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 permit you must provide 2 copies of plans detailing the size, position, materials, design and inscription and the procedure for the installation of the sign. You may need a certificate from a structural engineer approving the structural design. Public liability insurance may be required.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

No fees are required.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Sign Licence Application - PDF

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Signs Local Law 2005

Administering agency

City of Perth

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

City of Perth

Operating address: 27 St George's Terrace
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: GPO BOX C120
Perth, Western Australia 6839
Phone: 08 9461 3333
Fax: 08 9461 3083
Email: info.city@cityofperth.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Perth (Opens in new window)