Permit to Place Signs - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to erect, place or remove an advertising sign, banner or notice on a building, road or footpath. For example, approval may be required for the placement of A-frame sandwich boards, business signage on a building, temporary or movable / mobile signs. Signs also include banners or flag-like materials and signs affixed to buildings, fences, trees and other council property.

Approval may also be required for the use of commercial signage mounted on vehicles and / or trailers. It is recommended that you contact your local council prior to erecting, placing or affixing any type of signage

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$385.00

Directory or finger boards. Fees for 2016-17.

Application

Fees for portable signs vary depending on location. Fees range from $132 to $290 per square metre. Please consult the responsible council for information on fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$77.50

First time applications. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$77.50

Promotional permit. Fees for 2016-17.

Application$600.00

Real estate agents (portable signs), per year per company. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application for Planning Permit - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Application for a Promotion Permit - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Permit to Place Signs - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

 Resources
Apply

Advertising Signs Information Sheet - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Comply

Promotion Permit Guidelines - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Administering agency

City of Boroondara

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 (Victoria)

Local law(s) name

Amenity Local Law 2009

Contact details

Local Laws Officer
City of Boroondara


Operating address:
8 Inglesby Road
Camberwell, Victoria 3124
Mailing address:
Private Bag 1
Camberwell
Victoria 3124

Phone:

03 9278 4444

Fax:

03 9278 4466
boroondara@boroondara.vic.gov.au

Supporting information

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