The rules around the placement of signs can be complex and various permissions and permits may be necessary.
These set out the rules:
Offensive or inappropriate signs are dealt with by the Advertising Standards Authority (external link) . Information about how to make a complaint (external link) to the Advertising Standards Authority.
Signs may require a resource consent or building consent.
Rules about signs on trailers, vehicles and mobile 'sandwich boards'.
Rules for construction site hoardings and information on hoarding fee rebates.
Signs, flags, flagpoles, satellite dishes, advertising blimps or helium balloons.