Licence to Erect or Maintain a Sign - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to erect or maintain a sign or portable sign on a thoroughfare, public place or on private land. Types of signs can include but are not limited to:

  • For sale or lease signs;
  • Display home signs;
  • Horizontal signs;
  • Illuminated signs;
  • Pylon or town sign;
  • Rural producer's sign
  • Portable signs;
  • Political signs; or
  • Sign panels.

A sign licence is to be submitted with planning approval. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the licence.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Direction signs - Application: $45; Manufacture cost of one sign: $143.66; Install one sign: $110; Install two signs: $165.

Application

Fees will vary between $35 and $100 depending on the type of sign. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Administering agency

City of Cockburn

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Local Government Act Local Laws 2000

Contact details

Building Officer, Building Services Department
City of Cockburn


Operating address:
9 Coleville Crescent
Spearwood
WA 6163
Mailing address:
PO BOX 1215
Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia 6965

Phone:

08 9411 3444

Fax:

08 9411 3333
building@cockburn.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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