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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 25 August 2019 at 21:53)
Subdivision 2 Building identification signs
2.84 Specified development
The construction or installation of a building identification sign on the facade of a building for the purpose of identifying or naming a building is development specified for the purposes of this code if it is not constructed or installed on a heritage item or draft heritage item, in a heritage conservation area or draft heritage conservation area.
2.85 Development standards
The standards specified for that development are that the development must:(a) have only one sign displayed on each street frontage, and(b) not be more than 2.5m2 in area, and(c) be mounted flat against an exterior wall or parapet and must not protrude more than 300mm from the face of the wall or parapet, and(d) not be located higher than:(i) the parapet or eaves of the building, orwhichever is the lower, and(ii) 15m above ground level (existing),(e) not cover any window, door or architectural feature, and(f) be securely fixed to the building 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(g) not include any advertising of goods, products or services, and(h) 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(i) if the sign is on a building on land that is within a residential, rural or environment protection zone, or is within 50m of and faces toward land that is within one of those zones—only be illuminated:(i) if the hours of operation of the business identified on the sign have been approved—during those hours, or(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.