Permit to Place Signs - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to erect, place or remove an advertising sign, banner or notice 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. Signs also include banners or flag-like materials and signs affixed to buildings, fences, trees and other council property.

Approval may also be required for the use of commercial signage mounted on vehicles and / or trailers. 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 $205.00

Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $96.35

Installation or removal of a standard banner (per banner). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $68.65

Installation or removal of a super banner (per banner). Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Licence All $72.00

Per month, you will also need to pay an application fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Miscellaneous All $3.20

Duration/usage fee per banner pole, per day. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Miscellaneous All $5.20

Duration/usage fee per banner pole, per day. Fees for 2017-18.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 VIC

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.

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)