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Remember to wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

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Lawfully established signs

If your business signs (except portable signs) were lawfully complying with the previous bylaws, district plan or we have issued a permit, exemption or resource consent (where the signage was part of an overall development) the sign may remain in place as long as:

  • the size and location of the signage does not change
  • the signage does not change, so it no longer complies with the relevant approval
  • the signage complies with the key requirements in the bylaw concerning safety, illumination and content (see clauses 7-13 of the bylaw).

If you are not sure the signage you currently have complies with the new regulations, contact us on 09 301 0101.

Apply for a sign exemption

If your business needs another type of sign, you can apply for an exemption to the sign rules.

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