Objects On Footpath
Persons/Businesses who have a ground floor establishment or, access to "Non-Ground Floor" business premises via their own specific door entrance and are in the area specified in the Policy, are eligible to apply for an Object on Footpath application.
In order to make it easier to place an A-Frame on the footpath, a permit is no longer required. Business’ do need to ensure they are to be eligible for A-Frame placement prior to placing the object on the footpath. To find out if your business is eligible, please refer to the Objects on Footpath Policy (PDF, 1MB).
How to Apply
To apply for a Objects on Footpath Permit please fill in the application form:
You must submit with your application:
● Completed Application form
● A Public Liability Certificate of $10 Million
● Diagram / site plan of proposed sign / object
Return the completed form with supporting documentation to:
GPO BOX 2252
Adelaide SA 5001
Alternatively, you can also apply online:
"Objects on Footpath" applications are assessed on an individual basis against the Councils Object on Footpath Policy (PDF, 1Mb). Special conditions may apply where external factors may impede or compromise the public safety.
Special conditions may be attached to individual Permits if there is a need to specify certain locations and display areas.
The fees are applied as stated in Adelaide City Council's current Fees & Charges Schedule.
Object on Footpath Permit cost can be found on the Council Fees and Charges Schedule (PDF, 400Kb)
Restrictions of Use
There are certain areas within the Adelaide City Council boundaries that are restricted from displaying Objects on the footpath. These include Rundle Mall and Ceremonial Streets. North Terrace and King William Street north of Victoria Square are classified as Ceremonial Streets and Objects on footpaths are not permitted.
Attachments to buildings (Flags/Signs) may need Development Approval before the application can be proceeded with. Confirmation may be sought before application submitted.