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Real estate agent advertising permit application form

  • Local Laws

About Street trading and activities 

The placement of temporary real estate agent signs, A-boards, requires a permit. 

A maximum of two signs per property may be placed on the nature strip at, or near a property for which the agent is acting. 

No sign may be placed on a: 

  • footpath
  • road
  • roundabout
  • traffic island
  • other location where it creates a hazard to pedestrian or vehicle safety.

Apply for a permit

1. Complete your application

Real estate agent advertising signs on Council Land application form  (docx, 136KB)

Real estate agent advertising signs on Council Land application form  (pdf, 123KB)

2. Prepare required documentation:

Public Liability (Certificate of Currency) 

  • noting Maroondah City Council as interested party, and 
  • see form for level of coverage required.

3. Submit your application, all required documentation and applicable fee:

  • in person at a Council Service Centre
  • by mail: PO Box 156 Ringwood 3134
  • via fax: 9294 5634 
  • by email:

4. If approved, you will receive your permit by mail within 10 business days of your application being received.

Real estate signage permits expire on 30 September each year.

Fees and charges

A permit fee applies for a real estate signage permit. See Local Laws fees and charges

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