The rules around the placement of signs can be complex and various permissions and permits may be necessary.
Policies and bylaws set out the rules:
When advertising in public places, the following generally applies:
Offensive or inappropriate signs are dealt with by the Advertising Standards Authority(external link). Information about how to make a complaint(external link).
Signs may require a resource consent or building consent.
Rules for construction site hoardings and information on hoarding fee rebates.