Approval to Place or Display Items on or Near a Public Road - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to display items on or near a public road.

This includes having any article, item, product or sign (whether for sale or otherwise):

  • On a public road;
  • Near a public road;
  • Outside a shop window or doorway abutting a public road; or
  • Beneath an awning over a public road.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must provide details such as the type of activity, its location and proposed duration.

If the application applies to particular land, you must be the owner of the land or have consent from the owner.

If the Crown is the owner of the land, you must have consent from the Minister or a person authorised by the Minister.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the approval.



Additional fees will apply depending on individual circumstances and location. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.


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Approval to Place or Display Items on a Road or in a Public Place - Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for a copy of this document.

Administering agency

Tweed Shire Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Tweed Shire Council

Operating address:
Murwillumbah Civic Centre, 10-14 Tumbulgum Road
NSW 2484
Mailing address:
PO BOX 816
Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484




02 66702400


02 66702429


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