Apply for a Sign Permit

Sign Icon: Apply for a Sign Permit

A permit is required for all new signs and replacement of or modifications to existing signs.


Step 1.Requirements 

Signage allowed depends on the zoning of the property. Properties are zoned under the Land Development Code and sign regulations are governed based upon Article 6, Signs and Lighting. Check your zoning.

Sign Permit fees(PDF, 380KB) are based upon the valuation of the sign (minimum review fee of $50) and due prior to permit issuance.

Step 2.Create an Account & Apply Online

First time users will need a valid email address to set up an account. It takes about 5 minutes to create a new account.

You can use the online Self-Service Portal to apply for a sign permit.

Apply Online

Step 3.What to Expect Next

Permits are processed in approximately five business days.

Step 4.Inspection Required

All permanent signs require an inspection upon completion. To schedule a sign inspection, please use the online Self-Service Portal.

Schedule an Inspection


For questions about submitting a sign permit online, please call 303-754-3308.

Temporary Signs

With some exceptions, banners, flags, sidewalk signs and other similar devices may be permitted as a temporary sign through an approved Temporary Sign Permit. For more information on temporary signs, please download the Temporary Signage Information Guide(PDF, 672KB) or call the Zoning Hotline at 303-754-3308 to speak with a planner.

All temporary signs are reviewed against the provisions in Article 6, Division 5, Temporary Signs of the Land Development Code. While there are no fees for temporary signs, they still must obtain a sign permit. To apply for a permit, please use the online Self-Service Portal. Permits are processed in approximately five business days.