Sign Permits and Standards

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Note: Signs placed within the right-of-way or attached to trees, utility poles, rocks or other similar surfaces are not permitted and can be removed without warning.

Does my sign need a permit?

Click on the different types of signs to learn more about sign requirements and see examples.

  • Electronic Message Centers

  • Flag

  • Freestanding Sign

  • Revolving or Moving Signs

  • Temporary Sign - Banner

  • Temporary Sign - Sandwich Board

  • Temporary Sign - Temporary (Sail) Flags

  • Temporary Sign - Yard

  • Wall Signs

In 2014, the City Council adopted a new Sign Ordinance [PDF] in which sign area is now based on percentage of wall area and the sign overlay zone.

How is sign area determined?

The exact square footage permitted for each sign type is determined by the sign overlay district in which the business is located (Contemporary Commercial, Major Recreation, Traditional Commercial Corridor and Traditional Town Center) and the type of building (multi-tenant vs. single tenant).

Which sign district is my business located in?

Sign District Overlay Map [PDF]

What are the standards for my sign district? 

Information outlining the signage size and placement is available in City Code 151.185.

Sign District Standard Table [PDF]

Temporary Signs Table [PDF]

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