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Skysign and License Department is an independent department of Pune Municipal Corporation which is controlled by Additional Municipal Commissioner. The department approves the erection of different types of advertising hoardings and flexes at various places in the city as per section 244 of the Maharashtra Municipal Corporation Act, 1949. As per section 245, action is taken to remove unauthorized hoardings. It also provides machinery permit for using machines in business and storage licences for the storage of flammable material. Permission is given to advertisement hoardings by making sure that it is not causing harm to beauty of the city, creating barriers to traffic and threat to pedestrian life. This Permission is valid only for 6 months. Advertising fees of six months is accepted in advance. After completion of six months, license holder renews the license. The validity of a business license is 12 months.

The following works are carried out through the Pune Municipal Corporation's license and skyline department:

  • Advertising hoarding/Flex permission and license renewal
  • To provide machinery permits for machinery running on electricity and water vapour.
  • Provide storage license for storage of flammable substances
  • Take action against complaints about unauthorized hoarding, flex, banners and businesses in the city limits.
  • Provide a license and code number as per approved board, permit, license rules.
  • Permission to set up temporary promotional spans during festivals according to acceptable policies
  • Permission for construction of pandal/pavilion to civic bodies / organizations under a valid