State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 5 August 2020 at 10:00)
Part 2 Division 2 Subdivision 5
Subdivision 5 Under awning signs
2.90   Specified development
The construction or installation of a business identification sign suspended below the existing awning of a building is development specified for the purposes of this code.
2.91   Development standards
The standards specified for that development are that the development must—
(a)  not result in more than one sign of this type for each ground floor tenancy, and
(b)  not be more than 1.5m2 in area, and
(c)  not be more than 2.5m in length, and
(d)  be erected with the lower edge at least 2.6m above ground level (existing), and
(e)  be suspended at right angles to the building, and
(f)  not project beyond the awning fascia, and
(g)  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
(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.