Advertising Permit - City of Darwin - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to erect, install, place, paint or construct a sign, hoarding or advertisement on premises in a public place.

Advertising signs exhibited in other areas that can be seen from a roadway or public space may also require a permit.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • provide your details of the proposed advertising sign, including its contents, design, dimensions, and construction
  • provide details of when, where and how the sign is to be shown
  • if planning or building approval is required under legislation, you need to show evidence of relevant approval
  • provide consent of the owner of place if the sign is to be shown on property that isn't yours.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $180.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Banner Sites (permit fee per week):

  • commercial - $195.00
  • non-profit - $60.00
  • street light banner - $160.00

Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

City of Darwin

Contact details

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