8. Every person wishing to obtain or renew a permit must
(1) establish that the planned advertising sign will conform to this Act and, where applicable, furnish proof of any authorization required thereby;
(2) fulfill the conditions and formalities prescribed by regulation and pay any fees fixed therein.
A permit shall be issued or renewed for a period of one, three or five years, as the applicant elects. It shall contain the information prescribed by regulation and be accompanied with an identification plate.