Permit to Place Signs - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to place an advertising sign, banner or flag 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.

Approval may also be required for the use of commercial signage mounted on vehicles and / or trailers.

Placing moveable advertising signs / A-frame sandwich boards on a footpath may require permission under a footpath trading application.

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

This permit applies only to portable advertising boards. Permanent signs attached to a structure or building must be approved by the Building Control Group. Please consult the Council for any conditions on this licence.

Duration

Annual permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $215.00

Advertising boards. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $3.40

Standard banner per banner pole, per day. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $77.30

Standard banner installation or removal per banner. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $33.10

Super banner installation or removal per banner. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $5.40

Super banner per banner pole, per day. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $144.70

Signage hubs installation and removal fees per poster panel. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All -

For all other signs, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Licence All $75.00

Advertising board licence per month, you will also need to pay an application fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Activities Local Law 2009

Approval time

Six months prior to installation for banners.

Administering agency

City of Melbourne

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:

Local Laws Officer

City of Melbourne

Operating address: 90 - 120 Swanston Street
Melbourne, Victoria 3000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1603
Melbourne, Victoria 3001
Phone: 03 9658 9658
Email: enquiries@melbourne.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Melbourne (Opens in new window)