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Veranda signs in neighbourhood and local centre zones

You can display two types of veranda signs on a premises in these zones:

  • veranda fascia signs (on the board fixed to the outside edge of a veranda)
  • under veranda signs (under the veranda).

You cannot put signs on top of a veranda in a neighbourhood and local centre zone.

Veranda signs in these zones can only advertise the premises (for example, the business name) and things that you can buy or do on the premises, such as:

  • services
  • goods
  • products
  • activities
  • events.

Rules for veranda signs in neighbourhood and local centre zones

Veranda fascia signs

  • One sign per premises, with advertising content limited to 50 per cent of the sign.
  • Maximum projection from veranda fascia 30mm if over a council-controlled public place, like a roadway.
  • Minimum clearance from footpath to bottom of the sign 2.7m.
  • Maximum height of the sign 60cm (600mm).

Under veranda signs

  • One sign per 5m of building frontage.
  • Maximum of four signs per business.
  • Maximum depth of the sign 25cm (250mm).
  • Maximum height of the sign 60cm (600mm).
  • Must be a minimum of 5m away from any other veranda sign of the same premises.
  • Mounted at 90 degrees to the wall to which the veranda is attached.
  • Minimum clearance from footpath to bottom of the sign 2.7m.
  • Minimum 50cm (500mm) from front of the fascia.

More information

You can find a full description of the rules in clause eight of the Signs Bylaw 2022.

Find the zone for your premises

You can find out the zone for your premises by searching for your address on Geomaps. Under the results tab on the left hand side of your screen, you will find your property summary including your zone.

You should know

If you want to put up a business sign in scheduled heritage places you will need a resource consent.
 
Check Geomaps to see if your address is in a historic heritage area. Under the results tab on the left hand side of your screen, you will find your property summary.
 
If your property is a historic heritage property or in a historic heritage area, you will see this under the heading "Overlays".
 
Read about historic heritage places in the Auckland Unitary Plan. This will help you determine which historic heritage rules apply to you.

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