You need Report and Consent to erect a hoarding over a street alignment.

If the hoarding projects more than 300mm beyond the allotment boundary or if it is erected onto a laneway, you also need to apply for a Road or Footpath Occupancy Permit from Council. You can learn more about this on our Apply for a Road and Footpath Occupancy Permit page.

To apply you need to provide:

  • Site plan showing the location and type of hoarding.
  • Full site plan showing the location and type of hoarding, width of footpaths and any street furniture.
  • Detailed architectural drawings of the hoarding or gantry (including section, elevations, standard details and fixing details).
  • A letter from the relevant building surveyor approving the proposed hoarding.
  • A Certificate of Currency showing public liability insurance. To apply for Report and Consent for a hoarding you need at least $10 million cover.

Complete the Application to Erect Hoardings Etc Over a Street Alignment and submit the application, supporting documentation and fee by email to [email protected] or at the Council offices using the details on our Contact us page. The fee is $299.80.

You also need to pay an inspection fee of $165 per inspection. The minimum charge is 1 month’s inspection. The charge is based on the usual requirement for 1 inspection per month.

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