An election sign is a sign which encourages a person to vote for a particular political candidate, political party, referenda or matter relating to any Federal, State, or Local Government election, this excludes bumper stickers.
Guidelines for Election Signs
The following guidelines apply in respect of the placement of election signs in the Town of Claremont:
- An election sign may be erected on private property, with the approval of the owner prior to the erection of the sign.
- An election sign, no larger than 0.75 square metres in area per property, may be erected on private property with the exemption of a corner property which may display one sign facing each thoroughfare of the corner.
- Election signs should be erected no more than 28 days prior to the election and should be removed as soon as possible after the election to which it relates.
- Election signs or posters may be erected at the place of an election rally, meeting or polling place as approved by the Returning Officer for the election.
The Town prohibits the erection of election signs in any street or local government property, such as parks or reserves.
For further information please contact the Town on 08 9285 4300.