There are many different types of signs, used for a variety of purposes. Below is a summary of some of the most common questions on signage.
Political campaign signs are defined in our Electoral Signage Guidelines(PDF, 322KB).
Type of Sign
Is there an application form?
Minimum cost of application
Temporary Community Event Signage
Real Estate Signage
Yes -Subject to compliance with Planning Scheme, General Purposes Local Law and the Shire’s Signage Policy
Planning - Variable
Moveable Advertising Signs in commercial areas
Moveable Advertising Signs in residential and rural areas
No – providing specified conditions in the General Purposes Local Law are met
• Community Group Signs & Structures • Signage on Council Reserves • Interpretive and Path Link Signage • Shopping Precinct and Arcade signage
No – a letter seeking Shire consent is sufficient
Yes - Subject to compliance with Planning Scheme
$75 for one sign, $125 for two or more signs
Tourist Route Signage
$50 per sign
Garage Sale Signs
Garage Sale Signs are not permitted on Public Land
Safety Advice Signage
Consent of landowner
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