Councils often have specific rules and permits to ensure common activities are carried out in a safe manner for users and the public. Information for Advertising Signs Roadside Vending Home based activities Popular tasks Applying for an advertising sign approval Most advertising signs need an approval, however, some don't. Find out if you need one. Renew or change an advertising approval Find out what you need to do if you want to renew or make a change to your approval. Learn more about home based activity approvals Depending on the type of home based activity you intend on running, an approval will be required. Find out if you need a roadside vending approval Find out which activities require and don't require an approval from Council.