Freestanding signs may only advertise a business or activity carried out on the site of the sign.
Rules for placing freestanding signs
- At least 5m from any building.
- At least 2m from the side boundary of the site if the site frontage is more than 6m wide.
- If the sign is primarily identifying or advertising a business or activity on the site, it must be at least 10m from portable signage or any other freestanding sign on the same site. This includes a freestanding billboard.
Number of freestanding signs permitted per site
- Sites with a road frontage of 60m or less – one freestanding sign per road frontage (including billboards).
- Sites with a road frontage of more than 60m and less than 100m – two freestanding signs per road frontage (including billboards).
- Sites with a road frontage of 100m or more – up to three freestanding signs per road frontage (including billboards).
- Maximum 8m high by 2m wide
- Maximum surface area 4 square metres
- Way finding signs must be under 2 square metres.