Home business sign

If you are running a business from home, you are permitted to display a small advertisement identifying the names or trade, business or calling of the occupants of a home business premises.

You do not need anything in writing from Brisbane City Council to display a permitted home business sign, provided you comply with the relevant requirements.

The requirements for a home business sign are the sign:

  • must not be illuminated
  • may be painted, affixed to a wall or fence, or freestanding
  • must have an area of no greater than 0.6 square metres

More information

Find out more information, including Council requirements, about starting up and running a home business:


Last updated: 9 May 2019