Temporary signage/display of goods in public place

It is advised that the Town of Cambridge Local Government and Public Property Local Law and Trading in Public Places Local Law require all temporary signs, goods, goods display,  planter boxes and other items placed on public place to be approved by the Town and a valid permit issued.

A "public place" means "any thoroughfare or place which the public are allowed to use, whether the thoroughfare or place is or is not on private property and includes parklands, squares, reserves, beaches and other lands set apart for the use and enjoyment of the public, including all lands which belong to or which are vested in, or are under the control or management of, the local government" (i.e. Town of Cambridge).

public property” means any real property, land, lot, or reserve which is open and available for use by the public for public purposes, whether through payment of a fee or not, and includes any building, structure, flora or fauna thereon.

Application documents:

pdf.png  Application to display a temporary sign or planter box in a public place

pdf.png  Application to display goods and trade in a public place

Charity,' not-for profit' associations are fee exempt.

 

The Council has prescribed the following fees for 2016-2017

Trade in a public Place (per metre of footpath/trading activity zone up to 5 metres)*

$10

- per metre thereafter*

$15

Display Goods in a public place  (per metre of footpath/trading activity zone up to 5 metres)*

$10

Display an advertising sign on public property or road verge - annual fee*

$25

Display Permit on verge or public property - 3 year fee*

$50

- per metre thereafter*

$15

Impounding

 

- non compliant signs on public property or road verge

$50

Last Updated: 09/03/2017