State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 15 July 2020 at 18:05)
5.14   Development standards
(1)  The standards specified for that development are that the development must—
(a)  not result in more than 4 business identification signs (which may refer to more than 1 business within the building) or building identification signs (or both) of this type for the building so long as only one sign is visible on each elevation of the building, and
(b)  not project beyond the parapet or eaves of the building to which it is attached, and
(c)  if located in an industrial zone—be no more than 2.5m2 in area and not project more than 1.5m horizontally from the facade of the building, and
(d)  if located in any other zone—be no more than 1.5m2 in area and not project more than 0.75m horizontally from the facade of the building, and
(e)  be securely fixed to the wall in accordance with—
(i)  AS/NZS 1170.0:2002, Structural design actions, Part 0: General principles, and
(ii)  AS/NZS 1170.2:2011, Structural design actions, Part 2: Wind actions, and
(f)  if the sign is illuminated—
(i)  have its means of illumination, including any associated cables, concealed or integrated within the frame of the sign, and
(ii)  not be animated, flashing or moving, and
(iii)  comply with AS 4282—1997, Control of the obtrusive effects of outdoor lighting, and
(g)  if the sign is a business identification sign and is on land that is within a residential zone or within 50m of land that is within a residential zone and the sign faces the residential zone—only be illuminated during the following periods—
(i)  if the hours of operation of the business identified on the sign have been approved—during those hours,
(ii)  if the hours of operation of the business identified on the sign have not been approved—between 7.00 am and 10.00 pm on any day.
Note.
 A structure on public land or on or over a public road requires the prior approval of the relevant authority under the Local Government Act 1993 or the Roads Act 1993, respectively.
(2)  Subclause (1)(c) does not apply to development in connection with a tertiary institution.