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Election signs

Election signage requirements are set out in the New Plymouth District Plan, NPDC Bylaw Part 7 Signs and the Election Hoardings on Council-owned Property Policy.  

There are some limits on the erection and placement of local body election signage.

No election signage is permitted in or above public areas. This includes reserves, roads, footpaths, berms and state highways. Election signage cannot be fixed to utility poles or other structures on public land, including vehicles and trailers.

Infringement fines may apply for non-compliance.


The following requirements are set out in the District Plan.