Election signage

Election signage is a sign that encourages a person to vote for a particular, political candidate, political party, referendum or matter relating to any federal, state, or local government election.

Erecting election signage

Candidates may place or erect an election sign in specified areas of a thoroughfare or council land provided it complies with the Election Signs Policy.

Candidates who want to display election signage on private property must have the consent of the owner and comply with the City's Local Planning Scheme No.3. 

The placement of election signage must not pose a health or safety risk to motorists and/or pedestrians.

A comprehensive list of requirements are detailed in the City's signs policies and information sheet below.

Useful documents

Document nameDownloadable files
Election Signs Information Sheet595.1KB (PDF)
Election Signs Policy735.8KB (PDF)
Advertising Signs Policy1.3MB (PDF)