New legislation allowing for an increase in the size of electoral signage has been announced ahead of the upcoming NSW State Government election.
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment recently announced electoral signage in rural zones would be allowed to increase to 3.75 sqm in size.
The permitted size in all other areas remains at 0.8 sqm, excluding banner signs that contain a continuous row of standard-sized signs.
The new rules for election signage sizes follows other recent changes which allow for the display format of election signage to be a poster, banner, placard or the like. Previously it was limited to posters only.
Candidates and their supporters are reminded they must comply with State and Council regulations when erecting political signage ahead of the poll, due to be held on Saturday 25 March 2023.