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Signs Requiring a Permit
The following temporary signs may be displayed after obtaining a valid permit:
  • A-Frame Signs:  May not exceed 2-feet in width and 3-feet in height; one per business; prohibited on public street/sidewalk and in certain zoning districts (Permit valid for one year).
  • Special Promotion Signs: May include pennants, banners, flags, inflatable structures, search lights, character or product likeness, attention attracting media and devices, non-merchandise displays (Maximum of 10 consecutive days; no more than 3 times per calendar year; minimum of 30 days between each display).
  • Grand Openings & Business Name/Ownership Changes: May include pennants, banners, flags, inflatable structures, search lights, character or product likeness, attention attracting media and devices, non-merchandise displays (Maximum of 30 consecutive days; minimum of 180 days between each display).
  • Interim Business Identification Banners: For temporary business identification while a permanent wall sign has obtained a sign permit and is being designed, constructed and installed (Must be removed upon permanent sign installation).
  • Others Signs Requiring a Permit: Sign walkers, kiosks, community/neighborhood event signs, subdivision signs, construction signs, portable business signs, future development signs, apartment/condo promotions, model home promotions, government mandated signs, religious assembly signs, inflatable objects.

Contact the Planning Division for more information regarding permittable signage that is avaliable.  In order to obtain a sign permit, a completed application containing the property owner’s signature, a site plan including location and a sketch of proposed sign must be completed and submitted to Development Services.

Please note that this website provides general sign and sign permit information that applies to most, but not all, businesses and zoning districts. Visit our Prohibited Signs page or Common Sign Permit Questions page for more information.

For your convenience, please use our online complaint form or myAvondale smartphone app to report a suspected code violation. Please contact us if you have any questions or need additional information.