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This guidelines seeks to help tourism businesses applying for road signs.
If you operate a business which primarily attracts and caters for visitors, you may be eligible for road signing to improve businesses visibility to customers and to improve the appeal of the region.
If you operate a business within Glenelg Shire which primarily attracts and caters for visitors you may be eligible for road signing. Applications will only be considered if they including the following criteria:
A customer request form for a tourism sign is submitted and allocated under 'Roads, Footpaths, Drainage and Rural Trees'.
All details are provided, including business name, information to be included on the sign/s requested, proposed location/s of the sign.
Confirmation on type of road signs required for tourism businesses: (1) white text on brown background for tourism attractions and (2) white text on a blue background for tourism services.
If successful, businesses will be required to meet the costs associated with the provision of the sign(s). Costs associated with this process must be paid prior to fabrication and installation, any additional cost associated with maintenance/replacement will be at the cost of the business.
Eligibility does not automatically guarantee entitlement to tourism road signs as other factors will be considered by the road authorities and Council.
Visit the VicRoads website or Regional Department of Transport and Planning to find out more information about tourism road signing.
Installation of new business signage
If successful, businesses will be required to meet the costs associated with the provision of the sign(s).Costs associated with this process must be paid prior to fabrication and installation, any additional cost associated with maintenance/replacement will be at the cost of the business.
Businesses will need to factor into their planning that the overall process from application to manufacture and installation may take at a minimum three to four months from start to finish.
To discuss your eligibility, please contact Council's Economic Development Unit:
Phone: 1300 GLENELG
If your proposed sign location is on VicRoads managed roads you may need to complete one of the following application: