Election Signs

  • Electioneering on private property must be in accordance with legislation and the Upper Hutt City Council District Plan

  • Electioneering on public property is limited to specific signage sites (see schedule 1 – Control of temporary signs bylaw 2018)

  • Each candidate can erect 1 sign per approved location

  • Signs/hoardings in a zone with a speed limit of more than 50km per hour can only be one-sided

  • Signs/hoardings cannot be attached to any pole, fence, piece of furniture without Council permission

  • Signs/hoardings should not obstruct the view of any corner, bend, intersection, vehicle crossing, pedestrian crossing, traffic sign or signal.

From a more detailed breakdown of the temporary sign rules please see the Control of Temporary Signs Bylaw.