You will require this approval if you intend to place, construct or exhibit a hoarding or other advertising structure, including a sign, on or in the vicinity of a highway, main road or part of a road subject to a control of access declaration.
Control of access refers to a road or part of a road which has been declared to be subject to control of access and as such is only intended for use by prescribed traffic and may only be entered or exited at specified places. This includes a sign inside a building on your premises, if the sign is primarily directed at drivers or if the sign is lighted by artificial light.
Approval is not required in all circumstances, including:
- A for sale or for lease sign that is no greater than 1 square metre in area;
- A sign affixed to a building on a premises indicating the name, or the name and the business of the occupier of the premises that does not exceed 0.4 square metres in area; and
- A sign that is erected on a place between the boundary of a road and the building line of a premises that indicates the name, or the name and the business of the occupier of the premises.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval you must:
- Obtain any relevant approvals from the relevant local council;
- Submit the relevant form along with any other information requested by the Agency; and
- Pay any required fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Approximately 10 to 15 working days. However, the Agency can usually make special arrangements for urgent applications.
Main Roads Western Australia
Main Roads Act 1930 (Western Australia)
Main Roads (Control of Advertisements) Regulations 1996 (Western Australia)
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