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Apply to display temporary community advertising signs

  • You need a permit to put up temporary community advertising signs on land in Cardinia Shire that is owned or managed by Council.
  • Signs can only be placed in pre-approved locations in accordance with our Temporary Community Advertising Signage Policy. This helps reduce the risk of signs distracting motorists, and to ensure that our surroundings look attractive and not too cluttered.
  • When you apply, you'll need to acknowledge that you have read the Temporary Community Advertising Signage Policy. You can view the policy here. 
  • You can apply for a permit to display temporary community advertising signs at a number of pre-approved sites in Cardinia Shire.
  • These sites provide good exposure and promotional opportunities. 
  • Future locations around the rest of the shire are yet to be determined.

View locations and conditions for displaying signs in the policy document

1 to 3 signs


4 to 6 signs


7 to 9 signs


10 to 12 signs


13 to 15 signs


16 to 18 signs


  • A picture of the design artwork for the sign.
  • Proof of current Public Liability Insurance (at least $20,000,000) or a Certificate of Currency.
  • You can apply up to 4 months before and no later than 2 weeks before the date you wish to begin advertising.
  • Allow up to 3 weeks for your application to be processed. 

Apply online

Applying and paying online (this is a secure payment) is easier for you, and means we can process your application more quickly.  

Apply online

Post, email or drop your application to us

Download the temporary community advertising signs application form then post, email or drop your form to us. 


Temporary community advertising signs application
Cardinia Shire Council
PO Box 7 
Pakenham VIC 3810 


In person

Cardinia Shire Council
20 Siding Avenue, Officer (view in Google Maps)

Contact our Compliance Services Team on 1300 787 624