From 11:59pm Thursday 24 June, further eases to restrictions will be in place.
Find out more about restrictions and keep up to date
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.
You can also read more information in the Shire’s Signage Policy
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
Yes - Subject to compliance with a permit issued under the General Purposes Local Law
$200 (Local Law Permit Fee)
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
If you would like to report a problem regarding signage on the Mornington Peninsula, click the button below to be taken to our online reporting tool.
Report a Problem
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact us through the National Relay Service.
Visit: National Relay Service
TTY/voice calls: 133 677 Speak and listen: 1300 555 727 SMS relay: 0423 677 767
Open from 8.30am – 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).
Rosebud Office90 Besgrove Street, 3939
Mornington Office2 Queen Street, 3931
Hastings Office21 Marine Parade, 3915
Somerville Office1085 Frankston-Flinders Road, within Somerville Library, 3912
Please be aware that CCTV cameras are in operation at a number of Shire buildings, including municipal offices, recreation centres and youth centres.
Mornington Peninsula Shire acknowledges and pays respect to the Bunurong / BoonWurrung people, the traditional custodians of these lands and waters