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 a licence to erect a sign you must:

  • Not contravene any safety regulation or be injurious to the natural beauty of the area;
  • Provide a plan drawn to scale of not less than 1:50 showing the size, position, design from a street; and
  • Obtain planning approval for the sign.

Duration

As specified on permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

$75 each with a maximum of $150 for multiple signs.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2001

Signs, Hoardings and Bill Posting Local Law 1960

Administering agency

City of Rockingham

Contact details

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

Building Services

City of Rockingham

Operating address: Civic Boulevard
Rockingham, Western Australia 6168
Mailing address: PO BOX 2142
Rockingham DC, Western Australia 6967
Phone: 08 9528 0333
Fax: 08 9592 1705
Email: customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Rockingham (Opens in new window)