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New applications for advertising devices (signs) may be assessed under either Council's Local Law OR the MBRC Planning Scheme, depending on the type of advertising device and the proposed location.
Table 1 details the method of assessment for signs on private and public land.
Council regulates the installation and display of advertising devices (signs) to ensure that they:
An Advertising Device under the MBRC Planning Scheme is any permanent structure, device, sign or the like, intended for advertising purposes. This includes any framework, supporting structure or building feature that is provided exclusively or mainly as part of the advertisement.
The MBRC Planning Scheme has six classes of advertising devices. These include:
In the first instance, advertising devices regulated by the MBRC Planning Scheme are accepted development subject to requirements (do not need council approval) provided they meet the relevant requirements for accepted development for size, design and location outlined in the Advertising devices code (section 9.4.4). Where the advertising device does not meet the requirements for accepted development, council approval is required.
The zone of your property determines the type of advertising devices allowed as well as their size, design and location.
Where regulated by Council’s Local Law, advertising devices may be self-assessable signs or licensable signs. Refer to local laws for more information.