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Application type

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Before progressing with this application, you are encouraged to use the Advertising Signs Tool to check if your proposed signs are permitted without a licence.

Application details

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Meeting details

Council endeavours to hold meetings within ten business days of receiving your request. If you have a preferred meeting date and/or time, all efforts will be made to accommodate this request.

I want this meeting to be: *

Preferred meeting date and time *

Date
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The purpose of this meeting is to discuss (select all that apply) *

Describe the purpose of the meeting *

Location

The location of the advertising sign/s. Only ONE location per application is permitted.

Real Property description

You can find the lot, plan, zoning and signs environment by finding out the Facts about the proposed sign location or by contacting Council on 133 BNE (133 263)

Zoning

The proposed sign/s are: *

Transfer

Provide the licence number for the sign you want to transfer *

Amendment to existing licence

Provide the number of the licence you want to amend *

I want to amend: *

Provide a brief description of the amendment *

Cancellation

Provide the licence number for the sign you want to cancel *

Reviewing a Council Decision

Provide the reference number for the application to be reviewed *

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Describe the reason for this review request (there will also be an opportunity to attach additional documentation when you submit this application form) *

Applying for a new advertising sign/s

What type of licence is required? *

An Express Assessment application is available for the following sign types: created awning fascia sign ground sign projecting sign roof sign less than 5m2 sign written roof sign vertical banner freestanding sign wall sign less than 5m2
Is your application only for these sign types? *
Your application is eligible for Express Assessment – a streamlined process that provides you with a response from Brisbane City Council within five days.

Sign Details – Sign No.

Please note that this sign type is generally inappropriate. You can still apply for this sign type, however the term generally inappropriate provides a very rough initial guide only of the prospects for approval. If you need further information please contact Council’s Business Hotline on 133 BNE (133 263).

Outline the special circumstances that may justify the approval of the advertisement. Examples are provided in the Subordinate Local Law. *

Describe the exact location of the sign (e.g. centre of western wall or above shop 5) *

Wording of sign *

Height of sign (in metres) *

m

Width of sign (in metres) *

m

Number of faces *

Total area of sign *

m2

Is the sign illuminated? *

Select the type of illumination in the sign (select all that apply) *

Describe the type of illumination in the sign *

Temporary Sign Dates *

Start date
Finish date

Created awning fascia sign checklist for express assessment

1.
The advertisement content will contain first part advertising only.
2.
The advertisement will not be designed to resemble a traffic sign or traffic control device.
3.
The advertisement will only be exhibited in a :
City Centre Environment Business Centres Environment Industry Environment Green Space Environment
4.
The supporting structure will comply with structural standards and codes under applicable laws such as the Queensland Building Act 1975.
5.
The support structure or fixing will be
Concealed from view or Designed and constructed In a simple, neat and tidy manner or As an integral feature of the advertisement
6.
The total of all the advertisements on the property will be less than 6% of the area of the site, i.e. if the block of land is 1000m2, there can be no more than a total of 60 square metres of signage.
7.
The advertisement will not extend more than 50% of the height of the fascia.
8.
The area of the advertisement that extends beyond the fascia will be less than 25% of the area of the fascia.
9.
There will be a minimum clearance of 2.4 metres between the lowest part of the advertisement and the footway surface.

Ground sign checklist for express assessment

1.
The advertisement content will contain first part advertising only.
2.
The advertisement will not be designed to resemble a traffic sign or traffic control device.
3.
The advertisement will only be exhibited in a :
City Centre Environment Business Centres Environment Industry Environment Green Space Environment
4.
The advertisement will not obstruct the passage of pedestrians or vehicles.
5.
The advertisement will not obstruct pedestrians.
6.
The supporting structure will comply with structural standards and codes under applicable laws such as the Queensland Building Act 1975.
7.
The supporting structure or fixings will be:
Concealed from view or Designed and constructed In a simple, neat and tidy manner or As an integral feature of the advertisement
8.
The total area of all the advertisement on the property will be less than 6% of the area of the site, i.e. if the block of land is 1000m2, there can be no more than a total of 60m2 of signage.
9.
The advertisement will be exhibited in a landscaped environment, i.e. surrounded by low level planting.
10.
The advertisement will not have a height exceeding 1.8 metres.
11.
The advertisement will not have an area exceeding 6m2.
12.
The advertisement will not face an adjoining property unless it is 3 metres or more from the boundary of that site.
13.
The advertisement will be displayed in a manner that results in only the front of the sign being visible from a road or public place.
14.
Not more than one ground sign will be exhibited on the site unless the street frontage exceeds 100 metres and in that instance the ground signs will be at least 60 metres apart.

Projecting sign checklist for express assessment

The projecting sign will be: *

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The advertisement will not project more than 750mm from the building
2.
The maximum vertical height of the advertisement will not exceed 7.5 metres
3.
The maximum width (thickness) of the advertisement will not exceed 0.3 metres
1.
The advertisement will not project more than 1.5 metres from the building
2.
The maximum vertical height of the advertisement will not exceed 0.5 metres
3.
The maximum width (thickness) of the advertisement will not exceed 0.3 metres
4.
The advertisement content will contain first part advertising only.
5.
The advertisement will not be designed to resemble a traffic sign or traffic control device.
6.
The advertisement will only be exhibited in a:
City Centre Environment Business Centres Environment Industry Environment
7.
The supporting structure will comply with structural standards and codes under applicable laws such as the Queensland Building Act 1975
8.
The supporting structure or fixings will be:
Concealed from view or Designed and constructed In a simple, neat and tidy manner or As an integral feature of the advertisement
9.
The total area of all the advertisement on the property will be less than 6% of the area of the site, i.e. if the block of land is 1000m2, there can be no more than a total of 60m2 of signage
10.
There will be a minimum clearance of 2.4 metres between the lowest part of the advertisement and the footway surface
11.
The advertisement will not extend more than 10 metres above the ground, or extend above the wall to which it is attended

Roof sign checklist for express assessment

1.
The advertisement will only be exhibited in a:
City Centre Environment Business Centres Environment Industry Environment
2.
The building to which the advertisement is attached is not a Commercial Character Building
3.
The advertisement content will contain first part advertising only
4.
The advertisement will not be designed to resemble a traffic sign or traffic control device
5.
The supporting structure will comply with structural standards and codes under applicable laws such as the Queensland Building Act 1975
6.
The supporting structure or fixing will be:
Concealed from view or Designed and constructed In a simple, neat and tidy manner or As an integral feature of the advertisement
7.
The total area of all the advertisements on the property will be less than 6% of the area of the site, i.e. if the block of land is 1000 square metres there can be no more than a total of 60 square metres of signage.
8.
The total area of the advertisement will not exceed 5 square metres.
9.
The advertisement will be contained within the outline of the existing roof.
10.
The advertisement will not extend horizontally beyond the edge of the roof.
11.
The frame and structural support will be concealed from view with materials that complement the roof
12.
The advertisement will respect the character of the building on which it is exhibited.
13.
The advertisement will be visually compatible with other existing roof signs contained within the building

Signwritten Roof Sign checklist for express assessment

1.
The advertisement will only be exhibited in an Industry Environment.
2.
The advertisement content will contain first part advertising only.
3.
The advertisement will not be designed to resemble a traffic sign or traffic control device.
4.
The supporting structure will comply with structural standards and codes under applicable laws such as the Queensland Building Act 1975
5.
The supporting structure or fixings will be:
Concealed from view or Designed and constructed In a simple, neat and tidy manner or As an integral feature of the advertisement
6.
The total area of all the advertisement on the property will be less than 6% of the area of the site, i.e. if the block of land is 1000m2, there can be no more than a total of 60m2 of signage
7.
The total area of the advertisement will not exceed 5 square metres.
8.
The advertisement will be contained within the outline of the existing roof.
9.
The advertisement will not extend horizontally beyond the edge of the roof.
10.
The frame and structural support will be concealed from view with materials that complement the roof
11.
The advertisement will respect the character of the building on which it is exhibited.
12.
The advertisement will be visually compatible with any other existing roof signs contained within the building

Vertical banner freestanding sign checklist for express assessment

1.
The advertisement will only be exhibited in a:
City Centre Environment Business Centres Environment Industry Environment
2.
The advertisement content will contain first part advertising only.
3.
The advertisement will not be designed to resemble a traffic sign or traffic control device.
4.
The supporting structure will comply with structural standards and codes under applicable laws such as the Queensland Building Act 1975
5.
The supporting structure or fixings will be:
Concealed from view or Designed and constructed In a simple, neat and tidy manner or As an integral feature of the advertisement
6.
The total area of all the advertisement on the property will be less than 6% of the area of the site, i.e. if the block of land is 1000m2, there can be no more than a total of 60m2 of signage
7.
The maximum area of each face of the advertisement will not exceed 2.5m2.
8.
The maximum width of the advertisement will not exceed 750mm
9.
The top of advertisement (including supporting brackets) will not exceed 5 metres above the ground
10.
The advertisement will be erected not closer than 3 metres to the side or rear boundary of the property
11.
Multiple vertical freestanding signs displayed on the same property will be erected at least 6 metres apart

Wall sign checklist for express assessment

1.
The advertisement will only be exhibited in a:
City Centre Environment Business Centres Environment Industry Environment
2.
The advertisement content will contain first part advertising only.
3.
The advertisement will not be designed to resemble a traffic sign or traffic control device.
4.
The supporting structure or fixings will be:
Concealed from view or Designed and constructed In a simple, neat and tidy manner or As an integral feature of the advertisement
5.
The total area of all the advertisement on the property will be less than 6% of the area of the site, i.e. if the block of land is 1000m2, there can be no more than a total of 60m2 of signage
6.
The total area of the advertisement will not exceed 5 square metres
7.
The advertisement will be affixed flat against the wall
8.
The advertisement will not extend beyond a height of 12 metres from the ground
9.
The advertisement will not extend beyond the edge of wall or structure

Electrical and illumination requirements

The advertisement, if illuminated, will not be located beside or behind a set of traffic signals or in the sight line of a traffic signal
All electrical services will comply with the current Standards Association of Australia Wiring Rules and the requirements of the supply authority
All conduits, wiring, switches or other electrical apparatus installed on the advertisement will be concealed from view
Electrical equipment will not be mounted on an exposed surface
The advertisement will not contain scrolling, moving images or moving text
The advertisement will comply with the light levels (measured in candelas per square metre cd/m2) relevant for the Environment:
500 cd/m2 City Centre Environment Business Centre Environment 500 cd/m2 Local Shops Industry Environment 300 cd/m2 Residential Environment Green Space Environment
Advertisement within 100 metres of a Residential Environment will:
Not exceed luminance of 300cd/m2 Switch off the illumination between 10pm and 6am the following day
The illumination will be static (not flashing)

New Licensee details

The licensee is the individual or company that the advertising signs licence is granted to and must be a legal entity, i.e. a person or company. Please note that a business name or shop name is not a legal entity.

The Licensee is: *

Licensee details

The licensee is the individual or company that the advertising signs licence is granted to and must be a legal entity, i.e. a person or company. Please note that a business name or shop name is not a legal entity.

Is the Licensee making this application? *

The Licensee is: *

Individual details

Address details

Corporation/Incorporated Association details

Provide your Australian Business Number (ABN) details. *

If you do not hold a current ABN, you will be required to complete a ‘Statement by a Supplier’ form (available from the Australian Taxation Office) before entering into any funding agreement with the Australian Government.

Is the application in the name of a trust? *

Name of licensee's authorised representative

Address details

Is this postal address the registered address where the new licensee can receive legal documents (cannot be a PO Box)? *

Business size

Including yourself, how many people are currently employed by your business? Please include any part-time and casual staff *

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Applicant details

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Applicant type

The applicant must be the existing licensee. The existing licensee is the individual or company responsible for submitting a properly made transfer application to Council.

Who is making the application? *

Individual details

Address details

Is this postal address the registered address for receiving legal documents (cannot be a PO Box)? *

Is the applicant the property owner? *

Have you obtained the consent of the property owner to this application? *

You will need to obtain the consent of the property owner before proceeding with this application. You can save the form online and return to complete it when ready. Please select the Save and Close button at the top of the page.

Corporation/Incorporated Association details

Provide your Australian Business Number (ABN) details. *

If you do not hold a current ABN, you will be required to complete a ‘Statement by a Supplier’ form (available from the Australian Taxation Office) before entering into any funding agreement with the Australian Government.

Is the application in the name of a trust? *

Name of licensee's authorised representative

Address details

Is this postal address the registered address for receiving legal documents (cannot be a PO Box)? *

Is the applicant the property owner? *

Have you obtained the consent of the property owner to this application? *

You will need to obtain the consent of the property owner before proceeding with this application. You can save the form online and return to complete it when ready. Please select the Save and Close button at the top of the page.

Business size

Including yourself, how many people are currently employed by your business? Please include any part-time and casual staff *

howManyStaff

Attachments

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Site plans *
With location of all existing structures and proposed signage
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Sign/s design and construction details *
Either photos or drawings showing size, shape etc.
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Department of Main Roads approval *
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Site photos *
For each frontage inwards facing, outwards facing from proposed sign location/s and existing signage
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