Advertising devices glossary

Advertising device: means a temporary or permanent sign, structure or other device used for advertising including a structure, or part of a building, the primary purpose of which is to support the sign, structure or device but does not include:

  • an umbrella, marquee or portable shade structure that displays advertising where the umbrella, marquee or portable shade structure is used for the purpose it was designed and manufactured for
  • advertising displayed on a vehicle or vessel
  • skywriting or sign-writing by an aircraft
  • official traffic signs installed in accordance with the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995.

Advertising package: means all advertising devices proposed to be installed, erected or displayed on, or in relation to, a large development including a shopping centre, motor vehicle saleyard or new residential estate.

City Frame: means the area identified as the City frame in “Figure a—City core and City frame” in the Transport, access, parking and servicing code in the City Plan.

Commercial character building overlay: means the Commercial character building overlay map in the City Plan.

Heritage place: means a local heritage place or a Queensland heritage place as defined in the Queensland Heritage Act 1992.
Note: Local heritage places and Queensland heritage places are also identified in the Heritage overlay map in the City Plan.

Large development: means a development where the impact of advertising devices is intensified because of the scale of individual signs or the exhibition of multiple types of sign, both on and off a site. Examples include shopping centres, motor vehicle saleyards and new residential estates.

Pre-1911 building overlay: means the Pre-1911 building overlay map in the City Plan.

State -controlled road: has the meaning given by the Transport Infrastructure Act 1994.

Transport, access, parking and servicing code: means the Transport, access, parking and servicing code in the City Plan.

Last updated: 24 May 2021