Signage Home / Development / Commercial and industrial / Signage Page ContentFind out about the City of Stirling's policy and local law related to advertising signs. Advertising signs policy The City of Stirling has an advertising signs policy to:Ensure that the display of advertisements on private sites does not adversely impact on the amenity of surrounding landAvoid a proliferation of signs on individual sites and buildingsImprove the streetscape of major roadsEncourage the rationalisation of advertising signs on individual premisesEncourage the incorporation of advertising signs into the design consideration of buildingsEnsure that signs are not discriminatory or offensiveEnsure that signs only relate to services and products on the site.In order to achieve these objectives, most signs require a sign licence prior to installation, and certain signs may also require planning approval.Schedule 8 of Local Planning Scheme No. 3Schedule 8 of Local Planning Scheme No. 3 contains provisions for:ApprovalsSign definitionsSigns zoning tableStandardsExisting signsDiscontinuanceMaintenance of advertising signsRemoval of advertising signsNotices.Section 6.1 of the Local Planning Scheme No. 3 Policy ManualRefer to Section 6.1 of the Local Planning Scheme No. 3 Policy Manual for more information on: Information regarding signage that is relevant to planning approval and building licence applications and submissionsGeneral development provisionsSpecific sign development standardsSpecific area development provisionsGuideline areasNeighbour consultationVariationsControl and maintenance of existing advertising signs.Sign Local Laws The Sign Local Laws contains information on advertisement sign licences, including:ExemptionsRequirements ApplicationIssueDurationFeesProductionOffences & penaltiesRemoval & disposal of signs.