Advertising signs

If you are planning to display advertising signs for your business, home business, club, charity or garage sale, there are rules that apply and you may need approval from Brisbane City Council. Find out if your signs are permitted without a licence or how to apply if you need approval.

Sign approval

Find the key facts about sign locations and use the advertising signs tool to find out what signs you are permitted to have. Learn about licensable, generally inappropriate and prohibited signs.

Advertising sign fees

Find out all the details about fees including application, renewal, pre-lodgement, transfers and exemptions.

Advertisements Local Law

You can download the Local Law that governs advertising signs.

Advertising sign forms and fact sheets

Quick access to all the application forms and helpful information for advertising signs.

How to apply

For some licensed signs you can apply for an express assessment.

Advertising signs glossary

Understand the definitions of the main advertising sign terms.

Information for existing signs licensees

Find out how to change, transfer or cancel your licence. Existing licences will automatically receive a renewal notice before expiry.