predecessor's term of office, and where any member who is a public official is appointed or commissioned by reason of his/her specific position, he/she shall hold office as long as he/she hold his/her position.
(5) A deliberative committee may establish and operate a subcommittee comprised of not less than three members, in order to efficiently execute its deliberation.
(6) The chairperson of a deliberative committee shall convene and chair the meetings of the committee.
(7) When the chairperson of a deliberative committee is unable to perform his/her duties due to any extenuating circumstances, the vice chairperson shall act on behalf of him/her.
(8) A meeting of a deliberative committee shall be held by attendance of the majority of the incumbent members, and a resolution shall be made by the consent of the majority of members present: Provided, That where the contents of the agenda items are insignificant or where municipal ordinance of a City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu prescribes, the requirements for holding a meeting and adopting a resolution shall be as prescribed by the relevant municipal ordinance.
(9) In order to efficiently conduct affairs of a deliberative committee, a deliberative committee shall have one secretary who shall be appointed by the Mayor/Do Governor or the head of a Si, etc. from among public officials under his/her control.
(10) Matters necessary for the composition, operation, etc. of a deliberative committee and subcommittees other than those prescribed in paragraphs (1) through (9) shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 33 (Functions of Deliberative Committee)
A Deliberative Committee shall deliberate on the following matters:
1. Matters that should undergo deliberation of a deliberative committee under the Act and this Decree;
2. Matters prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do or a Si/Gun/Gu as those subject to the deliberation of a deliberative committee or those that may be referred thereto for deliberation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 34 (Composition and Operation of Outdoor Advertising Policy Committee)
(1) "Related administrative agencies prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 7-2 (2) 1 of the Act means the Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the Ministry of Science, and ICT, the Ministry of the Interior and Safety, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the National Police Agency and the Korea Communications Commission. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
(2) The chairperson of the Outdoor Advertising Policy Committee (hereafter referred to as the "Policy Committee") (hereafter referred to as the "chairperson" in this Article) under Article 7-2 (1) of the Act shall exercise overall control of the affairs of the Policy Committee and preside over the meetings of the Policy Committee.
(3) When the chairperson is unable to perform his/her duties due to any extenuating circumstances, a person nominated by the chairperson shall act on behalf of him/her.
(4) A majority of the members of the Policy Committee shall constitute a quorum, and any decision thereof shall require the concurring vote of at least a majority of those present.
(5) In order to efficiently conduct affairs of the Policy Committee, the Policy Committee shall have one secretary, and the director in charge of outdoor advertisement affairs in the Ministry of the Interior shall be the secretary. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 24632, Jun. 21, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014>
(6) The Policy Committee may, if deemed necessary, request the related agencies or organizations to submit data, documents, etc. concerning outdoor advertisements, or require the related public officials, interested parties, witnesses, etc. to attend a meeting and hear their opinions.
(7) Matters necessary for the operation of the Policy Committee other than those prescribed in paragraphs (1) through 6 shall be determined by the chairperson through a resolution by the Policy Committee.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 34-2 (Dismissal of Members of Outdoor Advertising Policy Committee)
Where the members falling under each subparagraph of Article 7 (2) 2 of the Act falls under any of the followings, the Minister of the Interior and Safety may dismiss the relevant member: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. If a member is unable to perform his/her duty due to a mental disorder;
2. If there is a misdeed relevant to member’s duty;
3. If a member is found incompetent on the ground of his/her neglect of duty, demeaning conduct, or on any other ground;
4. If a member expresses himself/herself that it is impracticable to perform his/her duty.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
 Article 35 (Allowance and Travel Expenses)
Members attending a meeting of a deliberative committee or the Policy Committee may be paid an allowance and travel expenses within budgetary limits, and members participating in a deliberation in the manner prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do or Si/Gun/Gu shall be paid an allowance within budgetary limits: Provided, That this shall not apply where members who are public officials attend a meeting or participate in a deliberation in direct connection with the performance of their service.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER IX SAFETY INSPECTION
 Article 36 (Advertisements, etc. Subject to Safety Inspection)
"Advertisements, etc. prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the forepart of Article 9 (1) of the Act means the following advertisements, etc.: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24632, Jun. 21, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Signboards using walls falling under any of the following: Provided, That those displayed directly on wall surfaces, etc. of a building by paints shall be excluded:
(a) Those displayed on the fourth or higher floor of a building;
(b) Signboards one side of which is not less than ten meters long;
2. Protruding signboards the upper end of which stands not less than five meters high from the ground and the area of one side of which measures not less than one square meter;
3. Rooftop signboards: Provided, That those falling under any of the following shall be excluded:
(a) A bowling-pin-shaped signboard the height of which from the floor of the rooftop to the upper part of the signboard is less than four meters;
(b) A signboard painted directly, or displayed in a three-dimensional shape, on a rooftop structure without any billboard;
4. Prop-supported signboards standing not less than four meters high from the ground (excluding prop-supported signboards displayed directed on temporary fences by paints under Article 24 (2) 6 (d)), advertisements using public facilities, advertisements using transportation facilities, and designated billboards for placards;
5. Advertising balloons installed using a billboard that stands not less than four meters high;
6. Advertisements the method, location, and place, etc. of display of which are prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do in order to ensure the safety of general public;
7. Billboards for advertisements set forth in subparagraphs 1 through 6.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 37 (Criteria, Timing, Method, etc. of Safety Inspection)
(1) The criteria of safety inspection under Article 9 (1) of the Act shall be as in attached Table 4.
(2) Any of the following cases shall be subject to safety inspection: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. Where an advertisement, etc. is displayed for the first time. In such cases, the approval for use under Article 22 of the Building Act shall substitute for the first safety inspection pursuant to Article 9 (1) of the Act for a billboard that requires approval for use under the same Act;
2. Where the size, materials used, location or place of an advertisement, etc. among the matters permitted or reported has been changed;
3. Where one intends to obtain approval for the extension of the display period permitted or reported;
4. Where safety inspection is deemed by the head of a Si, etc. (where a person obtains permission from or reports to the Mayor/Do Governor pursuant to Article 3-2 of the Act, referring to the Mayor/Do Governor; hereinafter the same shall apply in this Article) as particularly necessary for the purpose of preventing danger and injury to the general public, after deliberation by the deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu.
(3) A person who intends to receive an safety inspection under paragraph (2) shall submit to the head of a Si, etc. a written application for safety inspection in attached Form No. 1 within the fixed date classified as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. In cases falling under the forepart of paragraph (2) 1 or paragraph (2) 2: Within 15 days from the date of display or change (in cases falling under the forepart of paragraph (2) 1, drawings and specifications of the advertisements, etc. shall be appended);
2. In cases falling under paragraph (2) 3: Within 30 days before or after the expiration date of the display period permitted or reported.
(4) The head of a Si, etc. shall, issue a certificate of completion of safety inspection pursuant to Article 9 (1) of the Act in attached Form No. 6 in respect of the advertisement, etc. that has passed safety inspection. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 38 (Entrustment, etc. of Safety Inspection Services)
(1) "Person prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 9 (2) of the Act means any of the following persons, who are prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu:
1. Architects under the Certified Architects Act;
2. Organizations or non-profit corporations related to certified architects;
3. Organizations or non-profit corporations of persons who have acquired technical qualifications in the architecture or outdoor advertising-related fields;
4. Other persons who are deemed competent for safety inspection equivalent to persons prescribed in subparagraphs 1 through 3.
(2) Inspection facilities and equipment of a person eligible for being entrusted with the safety inspection services under paragraph (1), qualifications and number of inspectors, gist of inspection, and other necessary matters concerning the safety inspection shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 38-2 (Standards, Timing, and Methods, etc. of Safety Inspection against Damage, etc. from Storm and Flood)
(1) The head of a Si, etc. (referring to the Mayor/Do Governor where a person who intends to display advertisements obtains permission from or report to the Mayor/Do Governor pursuant to Article 3-2 of the Act) shall establish a plan for safety inspection of outdoor advertisements pursuant to Article 9-2 of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “safety inspection plan”) and conduct a safety inspection not less than once a year.
(2) The safety inspection plan pursuant to paragraph (1) shall include the following matters:
1. The timing of safety inspection;
2. The subjects of safety inspection;
3. The methods of safety inspection.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
CHAPTER X REMOVAL, ETC. OF ILLEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS, ETC.
 Article 38-3 (Objection against Suspension of Using Telecommunication Service)
(1) The users for whom the use of telecommunication service is suspended may raise an objection with head of a Si, etc. (referring to the Mayor/Do Governor where a person who intends to display advertisements obtains permission from or report to the Mayor/Do Governor pursuant to Article 3-2 of the Act) who requested the suspension of use, within 30 days from the day when the users were notified the suspension of use pursuant to Article 10 (5) of the Act.
(2) Persons who intend to raise an objection pursuant to paragraph (1) shall submit the written application of objection including the purposes and grounds of the objection.
(3) The head of a Si, etc. shall make a decision within 15 days from the day when he/she received the application for objection and notify the applicant of the objection of the result and ground, etc. of the application for objection: Provided, That where he/she fails to make a decision within such period due to unavoidable circumstances, he/she may extend the period up to 15 days.
(4) Persons who have objection against the decision pursuant to paragraph (3) may file an administrative appeal under the Administrative Appeals Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
 Article 39 (Procedure for Requesting Deliberation of Commission on Youth Protection)
The head of a Si, etc. shall, where he/she intends to request the Commission on Youth Protection to deliberate on contents of advertisements pursuant to Article 10 (6) of the Act, refer the matter in advance to the deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu for deliberation.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 39-2 (Procedure of Joint Inspection by Mayor/Do Governor and Head of Si, etc.)
Where the Mayor/Do Governor intends to conduct a joint inspection pursuant to Article 10 (7) of the Act, he/she shall establish an inspection plan including the followings and notify the relevant head of a Si, etc. (excluding a Special Self-Governing City Mayor and Special Self-Governing Province Governor; hereinafter the same shall apply in this Article) of it:
1. Necessity of the inspection;
2. The area subject to the inspection;
3. The timing, methods, etc. of the inspection;
4. Matters requiring cooperation with the head of a Si, etc. necessary for the inspection such as inspection manpower, equipment, articles, etc.;
5. Other matters necessary for the inspection.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016]
 Article 40 (Storage and Disposal of Removed Advertisements, etc.)
(1) The head of a Si, etc. shall, where he/she removes advertisements, etc. under Article 10-2 (1) of the Act, take measures for any of the following persons (hereafter referred to as the "manager, etc.") to easily know the storing places, etc. of the relevant advertisements. etc., as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu: Provided, That he/she may immediately scrap the advertisements, etc. which are unable to be recycled or improper to be kept in custody, such as posters, leaflets and placards: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. A person who has displayed or installed the relevant advertisements, etc.;
2. A person manages the relevant advertisements, etc.;
3. The owner of an advertisement;
4. An outdoor advertising agency.
(2) The head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall, where he/she keeps the advertisements, etc. removed under Article 10-2 (1) of the Act in custody, publicly announce such facts for not less than 15 days on the billboard of the relevant Si/Gun/Gu as prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu, and prepare and keep a list of advertisements, etc. being kept in custody so that the interested parties can peruse it.
(3) Where the advertisements, etc. removed under Article 10-2 (1) of the Act are likely to be destroyed or damaged, or where it is likely that they may be illegally displayed continuously if returned, the head of a Si, etc. may sell them and keep proceeds from sale in custody. In such cases, such fact shall be publicly announced, applying mutatis mutandis paragraph (2).
(4) In selling the advertisements, etc. under paragraph (3), a public tender shall be held under the Act on Contracts to Which a Local Government Is a Party, except for the following cases:
1. Where it is deemed that there will be no participants even if a public tender is held;
2. Where it is deemed that a public tender is unfair, such as the case of the advertisements, etc. of trivial asset value.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 41 (Return, etc. of Advertisements, etc.)
(1) When the head of a Si, etc. intends to return the advertisements, etc. kept in custody under Article 40 (including the proceeds from sale) to the manager, etc., he/she shall verify the name, address, and date of birth of a person who is to receive the returned advertisements, etc., and whether he/she is a justifiable manager. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(2) When the head of a Si, etc. returns the advertisements, etc. under paragraph (1), he/she may collect from the manager, etc. the expenses incurred for the imposition of an administrative fine, the removal, transport, keeping in custody, sale, etc. of the advertisements, etc.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 42 (Devolvement of Unreturned Advertisements, etc.)
Even if one month elapses since the last day of public announcement period under Article 40 (2), where the manager, etc. to receive the returned advertisements, etc. is unknown or if no request for such return is made, the relevant advertisements, etc. shall devolve on the relevant Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 43 (Imposition and Collection of Charge for Compelling Compliance)
(1) The standards for imposing the charge for compelling the compliance under Article 10-3 of the Act shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu within the scope of attached Table 5.
(2) The statutes concerning the management of the national funds shall apply mutatis mutandis to the procedures for imposition and collection of charges for compelling the compliance (including overpayment, erroneous payment, or disposition on deficits). In such cases, the method of and period for raising an objection shall be described in the notice of payment.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER XI REGISTRATION OF AND EDUCATION, ETC. ON OUTDOOR ADVERTISING BUSINESS
 Article 44 (Standards and Procedures for Registration of Outdoor Advertising Business)
(1) "Technical ability, facilities, etc. prescribed by Presidential Decree" in the main sentence of Article 11 (1) of the Act means the standards for technical ability and facilities prescribed in attached Table 6.
(2) A person who intends to have his/her outdoor advertising business registered under Article 11 (1) of the Act shall submit to the head of a Si, etc. a written application in attached Form No. 7 along with the following documents: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. A document that proves his/her technical ability and compliance with the standards for facilities (excluding the national technical qualification certificates under the National Technical Qualifications Act) prescribed in attached Table 6;
2. A document that proves his/her completion of education under Article 12 of the Act.
(3) Where the head of a Si, etc. receives a written application under paragraph (2), he/she shall verify the certificate of a person holding the national technical qualification certificate prescribed in attached Table 6 through sharing of administrative information under Article 36 (1) of the Electronic Government Act: Provided, That where the applicant does not consent to such verification, he/she shall demand the applicant append a copy of the certificate.
(4) Unless an application for registration filed under paragraph (2) falls under any of the following cases, the head of a Si, etc. shall accept the registration:
1. Where the applicant fails to meet the technical ability and standards for facilities prescribed in attached Table 6;
2. Where the applicant for registration (in the case of a corporation, referring to the representative thereof) falls under the grounds for disqualification prescribed in Article 11-2 of the Act;
3. Where the applicant fails to complete the education under Article 12 of the Act;
4. Other cases where the applicant violates any limitation under the Act, this Decree, or other statutes.
(5) If any registration is made under paragraph (4), the head of a Si, etc. shall issue a registration certificate in attached Form No. 8, and the outdoor advertising agency shall post it inside the place of business. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 45 (Modification of Registration)
(1) Where any cause for modifying the registered matters occurs, an outdoor advertising agency shall file a written application for modification of registration with the head of a Si, etc. in attached Form No. 7, appending the registration certificate, within 30 days from the date on which such cause for modification of registration occurs pursuant to Article 11 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23939, Jul. 9, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(2) If a modification of registration is made under paragraph (1), the head of a Si, etc. shall reissue a registration certificate reflecting the matters modified.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 46 (Application for Reissuance of Registration Certificate)
Where the registration certificate issued is missing or damaged to the extent that it is no longer usable, the relevant outdoor advertising agency shall file a written application with the head of a Si, etc. for the reissuance of a registration certificate in attached Form No. 10, appending the certificate (excluding the cases where the registration certificate is missing). <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 47 (Report on Suspension, Closure, or Resumption of Business)
(1) A person who intends to make a report on suspension, closure, or resumption of an outdoor advertising business under Article 11 (2) of the Act shall submit to the head of a Si, etc. a written report in attached Form No. 7 along with the documents classified as follows: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. In cases of suspension or closure of business: Registration certificate;
2. In cases of resumption of business: A copy of the qualification certificate under attached Table 6 (excluding the national technical qualification certificates under the National Technical Qualifications Act).
(2) When a person who intends to make a report on closure of an outdoor advertising business under paragraph (1) intends to do such report under Article 8 (6) of the Value-Added Tax Act, he/she shall submit to the head of a Si, etc. a report on closure of an outdoor advertising business under paragraph (1) accompanied with a report on business closure under Article 13 (1) of the Enforcement Decree of the Value-Added Tax Act; or shall submit a combined application for civil petition as prescribed in Article 12 (8) of the Enforcement Decree of the Civil Petitions Treatment Act. In such cases, the head of a Si, etc. shall deliver the accompanied report on business closure under Article 13 (1) of the Enforcement Decree of the Value-Added Tax Act or the combined application for civil petition under Article 12 (8) of the Enforcement Decree of the Civil Petitions Treatment Act to the head of the competent tax office (including delivery via information and communications network; hereafter the same shall apply in this Article) without delay. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28527, Dec. 29, 2017>
(3) Where the head of the competent tax office receives a report on closure of an outdoor advertising business under paragraph (1) pursuant to Article 13 (5) of the Enforcement Decree of the Value-Added Tax Act and delivers it to the head of the relevant Si, etc., a report on closure of business referred to in paragraph (1) shall be deemed submitted. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28527, Dec. 29, 2017>
(4) Articles 44 (3) and 45 (2) shall apply mutatis mutandis to a report on resumption of business under paragraph (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 48 (Articles of Association of Outdoor Advertising Association)
The articles of association of an outdoor advertising association to be established under Article 11-3 (1) of the Act (hereafter referred to as the "Association") shall include the following matters under Article 11-3 (5) of the Act:
1. Objective;
2. Name;
3. Seat of the office;
4. Matters concerning the appointment of executive officers;
5. Matters concerning the acquisition or loss of membership and the rights and obligations of members;
6. Matters concerning general assembly and board of directors;
7. Matters concerning business;
8. Matters concerning membership fees;
9. Matters concerning assets and accounting;
10. Matters concerning the establishment and operation of the Association, its branches, and subdivisions;
11. Matters concerning the amendment to the articles of association;
12. Matters concerning dissolution;
13. Other important matters concerning the operation of the Association.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 49 (Education of Persons, etc. Engaged in Outdoor Advertising Business)
(1) Any of the following persons shall receive education conducted under Article 12 of the Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
1. A person who intends to newly engage in outdoor advertising business;
2. A person engaged in outdoor advertising business and a person who is entrusted with safety inspection pursuant to Article 9 (2) of the Act:
(a) Where the head of a Si, etc. deems it necessary to conduct supplementary education due to the enactments or amendments of the relevant statutes;
(b) Where the head of a Si, etc. deems it particularly necessary to conduct supplementary education, through deliberation by the deliberative committee of a Si/Gun/Gu;
3. An outdoor advertising agency who has received an administrative disposition under the Act.
(2) Necessary matters concerning the plan for conducting education under paragraph (1) shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of the a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 50 (Entrustment, etc. of Education)
(1) "Person prescribed by Presidential Decree" in Article 12 (4) of the Act means an educational institution, etc. which is deemed capable of conducting the education under Article 49 and meets the standards for facilities prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu.
(2) Necessary matters concerning the entrustment of education under Article 12 of the Act, methods of executing education, procedures for attending the classes, collection of educational costs, etc. shall be prescribed by ordinance of the a Si/Gun/Gu.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 51 (Standards for Administrative Dispositions)
Standards for the disposition of cancellation of registration or business suspension under Article 14 of the Act shall be as shown in attached Table 7.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 52 (Notification of Administrative Dispositions)
When the head of a Si, etc. cancels registration or orders business suspension of an outdoor advertising agency pursuant to Article 14 of the Act, he/she shall notify the heads of other Sis, etc. of the such fact within 15 days. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
 Article 53 (Sanctions, etc. against Outdoor Advertising Agencies outside Administrative Jurisdiction)
(1) Where an outdoor advertising agency, who is subject to cancellation of registration or an order of business suspension pursuant to Article 14 of the Act, happens to be a person having registered the outdoor advertising business in the administrative jurisdiction of the head of another Si, etc., he/she shall request the head of the competent Si, etc. to cancel registration or order to suspend business, appending the fact of violation and evidential documents. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
(2) Upon receiving a request under paragraph (1), the head of a Si/Gun/Gu shall cancel registration or order to suspend business unless any extenuating circumstances exist, and notify the results thereof within 15 days to the head of a Si/Gun/Gu who has made such request under paragraph (1).
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
CHAPTER XII RE-EXAMINATION OF REGULATIONS
 Article 54 (Re-Examination of Regulations)
The Minister of the Interior and Safety shall examine the appropriateness of the following matters every three years from the base date (referring to the period that ends on the day before the base date in every third year) specified in the following subparagraphs and take measures such as improvement: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 26852, Dec. 31, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
1. Advertisements and billboards subject to permission under Article 4: January 1, 2015;
2. Advertisements and billboards subject to report under Article 5: January 1, 2015;
3. Areas, places, and objects subject to permission or report under Article 6: January 1, 2015;
4. Procedures for permission and report under Article 7: January 1, 2015;
4-2. Standards for granting permission and accepting reports under Article 8: January 1, 2016;
5. Modifications of permitted and reported matters under Article 9 and extension of display period: January 1, 2015;
6. General methods of displaying advertisements, etc. under Article 12: January 1, 2014;
7. Methods of displaying advertisements, etc. using electricity under Article 14: January 1, 2014;
8. Methods of displaying rooftop signboards under Article 15: January 1, 2014;
8-2. Methods of displaying prop-supported signboards under Article 16: January 1, 2016;
9. Methods of displaying advertisements using public facilities under Article 17: January 1, 2015;
10. Methods of displaying advertisements using transportation facilities under Article 18: January 1, 2015;
11. Methods of displaying advertisements using means of transportation under Article 19: January 1, 2015;
12. Standards for restriction on leniency on methods of displaying advertisements, etc. in specific areas under Article 21 (6): January 1, 2015;
13. Areas, places, or objects prohibited from displaying advertisements, etc. under Article 24: January 1, 2015;
14. Designation of self-regulated areas for advertisements, etc. under Article 26: January 1, 2015;
15. Operation of residents' council under Article 27: January 1, 2015;
16. Areas for modelling improvement of advertisements, etc. under Article 28: January 1, 2015;
17. Methods of displaying advertisements, etc. for public purposes under Article 29: January 1, 2015;
18. Scope of advertisements, etc. subject to safety inspection under Article 36: January 1, 2014;
19. Criteria, timing, method, etc. of safety inspection under Article 37: January 1, 2014;
20. Standards and procedures for registration of outdoor advertising business under Article 44: January 1, 2014.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 25050, Dec. 30, 2013]
CHAPTER XIII ADMINISTRATIVE FINES
 Article 55 (Imposition of Administrative Fines)
The criteria for imposition of administrative fines under Article 20 (3) of the Act shall be prescribed by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu within the scope provided for in attached Table 8.
[This Article Wholly Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011]
ADDENDA
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on February 2, 1991: Provided, That the provisions of Articles 42 and 43 relating to the execution of education on advertisements, etc. shall enter into force on August 2, 1991, whereas the provisions of subparagraph 7 of Article 17 relating to the area prohibited from the display of protruding signboards shall come into force on January 1, 1994.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning National Sports Promotion Advertisements) Notwithstanding this Decree, the Mayor/Do governor may, with respect to national sports promotion advertisements displayed pursuant to the previous Municipal Rule of the City/Do concerned as at the time this Decree enters into force, renew the permission to display until December 31, 1998, in accordance with the previous provisions.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 13517, Dec. 17, 1991>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 13655, May 30, 1992>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 1, 1992.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 13856, Feb. 24, 1993>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures concerning Previous Advertisements, etc.) The advertisements, etc. under display in accordance with the previous provisions as at the time this Decree enters into force may, notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree relating to the restriction on the display of other advertisements, etc under Article 13 (7), be displayed until December 31, 1995, in accordance with the previous provisions.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 14486, Dec. 31, 1994>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 1995.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 15271, Feb. 6, 1997>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) (Transitional Measures) The advertisements, etc. which were set up or displayed, or issued with a certificate of permission or a certificate of report in accordance with the previous provisions as at the time this Decree enters into force may, notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree, be set up or displayed within such a period of display applicable to the outdoor advertisement, etc. in question as is allowed under the previous provisions.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 15598, Dec. 31, 1997>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 1998.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 15639, Feb. 19, 1998>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 16112, Feb. 8, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 1999.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 16125, Feb. 26, 1999>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures)
(1) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree, the methods of displaying other advertisements, etc. under the amended provisions of Article 30-2 shall be governed by the previous provisions until it is determined by the municipal ordinance of a City/Do.
(2) The advertisements, etc., which are installed or displayed or with respect to which certificates of completion of permission or report are issued under the previous provisions as at the time this Decree takes effect, may be installed or displayed in accordance with the previous provisions only for the period of displaying the advertisements under the previous provisions, notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree, and the advertisements, etc., which are displayed in an area directly visible under the amended provisions of Article 6 (1) and not publicly notified under the previous provisions of Article 6 (1) as at the time when this Decree enters into force, may be displayed for three years beginning with the date this Decree enters into force, notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 16850, Jun. 23, 2000>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2000.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 16891, Jul. 1, 2000>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2000. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 13 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 17412, Nov. 22, 2001>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Billboards to be Permitted or Reported)
The amended provisions of Articles 4 (2) and 5 (2) shall be applicable from the portion of permission or report first made after the enforcement of this Decree (including modified permission or modified report).
Article 3 (Special Cases of Applying Period of Display Method of Advertisements for Use of Business Automobiles)
The amended provisions of Article 28 (1) shall not be applicable during the display period under subparagraphs 5 through 8 of the attached Table of the Enforcement Decree of the Support of the 14th Asian Games Act.
Article 4 (General Transitional Measures)
With respect to the advertisements, etc. which have been installed or displayed or for which a certificate of permission or that of report has been issued under the previous provisions as at the time of enforcement of this Decree, they may be installed or displayed under the previous provisions only during the period of displaying the relevant advertisements, etc. notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Scope of Means of Transportation)
The advertisements, etc. displayed on ships or aircraft (excluding airships) as at the time of enforcement of this Decree may be displayed not later than the date on which three years have elapsed after the enforcement of this Decree, notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 28 (4) and (5).
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Matters Delegated to Municipal Ordinances)
The matters newly delegated to municipal ordinance of a City/Do or of a Si/Gun/autonomous Gu under this Decree shall be governed by the previous provisions not later than the time when the relevant municipal ordinance of a City/Do or of a Si/Gun/autonomous Gu is enacted or amended.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 17616, May 27, 2002>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
(2) and (3) Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 17816, Dec. 26, 2002>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2003.
Articles 2 through 17 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 18868, Jun. 23, 2005>
(1) (Enforcement Date) This Decree shall enter into force on June 24, 2005.
(2) (General Transitional Measures) With respect to the advertisements, etc. which have been installed or displayed or for which a certificate of permission or that of report has been issued under the previous provisions as at the time of enforcement of this Decree, they may be installed or displayed pursuant to the previous provisions only for the period of displaying the relevant advertisements, etc. under the previous provisions, notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree.
(3) (Transitional Measures concerning Matters to Be Determined by Municipal Ordinance, etc. of Si/Gun/Gu) The matters to be newly determined by municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu or publicly notified (including being designated or recognized; hereafter the same shall apply in this paragraph) or determined by the head of a Si/Gun/Gu under the amended provisions of this Decree shall be governed by the previous municipal ordinance of a City/Do or a previous public notice or determination by the Mayor/Do governor, respectively, until the municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu concerned is newly enacted or the head of a Si/Gun/Gu concerned gives a public notice of or determines the relevant matters.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 18903, Jun. 30, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2005.
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19073, Sep. 30, 2005>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on October 1, 2005. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 19407, Mar. 23, 2006>
This Decree shall enter into force on June 24, 2006.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19493, May 30, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 1, 2006.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 19507, Jun. 12, 2006>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 19548, Jun. 23, 2006>
This Decree shall enter into force on June 24, 2006.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 19639, Aug. 4, 2006>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on August 5, 2006.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 20120, Jun. 28, 2007>
This Decree shall enter into force on July 4, 2007.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 20506, Dec. 31, 2007>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20741, Feb. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 20911, Jul. 9, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That Articles 4, 15, 31, 32-2, 33 and 34, and the amended provisions of attached Table 4 shall enter into force on December 22, 2008.
Article 2 (General Transitional Measures)
With respect to advertisements, etc. which have been displayed or for which a certificate of permission or that of report has been issued under the previous provisions as at the time of enforcement of this Decree, they may be installed or displayed pursuant to the previous provisions only for the period of displaying the relevant advertisements, etc. under the previous provisions, notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Advertisements for Public Purpose)
Advertisements, etc. of the State, etc. for the public purpose displayed pursuant to the previous provisions as at the time this Decree enters into force shall obtain permission of or make a report to the head of the competent Si/Gun/Gu at the time of expiration of the display period of advertisements, etc. according to types of advertisements prescribed in attached Table 1 from the enforcement date of this Decree.
Article 4 (Transitional Measures concerning Advertisements Making Use of Existing Public Facilities)
Advertisements displayed pursuant to the previous provisions as at the time this Decree enters into force shall be deemed to have obtained permission or made a report pursuant to the amended provisions of this Decree until the expiration of the display period.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21098, Oct. 29, 2008>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21590, Jun. 30, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2009. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 9 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 21626, Jul. 7, 2009>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 21807, Nov. 2, 2009>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22073, Mar. 9, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 10, 2010.
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22151, May 4, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on May 5, 2010.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22449, Oct. 14, 2010>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on October 16, 2010.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 22467, Nov. 2, 2010>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22626, Jan. 17, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 22836, Apr. 4, 2011>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 10 (2) 3-2 and subparagraph 7 of attached Table 1 shall enter into force on the date on which six months elapse after the promulgation thereof.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23113, Aug. 30, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23215, Oct. 10, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Articles 2 (General Transitional Measures)
Any advertisement, etc. which is displayed or for which a permit or certificate of completion of report has been issued under the former provisions as at the time this Decree enters into force, may be displayed in accordance with the former provisions until the expiration date of the display period of such advertisement, etc. (if the period is less than two years, it shall be deemed two years), notwithstanding the amended provisions of this Decree.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Matters to Be Prescribed by Municipal Ordinance of City/Do or Matters to be Determined by Mayor/Do Governor)
Matters to be newly prescribed by municipal ordinance of a City/Do or matters to be determined or publicly notified (including designation and acknowledgement; hereafter the same shall apply) by the Mayor/Do Governor under the amended provisions of this Decree shall be governed by the former provisions, former municipal ordinance of a Si/Gun/Gu or the former provisons determined or publicly notified by the head of a Si, etc. until such matters are prescribed by the relevant municipal ordinance of a City/Do or determined or publicly notified by the Mayor/Do Governor.
Article 4 Omitted.
Article 5 (Relationship with Other Statutes)
Where any other statutes cite the former provisions of the Enforcement Decree of the Outdoor Advertisements, etc. Control Act as at the time this Decree enters into force, it shall be deemed to have cited the relevant provisions of this Decree in lieu of the former provisions, if any provisions corresponding thereto exist in this Decree.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23939, Jul. 9, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Use of Former Forms)
Attached Form No. 7 and 9 used under the former provisions as at the time this Decree enters into force may be used simultaneously with the forms provided for in this Decree until June 30, 2013.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24425, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24632, Jun. 21, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Amendment to Method of Displaying Streetlight Suspenders)
The method of displaying streetlight suspenders set up under the former provisions as at the time this Decree enters into force shall be governed by the former provisions, notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 29 (5) 5.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25029, Dec. 27, 2013>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25050, Dec. 30, 2013>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2014. (Proviso Omitted.)
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25456, Jul. 14, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 15, 2014.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 25535, Aug. 6, 2014>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25751, Nov. 19, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. Provided, That the provisions amended under Article 5 of Addenda that were promulgated before this Decree enters into force but the enforcement date of which has yet to arrive shall enter into force on the respective enforcement date of relevant Presidential Decree.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 25825, Dec. 9, 2014>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 26852, Dec. 31, 2015>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2016: Provided, That ...< omitted>... the amended provisions of attached Table 6 shall enter into force on July 7, 2016.
Articles 2 through 15 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27323, Jul. 6, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 7, 2016.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Amendment of Advertisements, etc. Subject to Permission or Report)
(1) Among horizontal signboards reported, installed and displayed pursuant to the previous Article 5 (1) 1 as at the time this Decree enters into force, advertisements subject to the permission pursuant to the amended provision of Article 4 (1) 1 (b) shall be deemed permitted as signboards using walls pursuant to the same provision.
(2) Among vertical signboards reported, installed and displayed pursuant to the previous Article 5 (1) 2 as at the time this Decree enters into force, advertisements subject to the permission pursuant to the amended provision of Article 4 (1) 1 shall be deemed permitted as signboards using walls pursuant to the same provision.
(3) The display period of advertisements deemed permitted as signboards using walls pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) shall be the display period pursuant to the previous report.
(4) No advertisements becoming subject to the report pursuant to the amended provision of Article 5 (1) 1 (b) of this Decree, which were not subject to the permission or report pursuant to the previous Article 5 (1) 1 (b) as at the time this Decree enters into force, shall be displayed without report until three years after the enforcement date of this Decree.
Article 3 Omitted.
Article 4 (Relationship to Other Statutes)
Any citation of the former Enforcement Decree of Outdoor Advertisements, etc. Control Act, or any provision thereof, in any statute in force as at the time this Decree enters into force, shall be deemed a citation of this Decree or the relevant provision hereof, in lieu of the former Enforcement Decree of the Outdoor Advertisements, etc. Control Act, or any provision thereof, if such relevant provisions exist herein.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27464, Aug. 29, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on August 30, 2016.
Articles 2 through 5 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27806, Jan. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 28, 2017.
Articles 2 through 4 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27971, Mar. 29, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 30, 2017. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 11 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28019, May 8, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicability to Distribution of Profits from Outdoor Advertising Business)
The amended provisions of subparagraph 3 (a) (the previous (b)) and (d) (the previous (e)) of attached Table 2 shall be applied to beginning with the profits of a quarter when the enforcement date of this Decree falls.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28211, Jul. 26, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 8 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 28527, Dec. 29, 2017>
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28553, Dec. 29, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on April 19, 2018. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28686, Feb. 27, 2018>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on March 27, 2018. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 and 3 Omitted.