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Signboards eligible for validation

Projecting Signboard

Projecting Signboard

  • signboard that is fixed to the external wall of a building; and
  • signboard that projects more than 600 mm from the wall

General requirements on projection and clearance of signboards

Signboards attached to building with balcony and/or canopy

1Minimum 3.5m

2Minimum 1m

3Minimum 5.8m

4Maximum 4.2m

5Minimum 2.4m, Lateral distance

6No sign to rest on canopy

7Minimum 3m

8Minimum 7m

Positional requirements of projecting signboards

Note 1: Please refer to PNAP APP-126   for interpretation of external wall for the purpose of signboards


Corresponding Minor Works Item

Class I

1.20

Class I

Erection/Alteration

  • Not consist of stone
  • No additional load to cantilevered slab
  • Not involve alteration of structural elements
  1. Display area
    10m2 – 20m2
  2. Projects from external wall
    ≤ 4.2m
  3. Signboard thickness
    ≤ 600mm
Class II

2.18

Class II

Erection/Alteration

  • Not consist of stone
  • No additional load to cantilevered slab
  • Not involve alteration of structural elements
  1. Display area
    ≤ 10m2
  2. Projects from external wall
    ≤ 4.2m
  3. Signboard thickness
    ≤ 600mm
Class III

3.16

Class III

Erection/Alteration/Removal

  • Not consist of stone
  • No additional load to cantilevered slab
  • Not involve alteration of structural elements
  1. Display area
    ≤ 1m2
  2. Projects from external wall
    ≤ 1m
  3. Signboard thickness
    ≤ 300mm
  4. Distance from ground
    ≤ 6m
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