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You need a permit for all signs, whether they’re on public or private land or buildings.
Promote the community and local groups while maintaining the overall look of an area and ensuring public safety when placing signs around Porirua City.
Your group must apply for permission before the sign is displayed. Apply to us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following information:
It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure signs are compliant.
Real estate signs do not require a permit but must meet the following requirements:
If any agents wish to have the sign conditions modified for any particular site then you need to contact us for approval.
A permit is required where signs are to be displayed on public or private land.
Apply in writing addressed in writing to the Chief Executive, Porirua City Council, PO Box 50-218, Porirua City or by email to email@example.com.
Your application must include the following information:
Signage must comply with Porirua City Council General Bylaw 1991 - Part 15 Signs.
Standard rules apply with the exception of sign size and duration of display:
Additional restrictions apply to signs displayed on or facing any state highway.
Local elections candidate handbook provides full guidelines for electioneering signage.
General election signage must comply with the Electoral (advertisements of a specified kind) Regulations 2005.
We have maps of approved locations around Porirua City which makes it clear where you can put up signs on public land.