Apply for a signage permit

You may need a permit to display signage at a business. This includes in residential zones or a home-based business.

The size and type of the sign, as well as the zone you plan to display the sign in, will determine whether you need a permit. 

We prefer you submit your application online. If you do not want to apply online, you can lodge your application by email or in person.

Online

Step 1.Register through our online portal

You will need to register through our online portal before you apply online. Only one registration is required for each individual or company. Registrations should take one business day.

Register now

Step 2.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • A complete copy of the Certificate of Title that is no older than 3 months, including any restrictions such as a Section 173 Agreement. You can obtain a Certificate of Title from the Landata website.
  • Plans detailing how the sign will be displayed including dimensions, graphics, illumination and how the sign will be erected. The plans must be drawn to scale.
  • A site plan detailing the proposed location of the sign, as well as any other signs you have on the premises.
  • A credit or debit card to pay the relevant fee. This fee is for the lodgement of your application and does not include the cost of giving notice of your application, if required. Note: we are unable to accept an Amex or Diners card online.

Step 3.Submit your application

Apply online

Step 4.What happens next?

Visit our Planning permit application process page to find out how we will assess your application.

Email

Step 1.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • A complete copy of the Certificate of Title that is no older than 3 months, including any restrictions such as a Section 173 Agreement. You can obtain a Certificate of Title from the Landata website.
  • Plans detailing how the sign will be displayed including dimensions, graphics, illumination and how the sign will be erected. The plans must be drawn to scale.
  • A site plan detailing the proposed location of the sign, as well as any other signs you have on the premises.

Step 2.Download the application form

Download and complete the Application for Planning Permit(PDF, 907KB) form.

Step 3.Submit your application

Send your completed form and supporting documents to:

info@frankston.vic.gov.au

Step 4.What happens next?

We will contact you to pay the relevant fee. This fee is for the lodgement of your application and does not include the cost of giving notice of your application, if required.

Visit our Planning permit application process page to find out how we will assess your application.

Mail

Step 1.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • A complete copy of the Certificate of Title that is no older than 3 months, including any restrictions such as a Section 173 Agreement. You can obtain a Certificate of Title from the Landata website.
  • Plans detailing how the sign will be displayed including dimensions, graphics, illumination and how the sign will be erected. The plans must be drawn to scale.
  • A site plan detailing the proposed location of the sign, as well as any other signs you have on the premises.

Step 2.Download the application form

Download and complete the Application for Planning Permit(PDF, 907KB) form.

Step 3.Submit your application

Send your completed form and supporting documents to:

Frankston City Council
PO Box 490
Frankston 3199

Step 4.What happens next?

We will contact you to pay the relevant fee. This fee is for the lodgement of your application and does not include the cost of giving notice of your application, if required.

Visit our Planning permit application process page to find out how we will assess your application.

In person

Step 1.Prepare your application

Your application must include:

  • A complete copy of the Certificate of Title that is no older than 3 months, including any restrictions such as a Section 173 Agreement. You can obtain a Certificate of Title from the Landata website.
  • Plans detailing how the sign will be displayed including dimensions, graphics, illumination and how the sign will be erected. The plans must be drawn to scale.
  • A site plan detailing the location of the sign, as well as any other signs you have on the premises.

Step 2.Download the application form

Download and complete the Application for Planning Permit(PDF, 907KB) form.

Step 3.Submit your application

Visit our Customer Service Centre between 8:30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Frankston Civic Centre
30 Davey Street
Frankston

Step 4.What happens next?

We will contact you to pay the relevant fee. This fee is for the lodgement of your application and does not include the cost of giving notice of your application, if required.

Visit our Planning permit application process page to find out how we will assess your application.