Persons wishing to erect an Advertising Sign in the Tweed should obtain a copy of Development Control Plan Section A4 - Advertising Signs Code (272kB PDF)
. Some signage requires development approval. To determine if a development application is required contact Council's Development Assesment Unit on 1300 292 872 or (02) 6670 2400.
Road and Street SignageFor information in regards to road signage please see Roads and Bridges .
Bus Shelter Advertising/SignageFor information in regards to bus shelter advertising please see Public Transport and Bus Shelters .
Political Advertising Signage on Private Property
There is no limit to the number of signs allowed on a private property.
Therefore the following now applies:
- Signs will be permitted without Council development consent on a temporary basis, provided that they are no greater in area than 8,000 square centimetres, are located on private property, are non-illuminated or flashing, and are erected within 28 days before, and removed 14 days after the day of a Federal, State or Local Government Election.
- Any signs that do not comply with the above rules will be impounded by Council officers and will be the subject of a Council fee for retrieval.
- The Electoral period ends on 21 September 2013.
Political Signage on Council owned landNo signs are allowed within Council's road reserves, naturestrips, parks. Either freestanding pole signs, or those affixed to trees, fences or street furniture. Signs that do not comply with these rules will be impounded by Council officers and will be the subject of a Council fee for retrieval.
Last Updated: 19 November 2013