Movable Signs Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


This code outlines the requirements that must be met when placing or keeping a movable sign in a public place. These requirements include:

  • construction and safety
  • content
  • placement
  • number and time limits
  • designated areas and insurance.

Movable signs covered by this code may include:

  • business signs
  • real estate signs
  • community signs
  • electoral advertising signs.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Public Unleased Land Act 2013 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Parks and Territory Services Division

City Services

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Land Use Unit

City Services

Parks and Territory Services Division

Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6205 8794
Fax: 02 6207 7133