Road signs

​​​​​​​Road signs are used to provide road users with information relating to the location of a range of local services and facilities. The major types of signage in our roading network​ are:​

Fingerboard signsFinger board sign with fraser park on it.

Fingerboard signs are advisory signs used to indicate facilities that are: 

  • Public amenities and community facilities 

  • Sporting and recreational grounds or facilities 

  • Other facilities like churches, marae, accommodation and transport hubs.​ 

Diffrent types of service signs.

Service signs ​

Service signs are advisory signs that are: ​

  • Commonly required by travellers

  • Located adjacent to the road or a reasonable distance along a side road 

  • Identified by an approved symbol.​

​How to request a new road sign?

​Applications for new fingerboard or service​ signs on intersections of local roads are to be made using the application form below.  The applicant shall be responsible for the cost of erecting the sign and/or post (an invoice will be sent out). 

Page reviewed: 16 May 2016 4:21pm