Licence to Erect or Maintain a Sign - Western Australia

Description

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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Provide the council with plans, drawn to a scale of not less than 1:50 showing the size, position, design and inscription intended to be used;
  • Submit a certificate from a practising Structural Engineer certifying the structural integrity of a building intended to support a special pylon sign or a roof sign; and
  • Furnish in writing any further particulars required by the Building Surveyor.

Duration

6 Months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Licence to Erect or Maintain a Sign - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Activities in Thoroughfares, Public Places and Trading Local Law 2014

Administering agency

City of Melville

Contact details

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

Building Officer

City of Melville

Operating address: 10 Almondbury Road
Booragoon
WA 6154
Mailing address: Locked Bag 1
Booragoon
WA 6954
Phone: 08 9364 0666
Phone: 1300 635 845
Fax: 08 9364 0285
Email: melinfo@melville.wa.gov.au