Portable Business Sign Application

A Business Sign is a sign that promotes or advertises a business or other commercial venture in the format of:

  • An ‘A’ or ‘T’ Frame sign  that is self-supporting sign made of rigid, lightweight material that is capable of being easily moved by hand;
  • A Vertical Banner sign made of fabric or similar material with a single mast constructed of carbon-fibre or similar flexible material attached to a weighted base or otherwise anchored to the ground. These are typically marketed as teardrop, feather or blade wing signs.

A Business sign does not include:

  • Fixed directional tourism signs or signs promoting public events (e.g. Concerts and music festivals, motorsport events, sporting events, cultural and community events, shows and fairs, exhibitions, wine and food festivals and surfing events);
  • Signs and advertising devices on or in the vicinity of highways and main roads that come under the control of the Commissioner of Main Roads; or
  • Signs, advertising or otherwise, that are covered under separate legislation (including elections signage), local planning policies or the Local Planning Scheme.

For more information regarding the use of Portable Signs, please see the City's Portable Advertising Signs in Public Places on the Policies Page. To make an application for portable advertising sign, please complete the form below. Alternatively, you may print and complete the Portable Advertising Signs Application Form located on our Lodge an application page and lodge in person at 2 Southern Drive, Busselton or post to Locked Bag 1, Busselton WA 6280.



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I/We declare that all details in this form are true and correct. (4) * *
I/We have read and understood the Portable Advertising Signs in Public Places policy. * *
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(1) - Note: Horizontal banner signs will only be approved when promoting or advertising sporting or community events or services.
(2) - Note: See Portable Advertising Signs in Public Places Policy for maximum number of signs.
(3) - Note: Applies to Sporting and Community Signs only.
(4) - Note: Making a false statement may be an offence